Hike Messenger buys US-based Zip Phone

Hike Messenger buys US-based Zip Phone

Chat Application, Hike Messenger has acquired US-based voice calling app Zip Phone, marking its first acquisition. However, the financial detail of the deal has not been disclosed.Hike is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Softbank that was launched in 2012. Hike has over 35 million users and has raised $86 million from Tiger Global and BSB till date.Founded … [Read more...]

Hike Raises $65M led by Tiger Global

Hike Messenger

Hike Ltd, an Indian messaging service provider, has raised $65 million from Bharti SoftBank and Tiger Global Management. The funds will be utilized to enhance the product and to help expand the user base of Hike Messenger.Bharti SoftBank is a joint venture between India's Bharti Enterprises and Japan's SoftBank Corp. Tiger Global Management is a New York-based investment … [Read more...]

Hike! The No. 1 App of India


Day before yesterday I got a text message stating Hey, join me on Hike! The only Indian messaging app! You can now hide your private chats from others.I thought that she was playing a prank, given the fact that how I love everything Indian but it seems no, the text message was real and Hike exists. I was living in ignorance. Ignorance is bliss. After Facebook, Twitter, and … [Read more...]