Dating Pro Digest: Dating Group completes acquisition of Dil Mil; Unusual deal between Grindr app and French rugby club Biarritz Olympique; Canadian dating app for Asian immigrants; What Jeronimo Folgueira is doing now;

Jun 1, 2021
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Dating industry news digest:

  • Dating Group completes acquisition of Dil Mil;
  • Unusual deal between Grindr app and French rugby club Biarritz Olympique;
  • Canadian dating app for Asian immigrants;
  • What Jeronimo Folgueira is doing now;



Dating Group completes acquisition of Dil Mil;

Online dating leader Dating Group plans to reach the Indian market. The first step was acquiring an application called Indian Tinder.

A year and a half has passed since the beginning of cooperation until the final signing of the contract. During this time, Dil Mil’s attendance has increased by 38%, the functionality has expanded, the site has become more focused on the needs of the audience.

Dil Mil is now on the same list as Tubit, DateMyAge and

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Unusual deal between Grindr app and French rugby club Biarritz Olympique;

Grindr, an international gay, bi, queer and transgender platform, has signed a million euro deal with French rugby club Biarritz Olympique.

According to the contract, the application logo will appear on the players’ shirts. The cooperation is a kind of protest against homophobia, which still makes itself felt in the world of professional sports. Athletes are forced to hide their sexual orientation and personal life.

The opinion poll showed that 69% of fans shouted insults at gays or heard their fellows do it.

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Canadian dating app for Asian immigrants;

The purpose of the Alike app is not only to create couples, but also to support the native culture in the immigrant environment.

Hanmin Yang is of Korean origin and lives in Toronto, so he understands the importance of communities. He founded and developed an application, the atmosphere of which is reminiscent of the glorious history of Asian peoples, emphasizes identity, unites.

This is Hanmin Yang’s first entrepreneurial and technological experience, before that he only dealt with cinema. He hopes that his project will benefit compatriots living in Canada and the United States.

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What Jeronimo Folgueira is doing now;

The founder of Spark Networks, which owns the popular platforms Elite Singles, Jdate, Pretty World, Christian Mingle Jeronimo Folgueira decided to leave the dating industry and devote himself to his real hobby — music broadcasting and podcasts.

Jeronimo is ready to join the specialized service Deezer, as he finds this project high-tech and promising. Folgueira already has a successful track record. He acquired Tio Tech, a food manufacturer and supplier, on the stock exchange and raised its liquidity to $ 300 million from scratch.

The entrepreneur is ready to move from Berlin to Paris to brighten up the everyday life of music lovers and to help creative people find their listeners. Folgueira continues to serve on the Spark Networks board of directors.

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