The Startup Roundup – 1st February 2019

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Startup news this week:

  1. These UM Students Built An App To “Connect Uni Students” & No, It’s Not Just For Dating – UniChat is a verified student-only platform where university students can connect with each other from all over Malaysia.
  2. Telecel Quietly Introduced A Dating Service Some Months Ago. But It’s A Good Idea That’s Being Poorly Executed – The platform is not accessed through a mobile app but through an interactive voice response.
  3. Christian Dating Community Welcomes Safeteria App – The app has been tested on social networks and Christian dating sites, and was able to successfully identify potentially fake profiles.
  4. Attrct: Match, Post Stories, Date – The new app that allows users to create Instagram-style Stories has begun beta testing.
  5. A Bracelet for People Who Are Tired of Dating Apps – Offline Movement silicon wristbands will show the world that a wearer is single and would like to be approached.