Nokia closes digital nicely being sale to Withings founder Eric Carreel, who plans relaunch by EOY – TechCrunch
Nokia has closed the books on its unlucky foray into digital nicely being devices and corporations, and with it, a enterprise is marking its return to the world of startups. As we communicate, the Finnish telecoms giant launched that it has closed the sale of its digital nicely being division, along with 200 employees, to Eric Carreel, the earlier chairman and co-founder of Withings. Now Carreel plans to relaunch the enterprise as quickly as as soon as extra beneath the Withings mannequin by the highest of this yr, with merchandise centered on preventive nicely being.
Withings had formed the core of Nokia’s digital nicely being enterprise after it acquired the company, well-known for its good scales, in 2016 for €170 million. Nokia later rebranded the enterprise as Nokia Digital Properly being.