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Hike Messenger acquires tech startup Creo

11 Août 2017

Messaging platform Hike Messenger on Friday said it has acqui-hired Bangalore-based technology startup Cero's team of over 50 people. Both Srinivas and Malhotra were previously associated with Hike. The company is also the maker of media streaming device "Teewe". In the past, they have launched hardware products that includes streaming media dongles and smartphones.

"The Creo team will begin work on a developer platform to enable third party developers to build services on the Hike platform", a Hike spokesperson said in a statement.

Hike Messenger introduced its video calling feature for its users in the beta format back in September to a select few, and in October rolled out to all Android users with an update.

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Summary: Hike Messenger, India's first homegrown messaging and social media company, acquired Creo, a Bengaluru-based technology startup. As of January 2016, it had over 100 million users.

Hike which has over 300 employees spread across 2 offices in Delhi and Bangalore has Tencent, Foxconn, Tiger Global, Softbank and Bharti as its investors.

In August 2016, Hike raised its fourth round of funding of $ 175 million led by Tencent and Foxconn at a valuation of $ 1.4 billion, making it the fastest company in the India to attain a valuation of $ 1 billion, having reached the milestone in just 3.7 years.

Hike Messenger acquires tech startup Creo