For example, there is Tinder and other dating apps created for easy hook-ups, while JDate is for specific religions. And the LGBTQ community has found a home in Grindr and Zoosk.
The app officially launches in Miami on Tuesday, and the organizers threw a party at Soho House on June 8 for the 150 founding Miami users – people who The League felt “fit their #powercouple brand and aspire to change modern dating culture for the better.” They said the group was mostly made up of doctors, lawyers, MBAs, and women in tech. To create a community of ambitious go-getters in an effort to “cultivates the desire for an egalitarian relationship in both sexes.” Founder and CEO Amanda Bradford spoke to us about what makes The League so unique, why she is unapologetic about its audience, and how she address those who classify the app as ‘elitist’.The League, an invite-only dating app that encourages users with high standards to “Keep them that way,” planned to launch midday Wednesday in Chicago.The San Francisco-based company aims to connect successful, well-educated singles who want to dip into a more selective dating pool than Tinder.The company’s algorithm recommends which applicants the company should add to the site, then employees review profiles to make sure they fit the bill.Daters connect their Facebook and Linked In profiles to ensure they aren’t matched with coworkers or acquaintances, then select their preferences for age, height, gender, distance, ethnicity, education and religion. She said getting those questions out of the way paves the way for more fun conversations.