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The Startup Roundup – 4th May 2018

Dating Startups

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Startup news this week:


  1. The new AI-powered astrology app that matches you using the stars – Co-Star, produced by an ex-VFiles team, alchemises the complex world of birth charts into something as easy to use as Tinder.
  2. Launches to Offer Dating Sites Reviews for Interracial Singles – provides impartial reviews to help singles find the right interracial dating site for them.
  3. New dating app for LGBTQI people vows to end the culture of casual hook-ups and one-night stands – The app named Taimi has been created by former employees of Silicon Valley tech companies.
  4. PlanSnap is a Fantastic Solution to Planning Problems We Encounter – After a couple of years development, crowd funding and beta testing, the social app PlanSnap will be available to download on iTunes and Google Play this week.
  5. India’s First LGBT+ App is Finally Here! – The Delta App aims at building a platform that caters to the unique challenges faced by the LGBT+ community in India.
  6. New ‘Tinder for cars’ Joyride app launched by Jeremy Clarkson – Clarkson, Hammond and May’s Drivetribe has created Joyride – a new app where car nuts can have their say on your motor.
  7. Threesome App 3Fun Reminds Its Members to Practice Safe Sex – 3Fun cares about its members and their health and is building an active community of people who enjoy threesomes.

Scott Harvey

Scott is the Editor of Global Dating Insights. Raised in Dorset, he holds a BA from The University of Nottingham and an MSc from Lund University School of Economics and Management. Previously he has written about politics, economics and technology for various online publications.

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