Dating Pro digest: GDI’s choice: July’s most interesting startups; Iranian government approves first dating app; After investing in Bumble, Blackstone’s earnings jump 125%; Interest in dating apps is on the rise in the US.
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Dating industry news digest:
- GDI‘s choice: July’s most interesting startups;
- Iranian government approves first dating app;
- After investing in Bumble, Blackstone’s earnings jump 125%;
- Interest in dating apps is on the rise in the US.
GDI‘s choice: most interesting startups forJuly
According to Global Dating Insights, Jeep-N Date, addressed to adventurers and fidgets, is included in the list of the most original applications of July; it is easy to find a travel companion here for a trip in a car of your favorite brand.
Those who find the project too extreme should pay attention to TeamUp Fitness, joint training will seem more romantic.
Tu B’Av is the first app in the history of the dating industry from Mama Knows Best, in which a single user can be registered by their loved ones.
The She Meets motto is friendliness and respect for the interlocutor, there are no restrictions in other ways of self-expression.
Iranian government approves first dating app
Fornication in Iran is considered a criminal offense. A large number of single people and, as a result, a decrease in the birth rate forced the government to give some indulgence and approve the launch of the first national dating app Hamdan.
The Guardian Council brings the service into line with Sharia law. Users will be required to verify their identity and undergo psychological testing. The newlyweds will be accompanied by a family counselor for four years.
Other applications are still illegal in Iran.
After investing in Bumble Blackstone’s earnings jump 125%
The second quarter of 2021 was the most successful for Blackstone, Bumble investors, the company’s fund increased by 125% and now stands at $1.3 billion. The cost of each share has increased by 75%, which is undoubtedly a positive factor for attracting customers.
The main activities of the company are insurance services, online training and collecting. Management pays tribute to analytical work, market research and the search for new types of investments.
Interest in dating apps is on the rise in the US
After the cancellation of quarantine restrictions in some states, Americans are showing an increased interest in dating sites.
In July popular apps became a part of everyday life for 15.3 million people looking for partners. In early May this figure was 14.8 million.
Visitors of different ages are looking not only for lovers, but also for friends, like-minded people, interlocutors. Most in demand are video games and chat rooms for quick dates. If desired, users can confirm the fact of vaccination or lack thereof.
Some Americans fear the return of quarantine and are in a hurry to enjoy romantic relationships. Approximately 16% of former users re-download the app.
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