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" proclaims The League, a new and highly selective dating app targeted at "elite singles" in San Francisco and New York.The League relies on Linked In data and "an advanced screening algorithm" to help determine who is accepted into the app and who stays on its extensive waitlist: Potential users are judged by their education and employment history in order to ensure they are "high-quality" enough to join the community of singles.
“We’ve had people offer to give us free DJs for parties,” says the 5-foot-9 Bradford, who looks like an extra from MTV’s “The Hills” and graduated from Stanford business school.While they don’t write messages for the men, they do have to pay with one “Spark” for each initial message they send a woman, which eliminates the “hey what’s up” messages most women have grown accustomed to.After all, if one is paying to say hello, they’ll have to come up with something far more original.Hinge is old news: “I went to high school with the founder,” he explains. We need that.” Apparently, so do 30,000 other New Yorkers. The company — the “country club” of dating apps, according to Bradford — uses a secret algorithm to mine potential users’ Linked In and Facebook profiles.And Match is a bit too obvious after Shultz agreed to model for the site as a favor for a high-positioned pal there. That’s the number of applicants League founder Amanda Bradford’s had since bringing her app to Gotham last month. (Where you went to school and what you do are two of the most important factors in gaining admittance.) A team of seven employees has final approval over the top-tier user base.