10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. MeetMe Buys if(we) For $60m – MeetMe has made another big addition to its growing empire, acquiring Silicon Valley social company if(we) for $60m.
  2. Photos From GDI Audience With Facebook In Barcelona Are Live – GDI would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended.
  3. Tinder Has Built A Highly Selective Service For Celebrities & Top Users – The exclusive service, called Tinder Select, appears to be for celebrities and other top percentage types on Tinder.
  4. M14 Founder Explains How Dragons’ Den Investment Fell Through – Last month, the founder of M14 Industries appeared on BBC show Dragons’ Den, securing £80,000 investment for 20% equity.
  5. Top 5 Strategies To Grow Your Dating App With Deep Links – See this fantastic guest blog from Gary MacDonough, the co-founder of Double & Evangelist at Branch.
  6. Momo Has Another Incredible Quarter, Revenues Rising By 524% – Total net revenues hit $246.1m, a 524% increase compared to the previous year’s fourth quarter.
  7. Tinder Is Giving Away $250,00 To Charity For International Women’s Day – With #FundHerCause, Tinder gave away $250,000 for people to donate to one of 12 women’s charities.
  8. Spritzr Now Lets Users Earn Cash By Successfully Matching Up Singles – Matchmakers can make 10 suggestions per day.
  9. TrueView Adds Nudity Filter To Block Out Explicit Images On The App – The new filter works by detecting faces and nudity within images, before scoring each one and removing those that are “inappropriate”.
  10. Paktor Hires Ex-Jiayuan Executive As CFO – Shang-Hsiu Koo will take the previously unfilled CFO position.

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