Zerodha, BookMyShow, Bouncer founders to invest in desi Twitter alternative Koo


Made-in-India Twitter alternative 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 probably be investing in the corporate.
The current funding of $4.1 mn in Bombinate Technologies – Koo’s mother or father 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,” mentioned Koo in an announcement.
For these unaware, Koo is a brand new made in India Twitter alternative with give attention to native languages. The social media platform could be very comparable 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 permits you to 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 whenever you register on Koo for the primary time. The app is obtainable on Android, iOS and could be accessed on internet browsers too.
Koo has a personality restrict of 400 and you are able to do virtually every thing that you’re used to doing on Twitter like following different customers, posting footage, audio or movies, connect internet hyperlinks or YouTube hyperlinks. You may also use hashtags and likewise tag individuals through the use of ‘@’. With Koo, you may publish polls and may even file and publish audio or movies immediately.




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