Hike + CricBuzz bring World Cup 2015 to your fingertips!
It’s extremely tedious to download a new app every time there’s another event, isn’t it? Die-hard fans will go out of their way to download yet another app but what about the rest of us? What about the rest of us, who want to stay up to date with what’s going on, but feel that it’s too […]
Introducing Free Hike Calls
2015 has begun with a bang. After our first ever acquisition of Zip Phone. a free calling app earlier this January; we’re excited to roll out free hike calls! Today we’re introducing hike calls to over 90% of our user base starting with Android. Here’s what we’ve packed in: Free hike to hike calls over 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi Call friends in 200+ countries […]
Chat Backup, Lightning Fast File Transfer & More Stickers! Merry Christmas!
We’ve just launched a new Android update for you, right in time for Christmas! We’ve been working round the clock in the last couple of weeks to get in some of the top things you’ve been asking for over the past few months. With this update, hike is even faster, better, lighter, and now has […]
It feels great to be two! It’s the age when you run fast, fall hard and get back up on your feet quickly – only to run faster I was going through my post last year and boy, have we come some distance! So much has happened in between. But before we get there, I’d like to thank each and every […]
Regional Stickers & Sticker Shop
While an image is worth a thousand words, stickers take expressing yourself to a whole new level! We’ve seen people go nuts with stickers, engaging in sticker wars with their friends and more. Stickers make it extremely easy to say anything you want, without the hassle of having to type it out. Expressing our emotions and […]
Calling All Yahoo India Engineers!
Calling All Yahoo India Engineers! Come, Join India’s Biggest Mobile Startup! We just heard that Yahoo is letting go of a lot of talented engineers like you. And a lot of your friends too. It’s apparently downsizing its software development centre in Bangalore, and laying off all engineers in India. Well, screw that. The way we […]
Donate for Kashmir
Update: We’ve raised Rs. 1 crore from more than a million Indians on hike, and combined with our own contribution of Rs. 10 lac, we’ve netted a total donation of Rs. 1.1 crore. We’re donating the whole amount to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund by demand draft. Donate for Kashmir – #Hike4Kashmir What’s happening […]
Hike Messenger Crosses 35 Million Users; Raises $65M Led by Tiger Global
35 Million Users: Adds 15M users in just 2 months, brings total user-base to 35M. Over 50% active every month. Messaging Volumes: Handling over 10 Billion messages per month and over 3 Billion stickers per month 90% Indians: Over 90% users from India; over 80% under the age of 25 Raises $65M: Hike raises $65M […]
The #1 App of India
Yesterday we hit #1 on Android and iOS app stores and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ve displaced tons of other popular apps, including the world’s biggest messaging apps – WhatsApp, social networks – Facebook and games – Candy Crush Saga. We’re now the fastest growing mobile app in India amongst the entire lot, adding […]