Exclusive: Belgium-based Sofina invests $22 mn in local language content app Dailyhunt

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Local language content and news aggregator Dailyhunt has raised $22 million (Rs 154.5 crore at current exchange rate) in a fresh ....

15 May, 2019

SoftBank likely to back Dailyhunt; Falcon Edge may invest in Stanza Living: Reports

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Local-language content and news aggregator Dailyhunt, owned by Bengaluru-based Versé Innovation Pvt. Ltd, is in talks to ....

15 May, 2019
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Exclusive: Dailyhunt to raise $173 mn from Goldman Sachs, valuation to soar

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Versé Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which operates local-language content and news aggregator Dailyhunt, is raising ....

5 March, 2019

Dailyhunt to receive funding from Goldman Sachs: Report

Payal Ganguly

Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, the venture capital arm of New York-based investment bank Goldman Sachs, will lead a $60 million ....

19 February, 2019

Mobile recharge firm Komparify buys iReff; Dailyhunt tops up Series E round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Komparify, a mobile recharge platform, has acquired iReff, a mobile plans app, for an undisclosed sum in an all-cash deal, the ....

17 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018
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News aggregator Dailyhunt's parent sees revenue dip as it shuts off mobile VAS biz

Kavya Kothiyal

Content and news aggregator Dailyhunt’s parent reported a 1% decline in its consolidated operating revenue to Rs 113.2 crore ....

5 December, 2018

Dailyhunt banks on Bharat to fuel the content platform’s immersive video ambitions

Payal Ganguly

News and content aggregator Dailyhunt is planning on upending the entertainment industry with high-quality bite-sized video content ....

27 November, 2018

What ShareChat’s $100-mn funding round means for native language content platforms

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ShareChat, the native language social networking platform, catapulted into the big league of local consumer internet startups ....

24 September, 2018

Exclusive: News aggregator Dailyhunt secures first tranche of Series E round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based news aggregator Dailyhunt, run by Ver Se Innovation Pvt. Ltd, has raised over $6 million (Rs 42 crore at current ....

3 September, 2018
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Vernacular app NewsDog gets $50 mn from Tencent, others

Shweta Sharma

NewsDog, a Hindi and vernacular app founded by Chinese entrepreneurs and downloaded 10 million times on Google Play Store, has ....

22 May, 2018

Former Facebook India chief Umang Bedi joins news aggregator Dailyhunt

Dearton Thomas Hector

Verse Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which runs vernacular news aggregator and entertainment app Dailyhunt, has appointed former Facebook ....

15 February, 2018

Franklin PE arm sells Dailyhunt stake to China's Bytedance for $19.2 mn

Disha Sharma

Franklin Templeton Private Equity Strategy has exited vernacular news aggregator Dailyhunt, selling its stake to existing investor ....

1 February, 2017

Syntonic enters India with Freeway app, targets prepaid users

Priya Singh

US-based mobile app developer Syntonic has launched its data cash-back and promotion app, Freeway in India. Freeway will allow ....

3 November, 2016

Vernacular news aggregator DailyHunt raises $25 mn from China's ByteDance

Dearton Thomas Hector

  Ver Se' Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which runs vernacular news aggregator DailyHunt, has raised $25 million (Rs 168 crore) ....

15 October, 2016

Improve user experience and build loyalty, say Techcircle summit panellists

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Many Indian startups, especially e-commerce ventures, depended on discounts to acquire and retain customers over the past few ....

30 April, 2016

NewsHunt rebrands as DailyHunt

Manu P Toms

Bangalore-based Ver Se Innovation Pvt Ltd, the company behind local language mobile news app NewsHunt, has changed the name of ....

11 August, 2015