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Bharti SoftBank’s P2P instant messenger Hike raises $65M from Tiger Global, others

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | More »

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Hike, the instant messaging (IM) app service from BSB (Bharti Softbank- the joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan’s Softbank), has secured $65 million (Rs 400 crore) in funding from a group of overseas investors led by Tiger Global Management. The funds will be used for product development ...

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Bharti SoftBank to infuse $14M more into its instant messaging service Hike

Bharti Softbank Holdings is planning to infuse additional $14 million (Rs 84 crore) into its instant messaging service Hike, according to an Economic Times report, citing sources. The capital will be used to scale the operations and marketing activities. Founded in July 2012 by Kavin Bharti Mittal (...

31 March, 2014 | More »

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Bharti Softbank launches gaming venture TinyMogul

Bharti Softbank, a joint venture between Japan-based Softbank and Bharti Enterprises, has launched a new gaming venture called TinyMogul in India. The venture is already live with two games—SongQuest, a music trivia game and Shiva, a running game and is led by a team of engineers and developers ba...

21 August, 2013 | More »

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Hike close to hitting 1B instant messages a month; 27% of activity through Hike-to-SMS

Bharti SoftBank, a joint venture between Japan’s SoftBank and Bharti Enterprises, is further upping the game with new features launched on its messaging app Hike. Talking to Techcircle.in, Kavin Bharti Mittal, BSB’s head of strategy & new product development, said that the app, which crossed...

19 June, 2013 | More »

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Bharti SoftBank expects to roll out gaming product by June, recapitalises messaging venture Hike

Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Japan’s Softbank and Bharti Enterprises, has put in $7 million (Rs 38 crore) in its messaging venture Hike Ltd which has P2P free messaging app Hike, one of the three products from BSB’s stable, as per a company statement. Hike has recently seen an ...

29 April, 2013 | More »

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10 months after launch, location-based service Hoppr claims to have 4M users on feature phones alone

Hoppr, a location-based service developed by Gurgaon-based Y2CF Digital Media Pvt Ltd in partnership with Bharti SoftBank, claims to have crossed 85 million check-ins and 4 million registered monthly users in about 10 months of operation. Launched in May 2012, Hoppr claims to be the only device-agno...

9 April, 2013 | More »

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Mobile messenger Hike goes viral with 1M-plus downloads last month on Android alone; what’s up?

Launched around seven months ago, Bharti SoftBank’s (BSB) mobile messaging app Hike has become a top grosser on the Android platform, trumping even WhatsApp, the big daddy of mobile instant messaging. Hike has become the top free app on Google Play, the marketplace for Android apps. Although the d...

15 February, 2013 | More »

Bharti Group scion Kavin Mittal on starting up, acquisition strategies

Being one of the heirs to a large business family comes with an open passport for ‘lateral’ placement in India Inc. But Kavin Bharti Mittal, one of the twin sons of Bharti group chief Sunil Bharti Mittal, had his first independent stint as a businessman with his own startup AppSpark, founded whe...

24 August, 2012 | More »

Bharti Group scion Kavin Mittal on starting up, acquisition strategies

Being one of the heirs to a large business family comes with an open passport for ‘lateral’ placement in India Inc. But Kavin Bharti Mittal, one of the twin sons of Bharti group chief Sunil Bharti Mittal, had his first independent stint as a businessman with his own startup AppSpark, founded whe...

24 August, 2012 | More »

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Bharti SoftBank has a ‘partner-build-acquire’ strategy, mobile gaming next on cards: Kavin Bharti Mittal

Bharti SoftBank or BSB, an equal equity mobile Internet joint venture between Bharti Enterprises (the private group holding firm of Bharti Group) and Japan’s telecom and Internet company SoftBank, is less than a year old (10 months to be precise), but it has already launched or struck deals with c...

21 August, 2012 | More »

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