Real-Time Social Networking Company TIYA Goes Global

  • First international office to expand its presence globally
  • TIYA plans to make the latest version of the app available globally including Singapore by Q1 2022
  • TIYA is looking to expand its workforce, with a fully operational team in Singapore
  • Collaboration in place with NTU Singapore Career and Attachment Office to provide job opportunities for graduates

SINGAPORE, 07 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TIYA, a real-time social networking platform supported by the American company LIZHI INC. (NASDAQ: LIZI), today announced the official opening of its global headquarters in Singapore. The all-new global hub will accelerate the brand’s official launch in Singapore, with the audio app made available for download, starting in Q1 2022.

The 10,000 square foot TIYA space located in the center of the Central Business District represents a growing strategic investment for the brand, since its US debut in 2020. With key in-app features that enable social networking “live”, TIYA offers users the experience of real-time instant conversations, taking advantage of the emotion of the human voice.

In tandem with its expansion strategy, the new space emulates its contemporary vision of “design with purpose”. After conducting a thorough geographic assessment, TIYA selected Singapore as the chosen city for its global headquarters, to reflect their commitment to innovation and investment in the region. TIYA has since built a creative space, designed on an overarching concept of fostering collaboration and community as part of its ongoing mission and vision for the company.

Located in Mapletree Anson, alongside other major companies such as Yahoo and Goldman Sachs, the flagship office will serve as an ode to the brand’s instantly recognizable aesthetic. The new headquarters will house internal functions, including departments such as Big Data, Human Resources, User Research, Administration and Operations, which will support TIYA’s technology platform and plans. of product development. TIYA is also looking to expand its workforce, with a fully operational team in Singapore by the end of 2022, as it seeks to gradually launch its latest version of the app worldwide.

TIYA also plans to amplify its recruitment with a graduate employment program and has established its first talent partnership with the Career and Attachment Office of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore). The program will be the first of many future collaborations, as TIYA seeks to provide students with invaluable career opportunities with the brand.

Jinnan (Marco) Lai, President of TIYA, commented, “We are very pleased to establish a permanent presence in Singapore, as this is a critical step aligned with our global geographic expansion strategy. Our audio-based ecosystem will reinvent social media standards and revolutionize the way communities and interest groups interact. We are confident that with the introduction of TIYA to Singapore and with our local team of world-class talent, we will be able to achieve greater success in the region.

“At TIYA, we strongly believe in the importance of cultivating young talent and with our new home in Singapore, there will certainly be plenty of career opportunities available to new graduates, which will in turn fuel continued innovation and progression. of TIYA,” he added.

Prof Tan Ooi Kiang, Vice Rector (Education) of NTU Singapore, said, “The University always seeks to establish close partnerships with the best players in the industry, such as TIYA, to meet their talent needs. It also gives our graduates more opportunities for internships and industry experience, which broadens their horizons and career prospects. We look forward to fostering a stronger talent partnership with TIYA in the future.”

Currently, TIYA app has nearly 20 million downloads globally, the latest version of the app will also be launched globally in the first quarter of 2022.

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About Tiya

Founded in 2019, TIYA is a real-time social networking company, backed by a US-listed company, LIZHI INC. (NASDAQ: LIZI). Launched in the US market in 2020, the TIYA app offers dynamic and interactive experiences to connect friends and users around the world. Featuring a “live” social networking experience, the TIYA app encourages real-time, relaxed and spontaneous conversations, leveraging the emotion of the human voice.

Based in Singapore, the team is made up of people from diverse backgrounds who unite in a common vision and come from all over the world, including Singapore, the United States, China and Japan.

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