10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Finalists For GDI Spotlight on Startups Competition Announces – The dating event is designed to find the most exciting new startups in the online dating industry.
  2. GDI Meets John Kershaw, Founder Of Innovative ‘WordPress For Dating Apps’ Platform M14 Industries – We met CEO & founder John Kershaw earlier this year to talk about the platform.
  3. Online Dating Association Announces New Chief Executive – Andrew McClelland will take over as Chief Executive following the departure of George Kidd in August.
  4. Happn Launches New LGBT Bullying Awareness Campaign For #SpiritDat 2016 – The campaign consists of a full-screen pop-up that now appears on the app.
  5. Breaking Bad Enthusiast Killed Grindr Date Then ‘Dissolved Body In Acid’ Court Hears – Prosecutor Crispin Aylett QC told the court that Brizzi had strangled PC Semple, before dismembering his body and dissolving it.
  6. One Week Left To Buy GDI Conference Tickets – We’re expecting both events to sell out before next Thursday 27th, so if you still haven’t bought yours book now to avoid disappointment.
  7. Hacker Claims To Have Breached AdultFriendFinder Databases – On Twitter, a hacker posted a series of tweets directed at AdultFriendFinder, saying he had accessed a “fuckload of databases.”
  8. Gable Tostee Found Not Guilty Of Murdering Tinder Date Who Fell From 14th Floor To Her Death –  The jury of six women and six men found Tostee not guilty of Wright’s murder.
  9. Tinder Opens Silicon Valley Office With Plans To Double Workforce in 18 Months – Sean Rad said the decision to open the office was designed to help the company attract the best tech talent.
  10. Oakley Capital Complete Sale Of Parship Stake – Originally announced on 5th September, the deal sees German mass media group ProSiebenSat.1 purchase 50% of dating company Parship for €100m.

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