Herd turned down a $450 million buyout offer from the Match Group earlier this year, according to sources with knowledge of the conversations. And these sources maintain that Match approached the company again this fall to discuss a valuation well over $1 billion. This 30 Under 30 honoree retains 20% of Bumble, a stake that […]
WHY: Dating apps have gotten a rather sleazy reputation due to certain well-known mobile meeting places that are basically just places to find a one-night stand. Single-and-tired-of-it Adryenn Ashley hopes to change that with the launch of Squoad, a geo-location mating app for “good girls.” Ashley is an old hand at startups, having already founded […]
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A study of 223 newly married spouses found that women are actually happier with less attractive partners. The report, which looked at heterosexual couples who have been married for fewer than four months, studied the link between a woman and her partner’s attractiveness and their dieting motivations. As part of the study, a full-body photograph was […]
From FutureTech Podcast: One of the major problems with dating apps currently is that many users don’t get quality matches, which are most times based only on photos, or because of a profile that doesn’t accurately show who the person is. Squoad hopes to change that by using artificial intelligence to match users based on […]