Dating app startups court Indonesia’s online users

Dating app startups court Indonesia’s online users

JAKARTA – Indonesia is turning into an important battleground for dating apps, compliment of its large population of young internet surfers therefore 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 which are targeting the Indonesian market.

Based on the Association of Internet Service Providers in Indonesia, the country has roughly 100 million internet surfers, a 40% penetration rate of the population of about 250 million. Read more…