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Indian messaging platform Hike raises $175 million

Indian messaging platform Hike raises $175 million

Apps, Business
Indian messaging startup Hike Messenger has raised more than $175 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Limited and Foxconn Technology Group that values the company at nearly $1.4 billion. The company, which bills itself as India's only homegrown messaging platform, has so far raised $250 million overall in four rounds of investment, the fourth being the highest, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. Its existing investors SoftBank Group, Bharti Enterprises and Tiger Global also participated in the fourth round. The homegrown messaging platform has 100 million users in India out of which 95 percent are Indians. "Hike users, on an average, exchange 40 billion messages per month and spend 120 minutes per user per week on the platform," the company said in the stat...
Hike Messaging App turns 3 years old

Hike Messaging App turns 3 years old

Apps, News
Hike app was launched in December 2012 and within 2 months, the company had made it to #1 on the Android Playstore. Tthe free messaging app from Bharti SoftBank(BSB), was one among the ‘top free app’ on the Android Playstore and iOS Appstore across India. In Feb 2014 it has reached 15 Million users where within 5 months hike has succeeded to gain 20 Million users. This was the time where hike app has going parallel with top apps in the playstore including WhatsApp, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Clean Master and more. Hike has been growing since Hike 4.0 version update. It comes with almost 10 great features which other apps failed to do even Whatsapp. Some features like Timeline status and photo updates, sending files upto 100 MB, private messaging, more stickers, shopping coupons an
10 New Features on Hike 4.0

10 New Features on Hike 4.0

Apps
Today, A big release for the India's Hike Messaging App. One of the biggest update on Hike as stated on the blog of hike app. The twitter is trending #AllNewHike on the top list as there are 10 awesome features released on the the new version of Hike App (4.0) On the Blog post they say : "We’re super psyched to unveil Hike 4.0. It’s been 6 months in the making and boy o boy are we excited to show it to you. Hike 4.0 comes with a brand new coat of paint including Material Design and host of new features...." they have also added "The new 4.0 rendition isn’t only better looking it’s also lightning fast, 5x to be exact on performance and speed and has been optimized for extreme poor network conditions to target the next billion Indias that come online."     Note