Japan mobile dating
In this space, we’ve seen Korean startup VCNC seeing a good growth in Asia and boasting over 11 million downloads (as of January 2015) of its couple messaging app Between, which fundraised an estimated several millions of dollars from 500 Startups and Japanese VC firm Global Brain last year.
Generally, a single man and woman who know each other organize the gōkon in advance, each agreeing to bring three or four eligible friends.He also cites a problem with profile photos: "In Japan, posting any pictures of yourself, especially selfie-style photos, comes off as really douchey." 29-year-old Japanese woman named Kana told the comedian-turned-author.So instead, they use photos with two or more people, or no people at all.Taking advantage of the business experience of IAC with which has succeeded in many media businesses globally, Eureka wants to further develop its business around the Couples app not only in Japan but also in the Southeast Asian region.
The two firms will maintain their brands and independent business operations with their personnel structures unchanged after the merger.As a recent Fast Company article points out, many Japanese still view online dating as a scam.