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Hike Messenger joins the Unicorn club, raises $175mn in Series D funding led by Tencent and Foxconn -

Hike messenger today announced having raised $175 million, at a valuation of $1.4 billion, led by Tencent and Foxconn, along with existing investors – Softbank, Bharti and Tiger Global. After the current valuation, the platform has qualified in the ...and more »

India's WhatsApp rival Hike raises $175M led by Tencent at a $1.4B valuation - TechCrunch

India has a new tech unicorn. Hike, a four-year-old messaging app, today announced that it has closed $175 million in funding led by new investors Chinese internet giant Tencent and manufacturing firm Foxconn. The Series D round values the company at ...and more »

Hike Messenger raises $175 mn from investors led by Tencent - The Hindu

Kavin Bharti Mittal,Founder and CEO, Hike Messenger, at a Press Conference, in New Delhi on Tuesday . PHOTO: Sandeep Saxena. Yuthika Bhargava. NEW DELHI:, August 17, 2016 01:50 IST. Updated: August 17, 2016 01:50 IST. more-in. This is Hike's fourth and ...and more »

Tencent, Foxconn lead $175 mn round in messaging app Hike - VCCircle

Messaging app Hike Ltd has raised $175 million (Rs 1,170 crore) from China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group and other investors in a round that propelled it to the elite list of unicorns, or private companies valued at least $1 ...and more »

OYO Raises $90M from SoftBank and Hike Messenger Secures $175M Led by Tencent & Foxconn - BW Businessworld

India-based messaging platform Hike Messenger has raised $175 million in a Series D round of funding led by Tencent Holdings Ltd and Foxconn Technology Group at a valuation of $1.4 billion. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to WhatsApp Share to Facebook ...and more »

Hike messaging app raises $175 million from Tencent, Foxconn and others, joins unicorn club - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The maker of China's best-selling instant messaging app WeChat has jumped into the Indian fray by co-leading a $175-million (Rs 1,200-crore) investment in Hike, setting up a potential battle with Facebook-owned WhatsApp and helping create ...and more »

With USD 175 Mn Funding, Hike Messenger Focuses On Expansion -

Hike Messenger, one of India's homegrown messaging platforms, announced the receipt of a USD175 million in Series-D funding, from the likes of Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology Group. The company, led by CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal, has previously ...and more »

For Hike to win, WhatsApp doesn't have to lose: Kavin Bharti Mittal - Livemint

New Delhi: As Hike became the 10th Indian start-up to hit a valuation of at least $1 billion, founder and chief executive Kavin Bharti Mittal spoke in an interview about raising money from WeChat's owner Tencent and Taiwan's Foxconn. Mittal also spoke ...and more »

This WhatsApp Competitor in India Is Now Valued at Nearly $1.4 Billion - Fortune

Indian messaging startup Hike Messenger has raised more than $175 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology that values the company at nearly $1.4 billion. The company, which bills itself as India's only homegrown ...and more »

India messaging app Hike raises $175m from Tencent and Foxconn - Financial Times

Hike Messenger, an Indian rival to Facebook's WhatsApp, has achieved “unicorn” status after Tencent and Foxconn joined a fresh funding round that valued the business at $1.4bn. The $175m in financing has made the company one of India's most valuable ...and more »