With this rebranding, Bangalore-based mobile news aggregation platform, NewsHunt, plans to enter into new verticals such as shopping and test preparation. The updated app, which will be up in few months, will be revamped with added features, enable shopping and feature test preparation, along with providing ebooks, magazines and comics in local language. Dailyhunt will be extended internationally to Sri Lanka, & UAE and nationally to more regional languages like Assamese, Nepali, Bhojpuri and Sindhi.
According to a mention in NewsHunt blog, “We now serve millions of users, but our mission has never changed: to make it easier for people to enjoy the best content in their language, on any device.”
Launched in 2009 by former Nokia employees Umesh Kulkarni and Chandrashekhar Sohoni, NewsHunt was acquired by VerSe in 2012.
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