Inshorts the creator Public App, a location-based social network that connects individuals to people in their vicinity.

InShorts selects latest and best news from multiple national and international sources and summarises them to present in a short and crisp 60 words or less format, personalized for you, in both, English or Hindi.

InShorts was founded in 2013 by Azhar Iqubal, Deepit Purkayastha, and Anunay Arunav. The company is based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Public is available in several major Indian languages (including Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati and Marathi), is allowing shop owners to drive e-commerce, serving as a classified platform and allowing recruiters to hire people from the neighborhood.


Inshorts' location-based social network connects individuals to people in their vicinity. Think about people living in the same society, or people in a mall or within a few miles from each other.


Inshorts' Public app has already emerged as one of the fastest growing social apps in the South Asian country, with more than 60 million monthly active users.


Inshorts is backed by Tiger Global, Addition, Vy Capital, SIG Global, A91, Tanglin Venture Partners, and others. The company raised $60M in a new round on Jul 15, 2021. This brings Inshorts' total funding to $164.9M to date. The new round valued the company at $550M post-money.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $164.9M over 9 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)-
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $550M as of July 15, 2021
  • City/Town: Noida
  • State: Uttar Pradesh
  • Country: India
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