Made-in-India Twitter different Koo has introduced that Indian entrepreneurs like BookMyShow CEO and co-founder Ashish Hemrajani, Bounce CEO and co-founder Vivekananda, Zerodha co-founder and CIO Nikhil Kamat together with others will likely be investing within the firm.
The current funding of $4.1 mn in Bombinate Technologies – Koo’s father or mother company–was led by 3one4 Capital, an Indian investor. “Shunwei had not participated in the latest round of funding. Shunwei that had invested in the company for the earlier product Vokal which answers user questions in Indian languages, will be exiting fully with the new investors buying their stake. Existing investors including 3one4 Capital, Kalaari and others will also be buying out some of the stake,” stated Koo in a press release.
For these unaware, Koo is a brand new made in India Twitter different with give attention to native languages. The social media platform is similar to Twitter and calls itself ‘the voice of India’. Instead of the Blue Twitter chicken, Koo identifies itself with a Yellow chicken. But there may be one large distinction between the 2. While Twitter lets you create an account with simply an e mail ID, Koo requires a legitimate cellular quantity. Your cellphone quantity is verified by way of an OTP once you register on Koo for the primary time. The app is offered on Android, iOS and could be accessed on net browsers too.
Koo has a personality restrict of 400 and you are able to do nearly the whole lot that you’re used to doing on Twitter like following different customers, posting footage, audio or movies, connect net hyperlinks or YouTube hyperlinks. You can even use hashtags and likewise tag individuals by utilizing ‘@’. With Koo, you may submit polls and may even file and submit audio or movies immediately.