10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. London Dating Startup Rendeevoo Ceases Operations – Launched in 2014, the company announced its closure on Facebook after failing to raise its next round of funding.
  2. GDI Meets David Minns, Founder Of GDI Spotlight Winner ooOo For Latest Video Interview – David Minns has established himself as one of the industry’s most exciting new entrepreneurs.
  3. Dating Services Must Protect Users More Say Police, Despite Criticism Over Handling Of Serial Killer Case – This comes after Stephen Port was found guilty of murdering four men he met online.
  4. People Are Downloading Fewer New Apps But Launching Their Existing Apps More, As Market Tightens – These are some of the key takeaways from Adobe’s new Mobile Benchmark Report for 2016.
  5. Hornet Secures $8m In Series A Funding – Hornet raised the impressive sum in a funding round led by Ventech China, a $225m venture capital fund.
  6. Spark Networks’ New Leadership Plots ‘Modernisation’ Of Christian Mingle & JDate – The news comes as the company posted the first set of financial results since its executive shakeup.
  7. New Catholic App Dubbed ‘Sindr’ Lets You Find Your Nearest Church To Confess – Called The Catholic App, the platform was created by technology company Musemantik in partnership with Archbishop Leo Cushley.
  8. Once Launches New #DoItLikeNigel Double Decker Bus Campaign In London – The buss’ message cites the controversial bus advertisements and questionable “£350m-a-week” statistic the Vote Leave camp used.
  9. Momo’s Incredible Revenue Growth Continues With 319% Increase For Q3 – Momo’s live video service is generating revenues of $108.6m in the third quarter of 2016.
  10. The Inner Circle Doubles New York User Base In A Month – The Amsterdam-based company, which first launched in 2012, announced its push into the US on 13th October, its first move outside of Europe.

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