Carl Pei ‘s new venture Nothing has been the talk of the town ever since it announced $22 Mn fund raising round that was led by Google Venture and several high profile individual investors. After the fundraise, the new startup is looking to put its operation in place.
As part of this quest, Nothing has hired Manu Sharma, as its Vice President and General Manager of Nothing India and will be overseeing the India operation. He will be responsible for driving the growth, business development & operations for Nothing in India.
Manu is one of the veterans in India’s consumer technology space, having spent over two decades working with Samsung Mobile and Hewlett-Packard in India.
“I am thrilled to welcome Manu as part of the growing Nothing team. He is an experienced business leader with a deep knowledge and understanding of the consumer technology industry in India. With his proven track record and experience, he will play a pivotal role for our growth in India. ” said Carl Pei, CEO and Co-Founder of Nothing.
“I am very excited to be part of Nothing’s journey. Carl’s vision is inspiring and I am confident that Nothing will have a meaningful impact on the consumer technology market in India and around the world,” said Manu Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, Nothing India.
Details about Carl Pei ‘s new venture Nothing are pretty hazy and obscure. The company claims that it aims at removing the barriers between people and technology to create a seamless digital future. Based in London, the startup’s maiden fundraising round saw participation of several high profile investors including Tony Fadell (Principal at Future Shape & Inventor of the iPod), Casey Neistat (YouTube personality and Co-founder of Beme), Kevin Lin (Co-founder of Twitch) and Steve Huffman (Co-founder and CEO of Reddit).
Cred’s founder and CEO Kunal Shah also participated in the funding round.