About Krikey

Krikey is an Augmented Reality gaming app that is live on iOS and Android. Previously, they have partnered with The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Foundation & Sony Pictures Entertainment for Goosebumps, building custom multi-player AR games for each brand partner. In 2019 Krikey launched their first location-based AR game WINGSPAN built with Google Maps and sponsored by the National Audubon Society. In 2020, Krikey launched their first action-adventure game, Yaatra. They have also been featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 list and Fast Company’s Best Apps and Games of 2020. (Krikey is an Australian slang expression for surprise and delight - the feeling we hope people have when they experience Augmented Reality for the first time with our app!)  


Krikey was founded by sisters (Jhanvi and Ketaki) in 2017. They have previously worked at YouTube, Facebook's Oculus and Google X. Jhanvi holds a BA, MBA from Stanford and an MFA from USC, and Ketaki holds a BA, MA, and PhD from Stanford (in virtual reality and game development). Ketaki was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for gaming in 2020. Krikey was named to the Fast Company list of Best Apps and Games of 2020.


Krikey Milestones

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August 2021

Run Ji Run Game

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June 2021

Krikees Indian Weddings Seasonal Customizations Launch

April 2021

Krikees Cricket Season Customizations Launch

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March 2021

Krikees Holi Seasonal Customizations Launch

January 2021

Krikees Custom 3D Avatars Launch

September 2020

Fast Company Best Apps and Games of 2020

May 2020

Augmented World Expo Talk

April 2020

GDC Conference Talk

December 2019

Forbes 30 under 30

September 2019

Unity Conference UNITE Copenhagen Talk 

April 2019

Apple Entrepreneur Camp for Female Founders