Posts Tagged: Bharti Softbank

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Hike gets fresh $65M funding to take on WhatsApp in India

Free messaging app Hike, the Indian answer to WhatsApp, has just raised US$65 million in funding. Founder Kavin Mittal tells Tech in Asia hi...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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Battling WhatsApp in India, Hike grows to 15 million users

There’s even more focus on messaging apps this week after Facebook’s buy-up of WhatsApp. The acquisition has also highlighted th...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 1:49 pm
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What’s Whatsapp? India’s Hike App Aims for Global Launch in October

As Korea gave birth to Kakaotalk, Japan to Line, and China to WeChat, an Indian startup is looking to have its own group messaging smash hit...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Despite WhatsApp’s dominance in India, investors still bet on local chat apps like Hike

Indian instant messaging app Hike just received $14 million in funding from Bharti Softbank, according to the Economic Times. The app repo...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
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India’s Hike App Goes Global, Ready to Zap Messages Across Android, iPhone, WP

The India-made messaging app Hike, which we previewed back in September, has made good on its promise to launch internationally. And to make...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 11:54 pm
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