Asian Matchmaking App Paktor Lands $7.4M To Go Beyond Romance And Into Friendships

Asian Matchmaking App Paktor Lands $7.4M To Go Beyond Romance And Into Friendships

By Jon Russell You might think that the path for dating apps is to focus on romance. But that may not be the case for one Tinder-like service. Paktor, a service focused on Southeast Asia, today closed a $10 million Series B round that will go towards expanding its userbase and — interestingly — developing beyond romantic matchmaking to connect people with new, platonic friends. Read More

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