Carl Pei's Nothing unveils teenage engineering as Founding Partners
You may or may not have heard of them already but, Nothing, the new London-based consumer technology company, founded by OnePlus Co-Founder, Carl Pei, has just announced teenage engineering as a founding partner of the company.
teenage engineering is a Stockholm-based company who design and create music-creation focused products. The company’s first product, the portable synthesizer OP-1, was launched in 2010 and has quite the cult following from some of the biggest names in music.
“I’m really excited to welcome teenage engineering to the growing Nothing family. They consist of some of the best designers and creatives that I’ve had the pleasure of working with. Together, we’ve created a product roadmap that’s unique and true to Nothing’s vision,” Carl Pei, CEO & co-founder of Nothing.
Jesper Kouthoofd, co-founder & CEO of teenage engineering, is the Creative Lead at Nothing while Tom Howard has been appointed as Head of Design of Nothing.
“When Carl first told me about Nothing’s vision I remember being super excited thinking about how this would be translated into the design identity of the products. After months of research and development, we are now in a place where I believe we will have something exciting to show to the world,” Jesper Kouthoofd, Founding Partner & Creative Lead of Nothing.
Nothing is expected to release its first products in the coming months with their very first product expected to be wireless earbuds.
Finally, the company recently announced that it is opening up for its community to invest as part of its Series A. So far, over 20,000 people have signed up for early access with a registered interest close to $30 million in total. This community funding round will be carried out through a crowdfund campaign starting on March 2nd.