10 Top Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Interview: CEO Looks to the Future Following Affinitas-Spark Merger – GDI caught up with CEO Jeronimo Folgueira to find out more about the future of the group.
  2. New Tinder Subscriptions Ensure Strong Third Quarter For Match Group – The report outlines a 19% increase in revenue over the prior year quarter, with the group turning over $343m.
  3. Deloitte 2017 CMO Survey On Marketing Industry Released – The analysis examines the survey responses of over 2,800 top marketing professionals.
  4. Affinitas Completes Merger With Spark Networks – The combined company will house brands including EliteSingles, eDarling, JDate, Christian Mingle, JSwipe, and Attractive World.
  5. Video “Gifting” & Lovoo Acquisition Feature in The Meet Group Q3 Report – It revealed year-on-year revenue to be up 88% to $32.2 million.
  6. Former Zoosk CEO Kelly Steckelberg Joins Enterprise Video Communication Company Zoom As CFO – Steckelberg left the global dating business in July for personal reasons after almost two and a half years as CEO.
  7. Ex-Grindr Employee Sues Company Claiming Fellow Employee Drugged & Raped Him After Xmas Party
    – According to TMZ, the former employee claims that Daniel Cabanero drugged and raped him at a hotel after the company’s holiday party.
  8. Facebook Announces Launch Of New Messenger Customer Chat Plugin For Businesses – The customer chat plugin allows people to chat with businesses on their websites and in Messenger.
  9. Google’s Director Of Mobile App Ads Talking Machine Learning & Automation On Webinar Next Week
    The webinar will feature Google’s Director of Mobile App Ads David Mitby and TUNE’s mobile economist John Koetsier.
  10. Coffee Meets Bagel Launches New Daily Video Feature – Every day, the dating app will create a daily topic, such as “Dinner or drinks on a first date?” or “What stereotype do you live up to?”
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