Dailyhunt owned by Verse Innovation, previously called Newshunt, is a mobile application that publishes news and aggregates news in 17 languages. It's parent company is Verse Innovation.

Dailyhunt is India’s #1, News and local language content application with over 155 Million app installs offering 100,000 news articles everyday in 14 languages licensed from over 800+ publication partners.

Dailyhunt was earlier called Newshunt. Newshunt was created by Umesh Kulkarni and Chandrashekhar Sohoni in 2009. The company is headquartered out of Bangalore, India with offices in Mumbai & Gurgaon.


The Dailyhunt group has 300+ Million monthly active users and 51+ Million daily active users. The time spent per daily active user is 27+ minutes per user per day consuming over 19.4 Billion page views of content and over 2.4 Billion video views per month.


Dailyhunt's unique machine learning and deep learning technology enables smart curation of content and tracks user preferences to deliver real-time, personalized content and notifications.


Dailyhunt’s investors include Google, Microsoft, Matrix Partners India, Sequoia, Goldman Sachs, Omidyar Network, AlphaWave, Falcon Edge, Bytedance and others. The company raised $100M in a new round on Dec 22, 2020. This brings Dailyhunt's total funding to $236.7M to date. The latest round valued Dailyhunt's parent Verse Innovation at over $1B post money. 



  • Year founded: 2009
  • Funding Info: $236.7M over 9 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series H)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1B+ as of Dec 22, 2020
  • City/Town: Bangalore
  • State: Karnataka
  • Country: India
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