Dating app startups court Indonesia’s internet surfers

Dating app startups court Indonesia’s internet surfers

JAKARTA — Indonesia is turning into an important battleground for dating apps, by way of its large population of young online users plus the prospect of growth. Local startups such as Wavoo and Setipe are facing off against foreign apps like Gather and Tinder through the U.S., Spotted from Germany and Singapore’s Paktor, all of these are targeting the Indonesian market.

Based on the Association of Internet Service Providers in Indonesia, the country has roughly 100 million online users, a 40% penetration rate associated with the population of approximately 250 million. Continue reading “Dating app startups court Indonesia’s internet surfers”