Justin Mateen

  • How to grow your app Crunch Network

    How to grow your app

    The app ecosystem is strong and growing. By 2020, App Store consumer spend is supposed to exceed 100 billion dollars. Mobile now represents 65 percent of digital media time; 86 percent of this time on phones is spent in apps. Building a mobile app is building the most frequently used digital property type on the most frequently used digital device. Sounds like a solid place to start a business. Read More

  • 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

  • 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