Month: December 2014

IM app Yup! raises $500 K in seed funding

Gurgaon based Instant Messaging App Yup! has raised a $500K seed funding round led by Arun Khanna, chairman of Olive Telecom, and Harsh Khanna, test lead at HTC, VC Circle reported.

Yup!, which competes another popular India-developed IM app Hike, was launched in June in this year. According to app founders, Yup! has already witnessed over 2 Lakh downloads since its launch. The app is currently available on Android Platform only, but the company plans to launch its iOS iteration soon.

Talking to VC Circle, Tushar Malhotra, co-founder of Yup! said,

The funding is being used to turn Yup! into a go-to destination to access all kinds of information that are of human interest, with a single click

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Gurgaon-based Messaging App Yup! Raises $500K In Seed Funding

Gurgaon based Instant Messaging App Yup! has raised a $500,000 (over Rs 3 crore) seed funding round led by Arun Khanna, chairman of Olive Telecom, and Harsh Khanna, test lead at HTC, VC Circle reported.

The funding is being used to turn Yup! into a go-to destination to access all kinds of information that are of human interest, with a single click, said Tushar Malhotra, co-founder of Yup!.

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Instant Messaging App Startup Yup! Secures USD 500K in Seed Funding

Gurgaon based Nucleus Research, the company which created the instant messaging app Yup!, has secured an amount of USD 500,000 in a seed funding round from Arun Khanna, chairman of Olive Telecom and Harsh Khanna, test lead at HTC.

The startup was founded in June 2014 by engineers Tushar Malhotra and Yogesh Huja, as according to a VCcircle report.

Yup! is a mobile messaging app which can be used to express opinions. The key features of the app include one click messaging, which translates to urgent paging and saves time. The user interface is colourful with options like choosing various themes and sounds.

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Instant messaging app Yup! raises $500K in seed funding

Gurgaon-based Nucleus Research Pvt Ltd, the company behind instant messaging app Yup!, has raised $500,000 (over Rs 3 crore) in seed funding from Olive Telecom chairman Arun Khanna and angel investor Harsh Khanna, a top executive of Yup! told VCCircle.

The funding is being used to turn Yup! into a go-to destination to access all kinds of information that are of human interest, with a single click, said Tushar Malhotra, co-founder of Yup!

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