Hike is hiring crypto economist
Indian Messaging Giant HIKE Is Hiring Crypto Economist
February 8, 2020
Hike is hiring crypto economist
Indian Messaging Giant HIKE Is Hiring Crypto Economist
February 8, 2020

Hike, the Indian Unicorn is hiring Crypto Economist to explore the Blockchain world. Hike Messenger is a popular cross-platform instant messaging application made in India. Unlike WhatsApp and Telegram, Hike is targetted towards the millennials and that is why the company constantly launches new features to build the hype.

On February 7, it has been reported that Kavin Bharti Mittal, Founder & CEO of Hike Messenger, tweeted that Hike is looking for crypto economist having a deep understanding and knowledge of blockchain, consensus algorithm, mining and other relevant knowledge of Blockchain technology.

Hike CEO looking for Crypto Economist
Kavin Bharti Mittal, Founder & CEO, Hike

Nischal Shetty, CEO of WazirX exchange commented on Kavin Bharti‘s tweet as follows:

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Three years ago, Hike Messenger had launched India’s first messenger based UPI-enabled digital wallet – Hike Wallet – months ahead of the proposed launch of the digital wallet of rival WhatsApp in India. Hike App constantly receives new updates on both Android and iOS platforms. The company has recently added features like HikeMoji, Hike Web, Auto Backup and much more.

Hike Messenger is now gearing up to launch a new feature called Hike Land soon. Hike has not yet unveiled much about the upcoming feature. However, the company has generated a new URL – hike.land where users can register themselves. The aim of the company is to take Hike Sticker Chat into a new era using technology to build an upgraded user experience around the HikeMoji. The HikeMoji will be able to do multiple things withing HikeLand. That will be the ecosystem around which Hike will build a virtual economy business model. In an interview with Business Insider, Mittal shared that since payments have not become seamless, microtransactions are going to emerge in a big way and the virtual economy is the golden goose that no-one has tapped into in India.

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As people are seeking the help of the internet in the lookout for jobs pertaining to the blockchain sector, this has become evident through the 300% hike in cryptocurrency job searches over the last year. Blockchain will be the most in-demand hard skill in 2020, according to a new study by the educational subsidiary of the professional social network LinkedIn. It emphasized that a number of high-profile global firms such as IBM, Oracle, JPMorgan, Amazon as well as LinkedIn’s parent firm Microsoft have been actively implementing the technology.

Kavin Mittal, Hike CEO speaking at event
Hike Wallet Launch Event

As, Sashi Kumar, the Managing Director of Indeed India, on the other hand, described the situation to be highly promising and filled with new opportunities and scope to showcase one’s true potential. However, Sashi agreed to the fact that the cryptocurrency jobs market was still in its nascent stage but is hopeful that within 2022. The global market for products and services related to the blockchain will reach the $7.7 billion mark by 2022.

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The crypto job demand is rising in India, and financial authorities and institutions have already targeted the crypto exchanges in India under suspicion of them participating in dubious transactions. We hope for a better future for the adoption of crypto in India.

Source: Twitter.com | Inc42.com | Linkedin.com | BusinessInsider.in |


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Ishita Bora is a Senior Content Creator at Digital Notice Media Labs with an experience of 1 year. She has completed her Master's Degree in Language and Linguistics in 2019 from Gauhati University, India. Her interest lies in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency space, as she loves writing about blockchain and other blockchain-related articles. Currently, she is working on blockchain-based news, reviews, featured articles, and guides.
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