Elite online dating
In order to join, potential users are screened and selected based on their education and professional history.
Not everyone gets in – only the cream of the crop get the email informing them that they have “been drafted into The League”.
Bradford hopes the dating pool represents many different industries. We don’t want everyone that’s an MBA or a doctor,” she told the Guardian.
According to Bradford, the recipe for getting into The League is not “cut and dry”.
Once part of The League, its members receive five new matches every day at 5pm – the so-called “happy hour”.
Linking online dating apps to Linked In was “a stroke of genius”, according to Rick Nguyen, a 28-year old entrepreneur and co-founder of Spot Trender.
But we are going to be expecting you to have accomplished something in your professional career to compensate for that. “We don’t plan to grow that number until we have the product,” said Bradford. Daniel Ratcliffe, 25, also did not have to wait too long before making it into The League.
He did attend New York University for his master’s degree. “I think because you have to go on the waitlist, everyone is more serious about dating and about sending messages.” Nguyen, who said his response rate on other apps was about 20% to 30%, said: “On The League, I have got close to a 100% response rate with my matches.” The League also comes with a number of filters that allow members to select their ideal date’s education attainment level, height, age and ethnicity.That to me is a just as impressive, if not more, than someone who went to Tier 1 university.” That’s not to say The League isn’t exclusive. “Right now I am like No 8,000 out of 100,000,” she told the Guardian. I don’t know.” Unlike White, Nguyen spent just “a couple of days” on the wait list before getting drafted into The League. I was like No 11,000 and I thought: ‘Oh, I guess this isn’t going to happen’,” said Ratcliffe, who lives in East Village in New York City and works in digital entertainment and media.“Then a couple of days later, I got an email saying that I had been approved and I have been on it ever since.The main thing is you have to bring something special to the table.“Let’s say you didn’t go to college or you went to college that is not known for being a Tier 1 establishment, that’s OK.