The Startup Roundup – 20th April 2018

Dating Startups

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Startup news this week:


  1. This New App Won’t Show You What Your Matches Look Like Until You Actually Talk – A new app called Vyve is offering an actually-legit way to cut through the dating clutter.
  2. Now There’s a Tinder-Like App for Baby Names – Once you download the free app from the Apple Store or Google Play, you choose “Boy,” “Girl,” or “Don’t Know Yet.”
  3. Takes Dating Sites to a Whole New Level – uses a computer-based system to accurately match people based on numerous aspects of their astrological footprint.
  4. instimate, a Charlotte-based dating app that automatically plans dates for its users, now available in App Store – Immediately, users are launched into a detailed questionnaire that calls upon information like zip code, job title, education level and income.
  5. Pro-Gun dating site offers love to Second Amendment supporters – The app’s aim is to connect individuals with a shared passion for guns, CEO of Laura Clark said the site is a safe place for gun owners to meet and talk.
  6. New Dating Site for White Women and Black Men Launched – is a secure online dating platform that is open to white women and black men to find interracial relationships with real people.