The Startup Roundup – 9th April 2021

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Startup news this week:

  1. Friend-matching app ‘Berri’ made by Penn students launches at all Ivy League schools – The social app was first launched in September and is already used by 3,000 unique members at several universities across the US.
  2. Catch-Up: New dating app set to launch in Perth – As well as connecting singles, Catch-Up also lets couples and families know about what is happening at their local entertainment venues.
  3. Voicebar: Never Swipe Again – Users are set up on curated blind phone dates to skip the purgatory of text messages and instead maximise their time getting to know new people.
  4. Genie: Never Miss An Opportunity To Fall In Love – Genie uses Bluetooth technology to let users know who is nearby, giving them a chance to connect in that moment or at a later date.
  5. Lasting: Be happier and reduce conflict in your relationship – A couples therapy program that is easy to access and gives people a chance to resolve issues in their relationship without shelling out significant fees.