Founder Story of OnePlus: How Not to Die as a Startup

Carl Pei is the Co-founder and Head of Global at OnePlus. Raised in Sweden, Carl built and currently oversees the global business of OnePlus. Founded in 2013, their debut smartphone, the OnePlus One, was hailed by TIME as the ‘phone of dreams’.

He shares his story and some valuable insights to the aspiring founders at Slush 2017.

In 2017, Slush brought together 20,000 attendees, including 2,600 startups, 1,600 investors and 600 journalists from over 130 countries. The cold and dark Helsinki welcomed these tech-heads to a week long celebration, including Slush Music, new Slush Y verticals, and hundreds of side-events and activities around the city. Slush 2018 takes place on 4.–5.12.2018

Slush 2017 in pictures:

Slush Music:
Slush Tokyo:
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Intro videos by:
VELI.fx / Veli Creative (

Slush is a non-profit event organized by a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and festival organizers. Slush has grown from a 300-person event to become the leading event of its kind in the world. The philosophy behind it has remained the same: to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward.

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