Dating app has always been a social taboo among users in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
“Asian society feels failure or rejection more strongly, it’s just part of the fabric of society.
MNC Media Group, which is the equivalent of SPH in Indonesia, has various TV channels, radio channels as well as print and online media.
The funding will be used to support Paktor’s growth in Indonesia, where Paktor has amassed 2 million users in the last 10 months to become the largest regional dating player in the country.
Through this site, so many thanks to the team, a well organised and safe site for people like me looking for a serious relationship.
On average too, Paktor is doing about 1 million matches a month in Singapore.
While we pointed out that the number is actually a significant number, considering that Singapore has a population of 5.5 million people only, in comparison to other countries, Joseph shared that 1 million matches is still a fraction of the 15 million monthly matches across the whole app.
And according to this new study about who pays for dating tech and apps, analyzing data from more than 30,000 people in this country by online lender Earnest, only 1.6 percent of 18- to 26-year-olds who are on dating apps pay for the premium services offered with an associated price tag.
Those who live on the west side of the country are about 55 percent more likely to use dating apps and sites than those in other regions.