Crypto startup Kik finds buyer to keep running messaging app

Crypto startup Kik finds buyer to keep running messaging app | PitchBook

Kik Messenger has a new lease on life. Parent company Kik Interactive has sold its popular mobile-messaging app, just weeks after founder and CEO Ted Livingston said he planned to shut down the service amid the company’s ongoing battle with regulators who alleged Kik’s $100 million worth of cryptocurrency fundraising violated securities laws.