Hike is a mobile app that enables its users to communicate with each other. It also enables its users to access group chats, pin important messages, send and receive attachments, and connect on both online and offline modes.
Hike was launched on 12 December 2012 by Kavin Bharti Mittal and it is based in New Delhi, Delhi, India.
The company raised its first round of funding of $7 million from Bharti SoftBank in April 2013. It is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank. On 16 August 2016 Hike raised $175 million in a new round of funding led by Tencent & Foxconn. After raising this round Hike Messenger reached the valuation of $1.4 Billion.