Bing Fund, the corporate venturing unit of US-listed software provider Microsoft, has made its fourth public investment by backing local dating website LikeBright.

Rahul Sood, manager of the Bing Fund, named after Microsoft’s search engine, said: “LikeBright is innovating matchmaking in two fundamental ways – by socializing the process, and introducing better balance between men and women users…[as] on competing sites, men outnumber woman by a ratio of 4-to-1.

“What LikeBright does is leverage your existing connections on social networks…

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