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10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Early Bird Tickets To London Conference & Spotlight On Startups Competition End Today – This year’s event is split into two, the dating industry conference followed by Spotlight on Startups.
  2. Fraud Protection Business Signifyd Raises $19m To Help Stop Your Chargebacks – The company has a guarantee that it will pay for fraud costs stemming from a transaction if Signifyd approved the transaction.
  3. Momo Sees Revenue Soar As Booming Live Streaming Business Triples Revenue – Momo said this massive growth was thanks to an increase in the number of paying users of the live video service.
  4. TrueView & Oxford University Researcher Added To GDI London Lineup – The two speakers join Ashley Madison, Feeld, if(we), Securion Pay, eHarmony, Venntro and TechCrunch’s Mike Butcher.
  5. Why Traditional South Asian Matchmaking Is Enjoying A Retro Backlash – Interesting guest opinion piece by Aneeka Patel, the founder of Project 143.
  6. Twitter’s Relaxed 40 Characters Limit Is Coming On 19th September – When the change comes into effect, photos, GIFs, polls and videos will not use up characters in the limit.
  7. Almost 90% Of Consumers Want To Be Contacted By Brands Via Messaging – However, Twilio said that only 48% of businesses are equipped to connect with customers via a message.
  8. HubPeople Now Powering Warehouse Dating’s Portfolio With New Strategic Partnership – The partnership news comes just months after Hubpeople reported it had doubled its workforce in the Isle of Man.
  9. UK Government Sets Out Plan For National Firewall To Block Widespread Malicious Attacks – The government aims to adopt a more active stance in defending the UK from a range of cyber threats.
  10. Former eHarmony President Armen Avedissian Joins Salary Comparison Startup Comparably – Comparably wants to let both employees and businesses learn the market value of job roles.

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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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