Once part of The League, its members receive five new matches every day at 5pm – the so-called “happy hour”.
Linking online dating apps to Linked In was “a stroke of genius”, according to Rick Nguyen, a 28-year old entrepreneur and co-founder of Spot Trender.
Letting daters see that kind of information upfront helps them choose people they’d actually want to go out with, and also cuts out some of the uncomfortable back-and-forth with a match, said CEO and founder Amanda Bradford.“Sometimes you have to ask awkward questions about height, and things like, ‘Do you have a job? The app planned to go live Wednesday for 2,000 Chicago users — chosen from more than 13,000 daters on the waiting list — and will add users each week on a rolling basis.
Of the 2,000 members, 9 percent have an MBA, 5 percent have a law degree, and 3 percent have an M. The top employers in the group are Deloitte, Mc Kinsey & Company and Kraft Foods.
“As with most industries, five or ten companies make the market, 25 matter and the rest are just super specific. To me, the big question is, what happens after everybody gets sick of Tinder, just like they got sick of Match?