Articles about Hike
24 Aug 2021
#FundingAlert: Tinder's co-founders invest in Indian social platform Hike
Indigenously developed social platform Hike has raised fresh capital led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen over four years after it became a unicorn.
18 Jan 2021
Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores
Indian messaging app Hike StickerChat has been shut down. The platform officially closed down today following a Twitter announcement by founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal on January 6.
21 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more
In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.
24 Aug 2018
#TechBytes: 5 best messaging apps, other than WhatsApp
When was the last time you sent someone an SMS? Unless you are a bank or a telecom company frantically trying people to link their Aadhaar with their phone numbers, you don't send text messages.
21 Jun 2018
'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians
Two years after the scandalous Panama Papers leak, the whistleblowers, including the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Indian Express, have come up with a staggering 1.2mn fresh documents.
13 Feb 2018
Now book an Ola cab on Hike Messenger!
Hike Messenger has announced a partnership with cab-booking app Ola. With this, Hike users will now be able to use Ola on the messenger itself.
07 Feb 2018
WhatsApp will let you add 3 people in group video-calls
WhatsApp is all set to allow users to add up to three people in a video call.
17 Jan 2018
Hike lets users read news,make payments without internet
Messaging platform Hike has launched a new service called 'Total' that allows Android users to make online payments, read news, and even send messages, all without using internet.
11 Aug 2017
WhatsApp UPI payments feature may finally be ready
WhatsApp is finally gearing up for its next big step. With Paytm planning on bringing its messaging service soon, it has now decided to integrate UPI-based mobile payments system into its platform.
10 May 2017
SoftBank writes down investments in Ola, Snapdeal by $1.41 billion
Japanese investor SoftBank said it wrote down its investment valuation in Snapdeal and Ola by $1.41 billion. It has written down investments in Snapdeal by $1.01 billion and $400 million in Ola.
17 Apr 2017
Hike to add payments mechanism with UPI integration
Sources confirmed that Hike Messenger is all set to roll out a payment mechanism on the app which will be the first in India to be integrated with the government's UPI interface.
03 Feb 2017
Ola's valuation marked down by 40%
Vanguard Group, an investment firm based in the United States, slashed the valuation of its stake in Ola.
08 Nov 2016
SoftBank writes-off $555 million across Ola, Snapdeal investments
In the wake of India's online start-ups eyeing fresh funding, SoftBank's quarterly results reflected a decline in its returns from investments in start-ups like Ola Cabs and Snapdeal.