Telegram raises fresh $1bn for expansion, monetization drive

Telegram raises fresh $1bn for expansion, monetization drive

Telegram raises fresh $1bn for expansion, monetisation drive     Telegram has raised over $1 billion through bond sales to multiple investors, the messaging app’s founder Pavel Durov said on Tuesday. The funding round included a combined $150 million investment by Mubadala Investment Co and Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners, which is part-owned by the Abu Dhabi state fund. Although the company did not provide any details about its other investors, Durov said they included “some of the largest and most knowledgeable investors from all over the world.” The funds would…

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From 10th to 1st: How Telegram became the most downloaded App in the world

Telegram raises fresh $1bn for expansion, monetization drive

From 10th to 1st: How Telegram became the most downloaded App in the world   Sensor Tower has released its download numbers for January 2021, with Telegram leading the pack as it was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide with more than 63 million installs. The latest download figure in the month which was about 4 times its downloads one year ago. India accounted for 24 per cent of Telegram downloads within the past month with more than 15 million installs. The second-highest number of Telegram downloads came from Indonesia…

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Telegram’s 7 fantastic features for small business marketing

telegram's 7 fantastice features for small business marketing

By Alonge David _______________ World of instant messaging has evolved over the years with the introduction of fantastic features and functions to aid effective communication processes as well as extending its purposes. From the introduction of web 2.0 which drive the movement of dynamic and interactive web content and application from the initial instant messengers apps such as Yahoo messengers, MSN messenger etc. to the recent messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp Messenger and Telegram, the focus has shifted from just a communication application to social interaction and business…

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