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Paktor is the leading SE Asian provider of various social networking platforms that are dedicated to helping Asian singles meet other singles in the region. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for our users. We find out who you’d like to meet nearby and connect you with them if they’re also interested. Or to put it simply, we bring people together: without the pressure. After all, that’s what Paktor means.
Paktor was founded with the mission of connecting singles in Asia through technology enabled platforms. To date, Paktor’s platforms have grown rapidly across the region and established leadership positions in each of the company’s key markets in SE Asia. Leveraging its proprietary technologies and first-mover advantage, Paktor’s flagship app has become the most successful social networking app for singles in the region. The company has positioned itself well and is poised to become the first company in the region to provide a comprehensive suite of products to its users across the dating vertical, focused on creating value for various segments of its users.

HQSingapore, SG
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)289
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Paktor Office Locations

Paktor has an office in Singapore
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Paktor Financials and Metrics

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Paktor total Funding

$52 m

Paktor latest funding size

$32.5 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Paktor investors

Paktor's latest funding round in October 2016 was reported to be $32.5 m. In total, Paktor has raised $52 m
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Paktor Operating Metrics

Paktor's Registered Users was reported to be 7 m in Mar, 2016. Paktor's Users was reported to be 25 m in Feb, 2018.
Mar, 2016Nov, 2016Feb, 2018

Monthly Matches

15 m

Registered Users

7 m


20 m25 m
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Paktor Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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DownJanuary 20, 2017

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Paktor Online and Social Media Presence

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Paktor News and Updates

Paktor acquired by Singapore advisory firm Kollective Ventures

Financial details of the deal were undisclosed.

Paktor cuts jobs as two key markets slump; sees bright spot in voice dating app

The company’s headcount has fallen from about 250 to 190 between 2018 and 2019.

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Southeast Asia dating app provider Paktor names new CEO

Paktor Group, a Southeast Asia dating app provider, has appointed Ng Jing Shen as CEO. Jing Shen will succeed Joseph Phua. Also, Paktor has promoted Shn Juay to chief operating officer. Both appointments become effective November 1, 2017. Prior to co-founding Paktor app, Jing Shen was a software eng…

Paktor Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Paktor founded?

    Paktor was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Paktor have?

    Paktor has 289 employees.

  • Who are Paktor competitors?

    Competitors of Paktor include Kippo, EastMeetEast and Hater.

  • Where are Paktor offices?

    Paktor has an office in Singapore.

  • How many offices does Paktor have?

    Paktor has 1 office.