Adar Poonawaalla picks up a 20% stake in Wakau


Adar Poonawaalla, the chief of Serum Institute of India, has bought a 20% stake in Wakau Interactive Pvt Ltd.

Wakau, a subsidiary of JetSynthesys, offers a one-of-a-kind combination of mobile-first screen experience and short video content. Poonawalla has joined Wakau’s league of well-known investors, including legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan.

Wakau is a social media platform created by the digital entertainment company JetSynthesys. It was recently awarded the esteemed “Best B2C Innovation Leveraging Amazon AI/ML Services” award.

Wakau has a song library featuring 10000+ regional and main media songs for the short video format, 400000+ user-generated videos, and 25000+ birthday songs for personalized greeting creation. The platform has more than 500000 daily user engagement events.

Wakau was created with a mission to engage and stimulate creativity. The platform boasts an amazing user experience supported by personalization and cutting-edge technology.

The platform has a strong regional perspective on content curation and song galleries. With ML and AI at the heart of it, the content is tailor-made to suit each individual’s preferences. Wakau can serve more than one million users simultaneously, had more than five thousand daily video uploads, and is easily scalable.

JetSynthesys has a coordinated focus across gaming, digital entertainment, and social community platforms, and has in a short span of time since its genesis seen exponential growth and has led the way in many category firsts.

JetSynthesys has global partnerships with the likes of Bollywood star Salman Khan, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, heavyweight Floyd Mayweather, and renowned brands like Warner Music Group and WWE.

JetSynthesis is active in the community area as well, where it owns 100MB, Sachin Tendulkar’s digital platform for everything cricket. Then there is, India’s leading mindfulness and meditation app. JobDost, a platform that provides access to jobs in multiple cities across India. It also has SonicJobs, which is UK’s top hiring portal for blue-collared jobs.

The company is well known for its rich tech stacks in new technologies like AI, Blockchain, AR/VR/MR, and quantum computing. It has offices in Japan, the US, India, the EU, and the UK. It boasts the best creative and technical talent, striving to create and connect digital ecosystems globally.

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