A team of former Tinder employees has launched a new professional networking app in a bid to make waves in the LinkedIn-dominated market.
According to TechCrunch, the iOS and Android app was backed by IAC’s Match Group, which owns Tinder, for an undisclosed sum — there are no other investors, apart from the founders.
“Professional networking is pretty terrible today,” wrote Ogle on Ripple’s news blog. “That was our consensus when we started reflecting on our own experiences with the networks out there today. Interfaces packed with ads, unwanted mail from recruiters and salespeople, and a lack of community. Read more…
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