Tinder Parent Match To Buy Korean Social Media Firm Hyperconnect For $1.73B Match Group Inc has agreed to buy Softbank Group-backed South Korean social media firm Hyperconnect for $1.73 billion, as the owner of Tinder and Hinge looks beyond romantic connections to help users make friends across geographies.
SociaBuzz Raises Funding from UMG Idealab to Connect Businesses in Indonesia with Creators, Talents SociaBuzz aims to link individuals and businesses with suitable content creators and talents for their personal/business needs. Currently, the startup has around 72,000 influencers/creators/talents and 1,350 active users.
Social networking platform “Love circle” won tens of millions of yuan in pre-A round of financing led by Peeli Ventures "Love circle", a dating social network platform, has completed a pre-a round financing of tens of millions of yuan, led by Peeli Ventures and followed by Guizhang Venture Capital, its old shareholder.
Social media marketing startup @ raises $330K from marquee angel investors Mumbai-based @ [pronounced ‘AT’], a social media marketing startup, has raised $330,000 through a consortium of marquee angel investors including Anupam Mittal (Founder of shaadi.com, makaan.com & Mauj Mobile), Dharti Desai (Founder and CEO of Finewinesandmore.com), and existing investor Hardik Zaveri (Founder and Director, 8finity Global).
Facebook’s NG_Hub Has Invested USD 400 K In Nigerian Startups One year after establishing the NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria, the social media giant says that it has digitally trained over 50,000 small and mid-sized business, empowered more than 18,000 women and invested USD 400 K in 15 startups and students team through its Fb Start Accelerator Program.
Miaopai Denies "Permanent Removal”, Saying that Rectification is Continuing and No Relevant Notice is Received According to Blue Whale TMT, there are some rumors suggesting that "Miaopai APP will be permanently removed”. However, a Miaopai technology insider denied that, saying that currently, Miaopai "is being rectified"and did not receive any relevant notice about its removal.