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Who now owns Nokia's investment in Jolla?

asked 2014-04-27 19:45:57 +0300

Richie Cotton gravatar image

updated 2014-04-27 21:23:12 +0300

When Jolla first started out, I heard that Nokia was one of the investors via the Nokia Bridge program. From a ZDNet article, July 2012:

Among the start-ups to get funding from Bridge so far is Jolla

Now that much of Nokia is part of Microsoft, I'm curious: who owns that investment, Microsoft or Nokia?

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10 biggest shareholders:

Jmobile investment 20.9% Sami Pienimäki 17.3% Antti Saarnio 16.4% Marc Dillon 16.4% Stefano Mosconi 16.4% Jolly Boat 2.6% Indcrea 2.2% Lek Invest 2.1% Purjekala I Oy 1.4% Sijoitusrahasto Danske Invest 1.3%

and the rest are private persons. So no Nokia or Microsoft.

HarhaanJohtaja ( 2014-04-27 20:57:36 +0300 )edit

@HarhaanJohtaja Thanks. Though after a bit of hunting, I did remember rightly. It was reported that Nokia provided funding through its Bridge program. (See edited question.) Did they not take a share of the company for that, or did they sell it already?

Richie Cotton ( 2014-04-27 21:22:35 +0300 )edit

I understood that it was a kind of bonus to encourage employees to leave.

Giacomo Di Giacomo ( 2014-04-27 23:09:40 +0300 )edit

What's Jmobile investment if I may ask?

zlc ( 2014-04-28 23:32:52 +0300 )edit

Jmobile Investement is an investment group based in Hong Kong.

Anna ( 2014-04-29 00:38:23 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-04-28 20:40:34 +0300

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updated 2014-04-28 20:40:34 +0300

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Based on the advice of Harhaan and Giacomo, I'm willing to believe that I was mistaken, and Nokia didn't own any of Jolla. Though it would have been really interesting politics if Microsoft was now a Jolla investor.

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