10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Interview With Antidate, The Startup Building Engaged Communities In London With Real-Time Dating – We caught up with Antidate co-founders Hatty Kingsley-Miller and Mo Saha to chat about the startup’s new direction, how the product works and their plans for 2017.
  2. Bumble To Introduce Video Feature BumbleVID, Letting Singles Add Stories To Their Profiles – Female-focused dating app Bumble is launching a brand new video stories feature that lets users post short clips to their profiles.
  3. Swedish Video Dating Startup HIMYNAMEIS Tell Us Why Video Is The Future of Online Dating – We recently chatted to co-founder Olle Morin about the company’s views on video dating, why no one has perfected it yet, and why the Swedish startup believes video could be the future of online dating.
  4. GDI Power Book 2017 Launches Next Month – The report lists the most influential and powerful players in the online dating industry.
  5. Match Running London Coffee Pop-Up Where Singles Can 3D-Print Their Face Onto A Cup Of Coffee – Match.com is running a fun two day pop-up coffee shop in London to help singles find their perfect match through their love of coffee.
  6. eHarmony Announces Tweaks To Modernised Product In Letter From CEO – eHarmony has just outlined another set of product enhancements that will be made this January.
  7. Tinder Co-Founder Jonathan Badeen Talks Inventing The Swipe In Recent Product Hunt Live Chat -Badeen took part in a Live Chat on Product Hunt, answering questions about his time at Tinder, his views on the latest tech trends and giving insights into the products Tinder has recently launched.
  8. Happn & Nescafé Connected Singles For Offline Coffee Dates During Campaign Last Year – Following the launch of its offline feature See You There last year, Happn ran an interesting campaign with Nescafé to bring singles together for coffee dates.
  9. New UK Dating Fair Brings Singles & Brands Together To Mark National Singles Day – To mark the date, 11th March, the Dating Industry Professionals Network (DIPN) is hosting a brand new dating fair.
  10. OkCupid Updates Quickmatch To Highlight Users’ Important Characteristics – The new version of Quickmatch is designed to show off “who you are beyond a photo”, by pulling key characteristics to the front of your profile card.

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