Justin Mateen

  • College Party App WiGo Brings On Tinder’s Sean Rad And Justin Mateen As Backers

    College Party App WiGo Brings On Tinder’s Sean Rad And Justin Mateen As Backers

    Over the past few months, a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit from a former Tinder employee has rocked Tinder. CMO Justin Mateen was suspended almost immediately (and then resigned)
    and then, earlier this month, the CEO Sean Rad abruptly resigned, taking role of President. Today, however, the best friends from Southern California are venturing into yet another project together. Rad… Read More

  • Tinder And IAC Settle Sexual Harassment Suit With Early Employee Whitney Wolfe

    Tinder And IAC Settle Sexual Harassment Suit With Early Employee Whitney Wolfe

    Mobile dating company Tinder has settled a lawsuit with early employee Whitney Wolfe, who claimed sexual harassment and sexual discrimination on the part of former CMO Justin Mateen. The settlement puts to bed an ugly “he said, she said” conflict that has loomed over the ultra-hot subsidiary of IAC since June. A spokesman for IAC said that “the lawsuit was settled with no… Read More

  • Burned

    Burned

    It’s hard to write a story without a protagonist, but here goes. In the past week, Tinder’s former VP of Marketing Whitney Wolfe filed a complaint with the California courts claiming that she was sexually harassed and discriminated against at work, stripped of her co-founder title, and pushed out of the company unfairly. The challenge in telling this story, as is very common… Read More

  • Tinder CEO’s Internal Memo Says Harassment Complaint Is Inaccurate

    Tinder CEO’s Internal Memo Says Harassment Complaint Is Inaccurate

    TechCrunch has obtained an internal memo sent from Tinder CEO Sean Rad to employees in the wake of a new lawsuit waged against the company. The lawsuit focuses on the relationship between Whitney Wolfe and Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen, accusing him and the company of sexual harassment and sexism. Former VP of Marketing Whitney Wolfe has alleged that Justin Mateen, her ex boyfriend… Read More

  • Tinder Suspends Co-Founder In Wake Of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Tinder Suspends Co-Founder In Wake Of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Tinder co-founder and CMO Justin Mateen has been suspended by the company, after it was sued for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination by former VP of marketing Whitney Wolfe. The lawsuit makes a litany of claims against Mateen, including subjecting her to numerous “sexist, racist, and otherwise inappropriate comments, emails, and text messages.” Read More