Hinge

  • Hinge Hits SF With Its App For Finding True Love, Not Just Hookups

    Hinge Hits SF With Its App For Finding True Love, Not Just Hookups

    Tinder is great if you care about looks, not personality. But if you want a simple dating app that matches you based on interests, education, and profession, there's Hinge. Today it launches in San Francisco. In a city of quirky and sometimes socially awkward people, Hinge's focus on brains and background over beauty could help people find a Jedi in the streets, not just a Sith in the sheets. Read More

  • If Tinder Is For Hookups, Hinge Is For Relationships And It Just Raised $4M

    If Tinder Is For Hookups, Hinge Is For Relationships And It Just Raised $4M

    Hinge wants to be Match.com for mobile. You can find horny strangers nearby on Tinder, but Hinge uses its "romance graph" to pair you with friends of friends that fit your style. And now Hinge has a raised $4 million from Great Oaks, Social + Capital, and more to bring its relationships app beyond DC, New York, and Boston. You're still swiping yes or no, but to find your soulmate. Read More

  • DC Dating App Hinge Brings Its Romance Graph To More Cities

    DC Dating App Hinge Brings Its Romance Graph To More Cities

    The problem with Tinder is women don't trust strangers, so matches don't turn into meetups. Hinge uses the same hot-or-not approval mechanic but only shows you trustable friends of friends you'll dig based on its "romance graph". That's led to an insane 75% retention rate in its Washington D.C. home, upcoming funding, and now an expansion in to New York City with plans for Boston and Philadelphia. Read More