The Startup Roundup – 17th May 2019

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Startup news this week:

  1. Wowzer: Dating For Dog Lovers – Wowzer is not just for people who own a dog, but those who love dogs as well. It is set to be launched in the United States very soon.
  2. India’s first video-biodata matrimonial site “Dil Ke Rishte” launched – The newly-launched video platform is aiming to create better connections before the two users meet in real-life.
  3. The Forj Dating App Positions Itself as a Values-Driven & Jewish-Centric Alternative to Swipe Culture – Forj uses innovative AI technology to help singles date smarter by showing them how well they’re compatible with someone.
  4. Swagy, a revolutionary new Gay Dating App, launches for IOS and Android devices – Swagy is designed to create a positive user experience with equal opportunities for every man and anti-harassment features.
  5. Guster launch fake dating site ‘Gusto’ with new music video – The American alternative rock band created a semi-functional dating product to celebrate the release of their new song ‘Overexcited’.
  6. Flirt Naija is a Nigerian Dating Site & App Where Singles Live Chat With Date Prospects Around the World – The Nigerian dating service has over 979,000 members, and continues to grow more diverse with every new signup.