Kavin Bharti Mittal: News

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 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.

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.

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.

29 Oct 2016


Flipkart's Sachin Bansal eyes lobby group for start-ups

Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal is eyeing the possibility of creating a lobby group for start-ups across the country.