Blued boasts over 27 million registered users, about 20% of which are overseas users, according to its official website.
The China-born app is ambitiously eyeing overseas market in particular.
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Born out of LGBT NGO Danlan, Blued was launched in 2012 and has since pocketed six rounds of financing with the latest C round from the investment arm of The Beijing News, a state-backed newspaper group.
Scatternets can be formed when a member of one piconet (either the master or one of the slaves) elects to participate as a slave in a second, separate piconet.
The device participating in both piconets can relay data between members of both ad hoc networks.
In 2014, the app got angel funding from GSR Ventures, and the next year landed millions of US dollars of pre-A financing led by IVP, SOSVentures, and Linear. Picking up the “swipe” feature from Tinder, users swipe left for “nope” and right for “aloha” to get matched with other nearby men.