glance
Our Story
Our Story
Founded in 2019 with a mission to transform digital surfaces
At Glance, we believe in enriching people’s lives with transformative simplicity. We are committed to creating intuitive & immersive experiences across touch surfaces to spark joy, inspire engagement, power discovery, and drive real connections.
Our Journey
Our Journey
January
2023
Glance launches Nostra, the largest mobile gaming platform in India & South-East Asia
February
2019
Glance is incorporated in Singapore and launches the revolutionary Glance lockscreen for android smartphones
August
2019
Crosses 50 million active user mark.
September
2019
Raises $45 million from Mithril Capital to expand product offering.
November
2019
Acquires short video app Roposo.
May
2020
Glance reaches 100 million active users mark within one year of launch.
December
2020
Raises $145 million from Google and Mithril Capital to build AI capability across Glance and Roposo, expand technology team and launch new services.
June
2021
Acquires Shop101 to gain end-to-end capability for launching creator led commerce on Glance and Roposo.
July
2021
Forms JV company Glance Collective with Collective Artists Network to co-create brands with top celebrities and creators.
October
2021
Launches Glance LIVE a groundbreaking streaming service for live, interactive content and commerce on lock screen. Launches India’s first creator-led live entertainment commerce destination through Roposo.
December
2021
Glance reaches over 185 million active users across Asia.
February
2022
Enters an agreement to raise $200 million from Jio Platforms.
March
2022
Glance acquires gaming company Gambit
April
2022
Glance launches Glance TV for Android TVs in India
January
2023
Glance launches Nostra, the largest mobile gaming platform in India & South-East Asia
February
2019
Glance is incorporated in Singapore and launches the revolutionary Glance lockscreen for android smartphones
Our Values
Thinking Big, Being Entrepreneurial
Being Passionate, Fanatically driven & Proud
Taking Ownership, Being Accountable
Enjoying Freedom with Responsibility & Integrity
Our Investors
Jio a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, has built a world-class all-IP data strong future proof network with latest 4G LTE technology (through its wholly owned subsidiary, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited). It is the only network conceived and born as a Mobile Video Network from the ground up and supporting Voice over LTE technology. It is future ready and can be easily upgraded to support even more data, as technologies advance on to 5G, 6G and beyond. Jio has brought transformational changes in the Indian digital services space to enable the vision of Digital India for 1.3 billion Indians and propel India into global leadership in the digital economy. It has created an eco-system comprising of network, devices, applications and content, platforms, service experience and affordable tariffs for everyone to live the Jio Digital Life. As part of its customer offers, Jio has revolutionised the Indian telecom landscape by making voice calls for Jio customers absolutely free, across India, to any network, and always*.