10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. 412m FriendFinder Networks User Details Hacked In New Alleged Breach – Calling it the largest hack of 2016, the security monitoring site said the breach took place in October 2016.
  2. M14 Industries Acquires Dating Startup Double – Built in 2014, the “Tinder for double dates” app lets users pair up with their friends, then swipe through other sets of pairs.
  3. London Startup Antidate Revamps App To Be Venue-Focused Real-Time ‘Singles Compass’ – The app is currently being piloted in 40 bars and pubs across Hackney.
  4. Check Out The Winners At Last Night’s UK Dating Awards – The Inner Circle, Hinge & Christian Connection were crowned the big winners at last night’s UK Dating Awards.
  5. Tinder Adds New Inclusive Gender Options – Tinder is going beyond its previous choice of just Man or Woman, with a new More section.
  6. White Label App Platform M14 Teams Up With Scamalytics To Offer Scam Detection As Bolt-On Option – M14 Industries lets partners build unique social or dating apps, full of custom features & third party integrations.
  7. The League Launches Today In Washington D.C. Following Surprise Election Result – The D.C launch was originally planned for January 2017, pushed forward by Bradford after Trump’s surprise election win.
  8. DateTix Completes Another Acquisition, Buying Thai Dating Startup Noonswoon – The deal saw DateTix buy Noonswoon for 700,000 shares, currently worth around $212,000.
  9. New Site LovePlace Lets You Choose The Perfect Date For You & Your Partner – The site lets users browse for date ideas using keywords, or by filtering via location and categories such as “active”, “adventure” & “culture”.
  10. Asian Dating App East Meets East Raises $1m Funding – The company plans to use the investment to grow in the US, Canada, Australia, the UK and Hong Kong.

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