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After losing to WhatsApp, Kavin Mittal's Hike aims to rival Facebook

Despite becoming a hit early on thanks to quirky stickers and a privacy feature that let teenagers hide chats from parents, Hike's messenger app overtime failed to challenge the popularity of WhatsApp

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P R Sanjai | Bloomberg 

Kavin Bharti Mittal
Kavin Bharti Mittal Mittal is now focused on bolstering revenue through Hike’s two new platforms

Kavin Bharti Mittal, a scion of the family behind India’s second-biggest wireless operator, is planning to revive his struggling technology startup more than four years after it was valued at $1.4 billion by backers including Softbank Group Corp.

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First Published: Thu, February 18 2021. 09:57 IST
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