As India’s answer to WhatsApp, Hike is a cross-platform instant messaging service that works in 8 Indian languages, including Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada. As India’s fastest growing app, Hike has reached 100 million users globally. Apart from basic social messaging capabilities such as photos, videos and audio files.
Hike allows users to “nudge”, a feature used to ping the receiver. In addition to that, the application supports chat themes, graphical stickers, PDF files and Office Files. It also allows users to hide individual and group chats providing extended privacy, and the ability to share files without being saved on the app server. The messenger also provides free voice-calling over 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi across the globe in over 200 countries, and connectivity in both online and offline nodes.
- Company: Hike
- Started: 2007
- HQ: Bangalore
- Linkedin Employee Count: 6
- Co-founders: Kavin Bharti Mittal
- Product: Mobile-Platform Advertising
- Material Design
- Chat and Share Files on Wifi and not saved on Hike’s server
- Free Voice Calls
- 4G Connection, Send Files Up To 100 MB