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10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. 10 Things We Learned At GDI London 2016 & Spotlight On Startups – GDI wanted to put together a list of some of the most interesting takeaways from the dating industry events.
  2. The Match Group Sees Impressive Q3 Results Following Increase In Paying Online Daters – The impressive results show profits to have jumped since this time last year.
  3. 5 Things We Learned From Didier Rappaport At Last Night’s Q&A Session – Rappaport tackled some huge questions such as how he views the online dating industry, the best ways to grow and where Happn is headed.
  4. Paktor Group Secures Massive $32.5m In Latest Funding Round – The round was co-led by venture capital firm K2Global and media company PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk.
  5. The League Launches In Boston & Chicago With Preview Party For ‘Handpicked’ Top 500 Members – The invitation-only exclusive dating app founded by Amanda Bradford first launched in 2015 in San Francisco.
  6. Former Barcelona Keeper Victor Valdes Promotes New Dating App Hola Dating On Twitter – Hola Dating is a new mobile product out of Tramontana Ventures.
  7. Check Out The Photos From The GDI London Conference And Spotlight On Startups Event – All of the photos can be found on the GDI Facebook page.
  8. Snap Interactive Files Lawsuit Against Snapchat Over ‘Snap Inc’ Rebrand – Snapchat recently announced it was rebranding to Snap Inc., saying the company was “bigger than one app”.
  9. New Dating App Hey There Lets Your Friends & Family Be Your In-App Wingman – Working exactly how the name suggests, Wingers can choose matches for their friends and even coach them on how to word messages.
  10. You Could Be Paying 22% More To Acquire Subscribers In US Swing States – Apps could also be shelling out as much as 65% more to encourage subscriptions in deep-blue states, compared to those in deep-red states.

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Emma Woodley

Emma is a reporter at Global Dating Insights. Originally from Surrey, she has studied Communication and Media at Bournemouth University and The University of Central Florida. She enjoys socialising with friends, exploring new places and can often be found with her nose in a book.

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