CALGARY – A new dating app that’s touting itself as a “classier Tinder” has come to Canada. What could be classier than Tinder, you ask? It’s called Hinge, and 30-year-old CEO Justin McLeod said it’s more like meeting people at a “friend’s house party” than the random matching that goes on in many other apps in the marketplace.
“It’s all friends of friends, and you’d have the same sort of information like a friend setting you up would have,” said McLeod. “Where they went to work, where they went to school…and your friend understands your taste: you like lawyers, you don’t like bankers, you don’t like people who aren’t over 5’7, et cetera.”
Instead of using your location to show you matches, Hinge shows a list of about 20 potential dates once a day that’s curated from friends of friends (of friends). You’ll see their full name, school and other…
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