Micro-blogging platform Koo said it has achieved 50 million downloads with a significant uptake in users, time spent and engagement since January this year.
Koo, which is competing with Twitter, is available in 10 languages including Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese, Bengali and English.
Koo claims that more than 7,500 high-profile people, millions of students, teachers, entrepreneurs, poets, leaders, writers, artists, actors, etc. are actively posting in their native languages.
“This validates the demand for a multi-lingual social network built with an India-first product mindset of seamlessly including language speaking Indians in daily thoughts sharing,” said Aprameya Radhakrishna, CEO and Co-founder, Koo app.
Koo was launched in March 2020 as a multi-lingual micro-blogging platform.
The company will continue to invest in technology and continue to build the platform with a user-first mindset.
Koo is backed by Tiger Global and early stage investors like Accel, Kalaari Capital, Blume Ventures and Dream incubator.
In February this year, Koo raised $10 million through Indian family offices. The investors included Capsier Venture Partner, Ravi Modi Family Trust, Ashneer Grover, FBC Venture Partners, Adventz Finance etc, according to regulatory filings.