That’s quite a lofty goal, but who knows, maybe they have a shot.Kristin is an aspiring entrepreneur who is enthusiastically navigating her way through the DC startup space.That’s also why singles who have been matched and set up on a date only receive each other’s numbers a few hours before the date in case they need to communicate about last-minute logistics.
It’s a good way to force you out there, especially if you tend to overanalyze every potential date. There are so many options out there and it can be intimidating and overwhelming (we’re talking dating sites the people on them).
A fresh graduate from 500 Startups’ Batch 10, Whim was founded by an Okcupid Labs alumna, Eve Peters, who wants to help singles cut to the chase and go on dates.
Though the app hasn’t launched yet (the team ran a beta test in Los Angeles last summer), it will serve up potential dates based on mutual availability, location, and a few other preferences that users can swipe through and reject or accept.
“We jumped out of our seats when we saw the email from Apple saying they wanted to feature Clover in the App Store,” says Isaac Raichyk, CEO of Clover.
“Our team has worked very hard over the past year, it’s nice to see so many positive reviews.
The emerging approach is really reminiscent of matchmaking services, through which people traditionally get set up on dates, not with chat rooms.