Category Archives: True Stories

Truecaller IPO: Making Tomorrow’s Communication Smarter, Safer, and More Efficient

October 8, 2021 will always be an important day on our journey of making tomorrow’s communication smarter, safer, and more efficient. This is the day Truecaller became TRUE on Nasdaq Stockholm. To hear more about the Truecaller story, we invited Shailesh Lakhani to share in his own words.

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Experiencing Freedom in the World of Telecommunication

Freedom is a feeling. And in-depth experiences result in feelings. We wanted freedom from a few chores over the weekend, and now the phone brings the world to our doorstep. We wanted the freedom of real-time interactions – now we have video calls!

While technology has made communication easier, it has brought in many levels of complexities as well. Telecommunication is like a big ball thrown at you, which also brings along strange numbers and messages. It gets tough to filter the right ones out. And here’s why enjoying freedom in the world of communication is something to ponder over. So read on to know how Truecaller aims at bringing you a more liberating experience when it comes to telecommunication.

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Who are India’s True Heroes of 2020?

There are many ways that Indians celebrated the 74th Independence Day this year, despite being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Truecaller decided to reach out to social media to find the true heroes of India – people that have kept the country running by working behind the scenes for their communities. We also scoured social media to find the people we thought deserved praise!

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How India Found Truecaller

The year was 2009 when Truecaller was started in Stockholm, Sweden by two engineering students. Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam created an app to help themselves discover who was calling them. What would later become one of the most famous communication apps in the world, Truecaller spread like wildfire simply through word of mouth – and ended up going viral across the drastically different cultural landscapes of India. 

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