Desi TikTok Variant Gets Google, Microsoft Backing In $100 Million Funding
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Desi TikTok Variant Gets Google, Microsoft Backing In $100 Million Funding

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December 22, 2020

The parent of a TikTok copycat from India has raised more than $100 million from investors including Alphabet Inc's Google and Microsoft, months after the Chinese-owned short-video app was banned in the country.


New Delhi, 22 December 2020

The app, Josh, is one of several home-grown short-video platforms that have sprung up since India blocked the wildly popular TikTok in June amidst a border crisis with China, attracting global investor interest in applications filling the gap. Bengaluru-based VerSe Innovation, which owns Josh, is valued at more than $1 billion following the investment, it said in a statement.

Source -NDTV


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