• Priyanka Chopra and Bumble want to give Indian women a dating app they'll actually use

    7 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Bumble, the women-first social networking app, is making its debut in India later this year.
    Bumble, the women-first social networking app, is making its debut in India later this year, with actress and philanthropist Priyanka Chopra on board as an investor and adviser.
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  • Bars and restaurants are too damn loud. Can SoundPrint cut through the noise?

    7 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    A new crowdsourced sound-level app makes finding a quiet place to meet less frustrating.
    Like many New York City singles, Gregory Scott was working way too hard to hear his dates. The city's abnormally loud bars and restaurants make connecting with a stranger all the more difficult, and in Scott's case, he had to work double time, because he suffers from hearing loss.
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  • Priyanka Chopra Is a Tech Investor, Too

    7 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The actor just made her second start-up investment, in dating app Bumble. Her investments will skew heavily toward companies with an element of social impact, and companies founded by women.
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  • Bumble to launch in India before year-end

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    On the heels of Tinder's launch of a Bumble-like feature in India , which allows women to initiative the conversations, Bumble is today formally announcing its plans for an expansion into India. The company says it has been building up a local team in the region over the past nine months and defining its strategy. The app will be available later this fall, with marketing spend focused on major metropolitan regions.
    Given that it's already October, Bumble's Indian arrival is only a matter of weeks at this point. While Bumble won't commit to an exact launch date, it would say that the launch...
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  • Bumble Thinks It Can Fix Dating Apps for Women in India

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Dating apps have had a hard time catching on with women in India-and Bumble, set to launch in India this fall, hopes its women-first philosophy will make the difference.
    “What we love is the potential for us in India,” Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd tells Fortune .
    Bumble is set to launch in India this fall, with new investor and adviser Priyanka Chopra at its side. The startup started working on bringing its dating and social connection app to India about nine months ago, building a team of about 20 people working on launching in India and getting its executives familiar with...
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