TECH CIRCLE - Dec 21 - Dating app Heartonnect, operated by Trigbug, has been selected by Facebook for its FbStart programme. The programme helps early-stage mobile-focused startups to build and develop their apps. As part of FbStart, Heartonnect will receive credits worth $40k as well as services from Facebook and its ~30 partners such as AWS, Dropbox, Adobe and MailChimp to name a few. The startup differentiates itself from other dating apps by providing users the facility to directly make calls via VoIP to matches they have approved of. Users are verified through their Facebook profiles and OTP verification.