Posts Tagged: dating


Blued, a gay dude flirting app from China

China’s top gay flirting app gets funding, picks up 3 million users

Blued, a Grindr-style gay chat and hook-up app for Chinese guys, has secured series A funding to help it hire new staff and grow its user-ba...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 11:34 am
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Jomblo wants to be Indonesia’s Facebook for singles

Jomblo wants to be a social dating site for singles, but at the same time it wants to be an online platform where single people can meet new...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Japanese couples’ social network Pairy raises almost $1 million in first funding since launch

Pairy, a social network app for couples made by Tokyo-based Timers, announced today it raised JPY 100 million ($970,000) in its first ever ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 5:38 pm
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Zhantai dating app

Zhantai is a bizarre Chinese dating app that wants to hook you up with fellow subway commuters

The subway is a terrible place to meet people. In fact, any enclosed space makes for an uncomfortable venue to approach someone you fancy an...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Ashley Madison CEO: society can benefit from using our service

Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman spoke with Singapore news site TODAY saying that he is hoping to come to “a resolution” with Singapore&...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 12:28 pm
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‘Facebook for singles’ app Avalable adds 15 languages, ready for global expansion

Thailand-based social dating app Avalable, which is known as a Facebook for Thai singles, just came out with its v2.0 today. The app helps s...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison blocked in Singapore

The Singapore government has acted on strong objections by its citizens against Ashley Madison, a dating site for married people to find ext...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 7:22 pm
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Give us this day our daily date: Korean matchmaking app goes global

The South Korean startup that made IUM, a popular Korean dating app with over a million users, is now taking its match-making skills global....

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 11:41 am
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Dating app Paktor chats up Southeast Asia

Dating apps are gaining ground in Asia, but not many of them are homegrown. Singapore-based startup Paktor has arrived to fill the gap. Only...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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KelasCinta wants to teach Indonesians the art of love

Started in August 2013, KelasCinta has accumulated over 4.8 million page-views from 590,000 unique visitors so far. The startup currently mo...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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China's biggest dating site now has 100 million lovelorn users

China’s biggest dating site now has 100 million users, but you’ll be surprised how few are active

China’s biggest dating website, Jiayuan (NASDAQ:DATE), has revealed today that it now has 100 million registered users. The site claim...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 5:09 pm
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With celebrity support, Setipe wants to modernize Indonesia’s dating scene

Setipe, arguably the first online matchmaking site in Indonesia that uses an algorithm to hook up two individuals.

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Blued, a gay dude flirting app from China, picks up 2 million users

Blued, a gay dude flirting app from China, picks up 2 million users and plans lesbian app next

Blued, a gay chat and hook-up app for Chinese guys, launched in August 2012. This weekend the startup behind the app revealed that it has no...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 11:53 am
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Dating site Jiayuan sees slow growth in earnings and users, looks to youngsters with new flirting app

China might be a land of tens of millions of bachelors due to the gender imbalance, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy ride for ...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:40 pm
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China’s flirty Momo app quickly doubles user-base, now chats up 80 million people

China’s flirty Momo app quickly doubles user-base, now chats up 80 million people

The China-made find-and-flirt app Momo has reached 80 million registered users. It’s another big milestone for the app since it launch...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 4:01 pm
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Momo dating app adds social gaming

On China’s Momo, you can now play games as you flirt

Chinese dating app Momo is the country’s biggest flirting app with over 50 million users. Now its users have one more way to bond with som...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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Thai telco AIS gets flirty with Noonswoon dating app

A dating app that matches you with one person a day at noon, Noonswoon has been in the spotlight a lot lately. First, it won this year’s A...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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India, dating app Thrill

Indian dating app Thrill: “Women are in control, men gotta make the grade”

Location-based dating apps are popping up all over Asia, from Thailand to China. India’s smartphone-toting youngsters are not left out...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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