Newshunt rebrands to dailyhunt, launched in Srilanka and United Arab Emirates

Bangalore based news aggregator App Newshunt, is now rebranded to Dailyhunt.

The updated version of the App is now available for Android. Company has confirmed that update for iPhone/iPad & Windows phone will be available soon.

Ver Se Innovation Pvt Ltd is the company behind dailyhunt.


As per the company, more than 75 million people are using their application with monthly page views of over 2 billion.

Now dailyhunt will be available in Bhojpuri. Company has also announced to introduce Assamese, Sindhi and Nepali language next, to its application.

Company has so far made content available from over 100 news publishers like amar ujala and the Indian Express across 12 languages including local languages like Tamil, urdu, Marathi and Hindi.

Now they have launched the app in Srilanka and United Arab Emirates.

Dailyhunt features an ebook store from where books can be bought and read within the app itself. As per the company, till date 25 million ebooks are downloaded through their App.

Newshunt which is now dailyhunt, was launched in the year 2009 by former Nokia employees Umesh Kulkarni and Chandrashekhar Sohoni. It was acquired by Ver Se Innovation Pvt Ltd in 2012.

Recently they have acquired delhi based Rocket Science Innovations Pvt Ltd, which runs eCommerce recommendation platform BuyT ContentLink.

In February this year, they have raised INR 250 Crore in series C round of funding from Falcon Edge Capital and existing investors which includes Matrix Partners, Sequoia capital and Omidyar Network.

Vishal Anand, chief product officer, Ver Se Innovation, said in a blog post, “We’ve created a beautiful interface focused on making the experience of reading lighter, cleaner and without distractions. The UI is in your language making the experience native for your consumption. The beauty is not just skin deep, the experience is personalized through a recommended news stream that learns from your reading behavior and suggests content in the form of news, books, and videos.”

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