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Tinder rules in Asia, but data shows it is fuelling competition

The fact that the most popular dating apps are largely variation on Tinder's swiping features demonstrates that easily finding dates with a few finger swipes has an universal appeal among young generations 

Singapore startup HeyMeet wants to help busy executives network and join interest groups

It doesn't want to be just another lunch or dating app, but also facilitate business-focussed and other interest events 

An elitist dating app is stoking controversy in Singapore, but is the vitriol warranted?

HighBlood, a new dating app for the "elites", is attracting the wrath of netizens even before its release 

Aisle raises funding to tread the middle path between matrimony sites and casual dating apps in India

Aisle is a members-only online singles community that claims to have facilitated over 35,000 connections 

Coffee Meets Bagel revamps its women-focussed dating platform

The 'anti-Tinder', Coffee Meets Bagel wants to make it easier for women (and men) to find people who want a serious relationship 

Paktor bags US$10M to disrupt online dating in Japan and Korea

Singapore's answer to Tinder will also ramp up sales and marketing efforts in Indonesia and its O2O services in its 7 existing markets 

How gaming is increasingly fertile ground for online dating

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) may be the new social frontier for an increasingly alienated digitalized generation 

Chinese Tinder-like Tantan rakes in US$32M Series C

The company recently came under fire when Larry Salibra revealed security flaws and censorship issues 

How the digital age is rewiring how we date

The first step of our love lives now begins on an app 

Chinese gaming studio buys majority stake in Grindr

The investment comes out of a country still grappling with society's acceptance of homosexuality