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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.) (Sept 2020)290
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 an office in New Delhi
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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

4 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

82/100

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Hike Online and Social Media Presence

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Hike News and Updates

Shock Absorbers Market Estimated to Experience a Hike in Growth by 2028

Persistence Market Research (PMR) is a third-platform research firm. Our research model is a unique collaboration of data analytics and market research methodology to help businesses achieve optimal performance. To support companies in overcoming complex business challenges, we follow a multi-discip…

Japan’s Suga Sees No Need for Sales Tax Hike in Next Decade

Suga Says He Sees No Sales Tax Hike For Japan in Next 10 Years

Japanese Merchants’ Mood Improves to Least Gloomy Since Tax Hike

Japanese Merchants’ Mood Improves to Least Gloomy Since Tax Hike

Automotive Gas Charged Shock Absorbers Market Estimated to Experience a Hike in Growth by 202611

Persistence Market Research (PMR) is a third-platform research firm. Our research model is a unique collaboration of data analytics and market research methodology to help businesses achieve optimal performance. To support companies in overcoming complex business challenges, we follow a multi-discip…

Hike appoints Suvesh Malhotra as VP, Head of Engineering

Hike appointed Malhotra, who has over 15 years of experience, and was previously the Senior Vice President, Technology, at OYO Hotels & Homes.

Murphy to Consider New Jersey Gas-Tax Hike With Driving Down

Murphy to Consider New Jersey Gas-Tax Hike With Driving Down
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Hike Blogs

The 4 Stages of a Start-up & Why Revenue is Just Another Feature

This is something that I talk about quite regularly with our teams at Hike. Today, I’ve penned down some of these thoughts about how I look at start-ups that are building apps in the internet space and what it means to build a business over time.There are typically 4 stages of a start-up that’s buil…

Celebrate this festive season with new animated stickers on Hike

Choose from over 100 stickers with traditional greetingsOctober 29, 2018: Hike, India’s first homegrown messaging app, has launched new animated sticker packs for Dhanteras, Diwali and Bhai Dooj.The new sticker packs bring out the different dimensions of the festival and associated celebrations. You…

Mobile Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI & CD)

Push fast, push often — moving testing upfront in the development cycleBy Ishaan Bhatnagar and Astha Sharma, Program and Release Team, HikeEarlier this year, Kavin Bharti Mittal (our Founder and CEO) decided it was time to re-tool our systems and re-build our culture. He asked one big loaded questio…

Code Clean up with Kotlin

People started learning Kotlin especially after it became an official language for Android development. It has many features which are not supported or difficult to write in Java .In this blogpost, I will cover few topics which are useful in every day development of Android as it reduces the code, a…

Product Playbook: Our New UX Model

By Pathik Shah, VP Products @ HikeDefinitely not how we want to have our beloved users experience HikeNavigating through this while building products for millions of users, each of them different and diverse in their own way, can be quite tricky. For a while, we used the AARRRC funnel inspired by 50…

All Hands, TGIFs & more. How we communicate with our teams @ Hike

All Hands, TGIFs & more. How we communicate with our teams at Team Hike In a fast-moving environment, where things are evolving so quickly it can get easy to get a little lost and lose sight of direction. When you’re around 150 people, this becomes even more apparent.That’s why we’ve found it vi…
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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 290 employees.

  • Who are Hike competitors?

    Competitors of Hike include Snapdeal, Moxtra and WeChat.

  • Where are Hike offices?

    Hike has an office in New Delhi.

  • How many offices does Hike have?

    Hike has 1 office.