Krafton invests $5 million in Indian dating app 'FRND'

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Krafton invests $5 million in Indian dating app 'FRND'

Krafton Inc., the Korean gaming giant behind the global smash hit "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" (PUBG), said Monday that it has invested $5 million in the Indian dating app FRND.
 
The investment into FRND is part of a Series A round of funding worth $6.5 million that includes other investors, such as India Quotient and Elevation Capital, the company said.
 
A Series A round of financing is the first round of financing that a startup receives from a venture capital firm.
 
FRND is a dating app that allows users to connect with each other through one-on-one voice chat while playing games. It currently provides services in 10 Indian languages and plans to expand to more languages through the investment, according to Krafton.
 

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