Koo becomes the only social media platform to be ranked in the prestigious ‘League of 10’ for 2021
New Delhi: India’s own multilingual micro-blogging platform Koo App has won NASSCOM’s prestigious ‘League of 10- Emerge 50’ award for the year 2021. While NASSCOM’s Emerge 50 celebrates the thought-provoking vision of 50 of India’s leading change-making software product companies, the highly coveted ‘League of 10’ announces the potential of the best of brands to not only create new dimensions. Rather, they are reshaping digital life and are poised to dominate global markets. In such a situation, Koo App has emerged as the only social media platform to be ranked in the league of 10 for the year 2021.
Touted as a brilliant multilingual platform, the Koo App enables Indians to express themselves online in 10 languages. Among the best features of Koo is the multilingual posting feature, which enables users to send their messages in multiple languages with translation in real time, while maintaining the context and sentiment associated with the original text. This feature enhances the reach of the users and accelerates the activation on the platform.
Apramaya Radhakrishna, CEO & Co-Founder, Koo, said, “We are extremely excited and honored to have won NASSCOM’s League of 10- Emerge 50 Awards, one of the industry’s most prestigious awards recognizing the best products from startups. It is a remarkable achievement for us to be included in the elite and coveted category of League of 10. This victory testifies to our campaign to democratize the voice of India by empowering Indians to express themselves online in the language of their choice We are driven to work even harder to break down language barriers on the free Internet, connect people from diverse linguistic cultures, and create truly world-class global technology products from India, for India and the world.”
Ramkumar Narayanan, President, NASSCOM Product Council, said, “The Indian product industry is setting new benchmarks globally as an innovation partner in the digital transformation journey. Startups are leveraging deep technology to deliver world-class solutions and experiences, thereby creating success for their customers. Emerge50 has successfully identified the most promising future champions over the past 12 years and we are delighted to include Ku App in the Top 50 Emerging Software Product Startups of 2021.”
Since its inception in 2009, NASSCOM’s Emerge 50 Awards have witnessed participation from over 4,225 companies across Fintech, Healthtech, SaaS, IoT, etc. and have recognized 575 unique winners, which these companies have won over the years. Funding of several billion dollars has been raised. Many of the companies ranked in the League of 10 have since grown enormously and become unicorns.