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Hike is a mobile application that enables its users to communicate with each other. The application enables its users to communicate through voice calls and text messages, access group chats, pin important messages, send and receive attachments, and connect on both online and offline modes. It provides several features such as chat themes, online and offline privacy, and other related features.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQNew Delhi, IN
Websitehike.in

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)287(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Hike

Kevin Mittal

Kevin Mittal

CEO & Founder
Vidur Vyas

Vidur Vyas

CMO
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Hike Office Locations

Hike has offices in New Delhi and Delhi
New Delhi, IN (HQ)
Ph 2, 1, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj II, Vasant Kunj
Delhi, IN
910-911, 9th Floor, Westend Mall,, Janakpuri, Janakpuri West, Janakpuri District Center, Janakpuri
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Hike Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Hike total Funding

$261 m

Hike latest funding size

$175 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Hike investors

Hike's latest funding round in August 2016 was reported to be $175 m. In total, Hike has raised $261 m. Hike's latest valuation is reported to be $1.4 b.
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Hike Revenue

Market valuation

1.4b
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Hike Operating Metrics

Hike's Users was reported to be 100 m in Feb, 2018.
Sep, 2015Dec, 2016Apr, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018

Messages Sent per day

1 b

Monthly Transactions

5 m10 m

Users

35 m100 m100 m100 m100 m

Wallets

25 m
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Hike Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Hike Online and Social Media Presence

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Hike News and Updates

The World’s Top Copper Nation Moves Closer to Giant Tax Hike

Giant Copper Tax Hike Moves a Step Closer in Top Miner Chile

Brazil Pledges Another ‘Sharp’ Rate Hike to Hit Inflation Target

Brazil Central Bank Pledges to Lift Rate to 4.25% in June

Norway’s First Interest-Rate Hike Isn’t Far Off: Decision Guide

Norway’s First Interest-Rate Hike Isn’t Far Off: Decision Guide

Yellen Clarifies Inflation Remark, Sees No Need for Fed to Hike

Yellen clarified she wasn’t forecasting interest-rate increases to rein in any inflation spurred by Biden’s proposed spending.

Hike rakes in $12m from exit of investment in Indian social gaming platform

This comes a few months after Hike shuttered its primary messaging business and launched a competing gaming app called Rush.

Hike exits social gaming platform WinZO after a share buyback of $12M

Hike's exit from social gaming platform Winzo came after the Series B-funded gaming startup raised additional $13 million capital from existing investors Stephan Pagliuca, Makers Fund, and Courtside Venture.
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Hike Blogs

Democratising Data Insights at Hike

Simplifying data exploration and driving business impactBy Analytics @ HikeIn mid-2018, our founder/CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal, as part an organisational decision to go ‘Back to Basics’, highlighted the need to re-think our systems and re-build our culture with one big loaded question:“How do we superc…

Celebrate Christmas and Ring in the New Year with new animated stickers on Hike

Choose from over 100 stickers with traditional greetings and moreDecember 19, 2018: This festive season, Hike — India’s first homegrown messaging app, has an early gift for everyone — new animated sticker packs for Christmas and New Year.Express your joy, love and happiness with the new sticker pack…

Four Nines of Availability

Part 1 : Micro-servicesBy Aditya Gupta, Director Engineering, HikeFor any product or service, availability is one of the most important factors and when you are a messaging app it becomes even more important to have highest availability of your services with lowest latency.“Availability is not just …

Friend Recommendation Using Heterogeneous Network Embeddings

Powering friend suggestions on HikeBy Janu Verma, Data Scientist, HikeImagine Snoopy without Woodstock or Calvin without Hobbes, Friends without Rachel, Batman without Robin or Mowgli without Baloo. Social platforms thrive on the ability of the members to find relevant friends to interact with. The …

Reducing Bug Fix Time

All in the life of a Quality Analyst at Hike By Arun Aneja and Bhavya Sharma, Engineering Team, HikeHike is India’s first homegrown social app with millions of young people messaging, sending stickers, sharing posts and connecting with friends 24/7. Active users spend approximately 30 mins daily on …

React Native @ Hike

How we started using React Native @ HikeReact Native integration in Hike started as a result of the hacker culture. Two years ago, one of the teams during a Hike-a-thon built an existing feature, in Hike on React Native (RN). When they demonstrated their ‘hack’, they showed a single file of code and…
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Hike Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hike founded?

    Hike was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Hike key executives?

    Hike's key executives are Kevin Mittal and Vidur Vyas.

  • How many employees does Hike have?

    Hike has 287 employees.

  • Who are Hike competitors?

    Competitors of Hike include Snapdeal, Moxtra and Twitter.

  • Where is Hike headquarters?

    Hike headquarters is located at Ph 2, 1, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj II, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.

  • Where are Hike offices?

    Hike has offices in New Delhi and Delhi.

  • How many offices does Hike have?

    Hike has 2 offices.