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Looking to new products, Bev adds strategic investors and redoubles focus on women entrepreneurs

Looking for fellow travelers to join in on its mission to transform the beverage business, the Los Angeles-based startup Bev has taken on fresh capital from a slew of strategic investors.  The company has added Erin and Sara Foster, creative heads of Bumble BFF and Bumble Biz, to their investor and creative talent pool along with ...

Video chatting before first dates is actually not a terrible idea

12.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving. I locked myself in my room and waited for the clock to strike 9 p.m. Then I opened The League app on my phone, pressed a button, and stared anxiously at the countdown on my screen until a stranger appeared. ... ...

Dating.com acquires Dil Mil app for South Asian expats as dating apps consolidate

Following the recent news about the Badoo and Bumble and Badoo exit there is more consolidation in the dating app space. It seems many dating apps are running for the exits ahead of the launch of dating on Facebook. The Dating.com Group – an investment of SDVentures – has acquired Dil Mil, a San Francisco-based dating app for expats from ...

New York’s ERA invests in esports org Gen.G

Esports are the wild wild West right now. There’s clearly a huge potential for the industry to become incredibly lucrative, but everything from the infrastructure of competition to the overall culture isn’t quite ready for prime time. This introduces a huge opportunity for the tech world to get in on the action. We’ve seen traditional ...

Hear how to build a brand that gets attention at Disrupt SF

Branding is an essential component of every startup. It’s more than publishing a tagline or a mission statement; it’s how your company comes alive in the eyes of customers. Some companies make it look easy, but designing and successfully launching a brand can be a daunting endeavor. How do you develop a brand strategy? What’s ...

Bumble chief responds to reports of misconduct at parent company

Following an extensive report in Forbes about Bumble’s parent company and its billionaire founder Andrey Andreev, the female-first dating app’s founder Whitney Wolfe Herd has issued a statement. While Wolfe Herd says she was “mortified by the allegations” and “saddened and sickened to hear that anyone, of any gender, would ever be made to feel ...

Bumble now lets you call your matches without exchanging numbers

Bumble is giving users some new options to get to know each other inside its dating app, announcing today that they are adding voice and video calls to their app. The feature is double opt-in, meaning you won’t get a video call from some rando the second that you match with them. Instead, users will ...

Tinder adds ****** orientation and gender identity to its profiles

Tinder is adding information about ****** orientation and gender identity to its profiles. The company worked with the LGBTQ advocacy organization GLAAD on changes to its dating app to make it more inclusive. Users who want to edit or add more information about their ****** orientation can now simply edit their profile. When a Tinder ...