10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Tinder Confirms Sponsorship Talks With Manchester United – Tinder has confirmed it is speaking to Manchester United over a possible sponsorship agreement.
  2. White Label Dating Signs Partnership With Catholic Online To Monetise Huge User Base – White Label Dating has created a partnership with Catholic Online as part of its US expansion.
  3. Tinder Urges Users To Stop Posting Tiger Selfies – Tinder has made an appeal to users, asking them to stop posting pictures taken with tigers on the dating platform, following pressure from animal activists.
  4. Paktor’s New Merged Company M17 Entertainment Raises $40m Series A – The owner of Paktor has just raised $40m in funding with its new merged company M17 Entertainment.
  5. Match Group CEO Greg Blatt Is Leaving The Company – Match Group will start next year with a new CEO as Greg Blatt announces his intentions to leave the company.
  6. Match Group Now Has 6.1m Paid Members, Driven By Tinder & PlentyOfFish Growth – The company’s financial results revealed its total revenue had increased by 12% to $310m – up from $299m in Q1.
  7. Early Bird Tickets Available For GDI London Conference Featuring Tinder, Facebook & Paktor – Early bird tickets are now available for the GDI London conference this September.
  8. ExoClick Launches New Ad Exchange Platform – ExoClick has this week launched a new product offering with the release of an ad exchange service.
  9. TrafficPartner CEO Says Members Area Traffic Could Be ‘Next Big Thing’ For Sites In Europe – TrafficPartner is looking to offer members area traffic in Europe through a new agreement with Grand Slam Media and Adnium.
  10. Match.com Creating 3D-Printed Figurines Of Real Match.com Users For London Pop-Up – Match.com is set to launch a pop-up shop in London this week called Model Males that will be stocked with 3D-printed bachelors from the online dating site.
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