Eventually, he’d toss his phone to J, and three minutes later, J had scheduled B a date with the girl he’d been pursuing on a dating app for weeks. With Wingman, clients can professionally outsource their dating apps, hiring an anonymous wingman familiar with their personal preferences and schedule to swipe, chat, and schedule dates – not just for them, but them.“Dating apps have become a core part – whether we like it or not – of having a great dating experience,” says B.For the foreseeable future, however, they will continue to interact with their clients via text message, a medium that they feel best fits their long-term goal of helping people step back from digital media by minimizing the number of interfaces they interact with.The site asks interested clients to simply text or call (914) 233-3703.
And the identity of Divergent star Shailene Woodley's new beau has finally been revealed as New Zealand rugby player Ben Volavola after the pair were spotted looking cosy on the sidelines of a recent sporting match.After all, it takes a pretty niche startup to make The League look laid-back. They had nearly 20 customers at the end of a hardly-advertised two-month test run, and since launching their site on August 7, they’ve steadily recruited a selective handful of new clients into their portfolio each day.Like it or not, they’ve got a sharp combination of skills and intuition, reinforced by independent research on tech’s effect on relationships, which B says he conducted in months off during his final semester at Penn. J says that he came up with the 0 price point after calculating what he calls “the price of breaking the ice.” If buying someone a drink – the first step to securing a date – costs about in a metropolitan area, “they’re basically just paying us the to introduce them and set up a date where they’re going to show up and the other person is already going to be interested in them,” says J. Shouldn’t people who are too busy to spend 10 minutes swiping hold off on dating for now?Shailene is known for keeping her love-life out of the spotlight.In 2015 she was rumoured to be dating Nakho Bear, the front-man of American band Nahko and Medicine for the People.