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Partow and co-founder Josh Wittman posit that a lot of online dating is something of a time suck – so in their app, you’re not allowed to talk with your matches before the first date.
"We are offering Dapper for free whereas a matchmaker charges hundreds, if not thousands of dollars."I have recreated my high-end matchmaking service on the phone," she says.Daniels says one of the things that she think sets her venture apart from the rest is that members can "play matchmaker" for one another.Bradford thinks that what sets The League apart from others on the market is that it presents more information right up front."The League combines data and social graphs from both Facebook and Linked In to offer separation between your work and personal life and much more context about a potential match…[which] allows young professionals to more easily connect on a less superficial level."The app has roughly 80,000 registered users."It's not about what school you go to or what job you have…
stop staring at just looks and start looking into other interesting things like chemistry."Related: The Biggest Dating Problem Entrepreneurs Have The free New York-based Dapper launched in November and co-founder Alexandra Partow says its user base is in the several thousands, the majority of whom are college educated professionals ranging from 25 to 40.
Founder Didier Rappaport is the co-founder of video platform Dailymotion.
Marie Cosnard, the app's head of media relations says what sets Happn apart from other apps is that the experience begins “Thanks to real-time geolocation, the app shows you a timeline of the people you have really crossed paths with.
The Dapper team also chooses the location of the meeting -- and your first drink is on them.
The app also places a premium on old-school chivalry – the woman gets to choose the neighborhood where the first date takes place, and the guys have to take a Gentleman Pledge before joining the app.
The app launched in July 2013 and has had a predominantly West Coast focus, but co-founder and CEO Brian Freeman says a national campaign is in the works for 2015.