VerSe Innovation, which operates apps such as news aggregator Dailyhunt and TikTok clone Josh, is expanding globally with the Middle East launch of Dailyhunt.
Shekhar Iyer, a media executive, has been named director and general manager of VerSe Innovation, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Iyer has previously worked with several Middle Eastern media companies, including Khaleej Times, Abu Dhabi Media, and Persian Gulf. VerSe has launched Dailyhunt in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait. Its headquarters are in Dubai. Dailyhunt has launched its business in the UAE market, with over 5,000 content partners.