Kavin Bharti Mittal

Hike pivots to multi-app approach in bid to boost growth

Payal Ganguly

Hike, the country’s smallest unicorn in terms of revenues, has decided to pivot to a multi-app approach in its latest strategic ....

10 January, 2019

Quikr, Paytm bosses top techpreneurs pay chart - who else got fat cheques?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Keshav Sunkara

Founders of India’s largest and best-funded internet and digital technology firms took home an average hike of 20% in gross ....

13 July, 2018

Hike laying off staff, closing Bengaluru ops in turnaround effort

Binu Paul

Kavin Bharti Mittal-founded messaging app Hike Pvt. Ltd is laying off many employees and shutting its Bengaluru operations, as ....

28 May, 2018

Kavin Mittal gets 24-fold hike in FY16

Disha Sharma

Kavin Bharti Mittal, CEO at Hike Ltd, received an almost 24-fold increase in compensation for 2015-16, as the messaging app expanded ....

20 January, 2017

Hike: Revenue Rs 42 lakh in FY16, valuation $1.4 bn

Disha Sharma

Hike Ltd, the messaging app operator that touched $1.4 billion in valuation last year, started earning revenue in 2015-16 but ....

6 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Hike's Kavin Mittal takes the fast lane to success

Shruti Jain

For Kavin Bharti Mittal, the 29-year-old founder and chief executive of instant messaging app Hike, 2016 will go down as a milestone ....

28 December, 2016

Messaging app Hike rolls out in-built camera


Homegrown messaging app Hike today announced new features, bringing in augmented reality with a camera built into the app, but ....

17 November, 2016

We're going to be playing an entirely different ball game in 2017, says Hike's Kavin Bharti Mittal

Nishant Sharma

Having entered the coveted $1-billion-club of startups in India, Kavin Bharti Mittal is more confident than ever about the success ....

7 October, 2016

Kavin Bharti Mittal's inspiration & philosophy in life

Varun Arora

Kavin Bharti Mittal, one of the twins of Bharti Enterprises chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, launched instant messaging mobile app ....

16 August, 2016

Messaging app Hike joins unicorn club after raising $175 mn

Arti Singh & Varun Arora

Messaging app Hike Ltd has raised $175 million (Rs 1,170 crore) from China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology ....

16 August, 2016

Instant messaging app Hike hits 1B daily messages

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Instant messaging app Hike claims that its users exchange one billion messages every day. Monthly usage on the Hike app increased ....

2 December, 2015

Hike close to hitting 1B instant messages a month; 27% of activity through Hike-to-SMS

Sonam Gulati

Bharti SoftBank, a joint venture between Japan's SoftBank and Bharti Enterprises, is further upping the game with new features ....

19 June, 2013

There's a big company backing but hacker sort of culture at BSB: Kavin Bharti Mittal

Sonam Gulati

Kavin Bharti Mittal, one of the twin sons of Bharti group chief Sunil Bharti Mittal, had his first business stint with his own ....

29 August, 2012

Bharti Group scion Kavin Mittal on starting up, acquisition strategies

Sonam Gulati

Being one of the heirs to a large business family comes with an open passport for 'lateral' placement in India Inc. But Kavin ....

24 August, 2012

Bharti SoftBank has a 'partner-build-acquire' strategy, mobile gaming next on cards: Kavin Bharti Mittal

Sonam Gulati

Bharti SoftBank or BSB, an equal equity mobile Internet joint venture between Bharti Enterprises (the private group holding firm ....

21 August, 2012