Quite happy that my first hosted meetup event turned up to be quite well-received. Initially, I wasn’t expecting the attendance to be good as I’ve heard from friends and based on my personal experience that typically less than 50% of the RSVP would attend.

Apparently not, as six members have showed up – 75% turn up rate!

In case you’ve never heard of it. Meetup.com is an online portal where you can create and join groups based on common interest like value investing, books, games, careers and etc. The portal has started since a long time ago and has also been quite some time in Singapore as I used to be frequent a member 5 years ago, maybe more.

I attended events like tarot card reading, book clubs and board game. I thought it would be a good way to get to know girls from these events, ironically, …