Koo, a Twitter competitor in India has secured $6.3 million in a new funding round co-led by Tiger Global and Accel Partners, according to Entrackr.
- Co-founded by Aprameya Radhakrishna and Mayank Bidawatka in 2020, Koo is a multi-lingual microblogging platform that allows users to interact via text, audio, and videos. Koo is currently available in 11 languages and claims to have over 50 million app downloads.
- This is the second funding round of the Bengaluru-based company in 2022. Earlier this year, Koo raised $10 million from Capier Venture Partner, Ravi Modi Family Trust, Ashneer Grover, and others. The company is currently valued at over $275 million.
- This latest funding will be used to fund the growth, expansion, marketing, and general corporate activities of the company – even as the platform recently launched in Brazil.