It will take a bit of a marketing breakthrough to get to the next level so the site can at least break even financially. There are over 15,000 members on the site, so it’s not exactly small, but since using the site is free I am making very little money from it.
News needs to spread by word of mouth for it to grow.
Its founder, Danish lawyer Trine Jensen, explains: "I believe that intelligent people communicate better with other intelligent people." It's not the place to go to find a modest clever person, perhaps, but there's no accounting for tastes when it comes to Inevitable, really, and at least it might diminish the chance of meeting a sci-fi obsessive elsewhere.
Thanks to a crop of niche dating websites, you can find your ideal mate based on very specific criteria.
It's easy, too easy, to count the reasons why any woman who wants to "date intelligently," as their tagline goes, would love the app, which—while it rolls out today in San Francisco only—will spring up in major U. Bradford, a former Google employee who holds an MBA from Stanford, snagged on something when she suddenly became single in grad school: She wanted to join Tinder and Ok Cupid, but she didn't want everyone (her professors, her potential future employers, her ex boyfriend's friends) seeing her personal information and that she was "on the prowl." But how could she put herself out there without overexposing herself in the process?
This dilemma sparked one of the key differentiators of The League: By requiring both Linked In and Facebook for signup, The League can keep people's profiles from popping up in front of those in their professional and social networks, if they want: Brilliant, right?
Aptly named to imply a superior caste of digital daters, The League relies on a screening algorithm that promises to keep its community "well-balanced and high-quality," so perhaps the negative press was somewhat understandable.
But beneath The League's veneer of exclusivity, there's a clever, problem-solving interface that seals it: The app's strength is its function, not its flash. Here, why you should have it on your radar:#1: The privacy thing.