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Withings closes EUR 23.5 milion funding round

Thursday 18 July 2013 | 10:55 CET | News
French healthcare-related connected objects company Withings has raised EUR 23.5 million in a funding round including EUR 11 million from the French government's new innovation investment fund, BPI. The company is known for products such as connected bathroom scales. It has also developed smart infant scales, blood pressure monitors and a baby monitoring device. Its latest product, the Pulse, is a smart bracelet competing with similar products from Nike, Jawbone and Fitbit, accoding to Frandroid. Withings was formed in 2008 with EUR 3 million of seed capital. The BPI cash comes from a new

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