The Startup Roundup – 11th May 2018

Dating Startups

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Startup news this week:


  1. Zorric Sia and Emma Pineda Host The Date Podcast – Hosted by @its_emmap & @zorricsia The Date Podcast discusses dating apps, etiquette, and news.
  2. Toronto-based app “Amintro” aims to connect people age 50+ – A new Toronto based social networking app that connects people 50+ not specifically for dating but for everyday connections and friendships as well.
  3. Three Day Rule blends algorithms with matchmakers, expands to Seattle – Three Day Rule (TDR) expanded to its tenth city as the 5-year-old company aims to help singles meet their match.
  4. InMessage is the new app boosting dating in Nigeria – InMessage, which provides a private and trusted way to chat, date and hang out, has both local singles or people around the world on its platform.
  5. New gay dating app has ‘bank-level’ security for those afraid to be outed – The app was created by former Silicon Valley workers whose careers suffered because of their sexuality.