Live/Location-Based Matching App

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Looking for: Advisor, Developer, Marketer
While apps such as Tinder, Bumble, and Hinge have been somewhat successful in bringing many people together, they all fail to solve one crucial part of the consumer problem. Consumers want spontaneous interactions with people, and they want these interactions to be swiftly and efficiently provided by these apps. Many people might match with someone on one of these apps, then wait 4-5 days for a response, and then eventually meet up a week later. The current infrastructure for these apps does not encourage the spontaneity that people desire and I have the solution: Live, Location-Based, Matching algorithms. 

With this app, people would be able to match only with people at the same location as them at the same time. This matching would be event-based and so people would only be matching with people at the same event as them at the same time. For example, at a music festival, the event page would open when the festival starts, and once you walk into the location, you would be able to swipe on people there at the same time. This encourages spontaneous interactions because you know that the person swiping is in the area that you are at the exact same time looking for the same thing. Additionally, you have more urgency because the event will close at the close of the event. This could be used at parties, festivals, clubs, etc. and would really be revolutionary to adding an essential part to a market that has already been validated. 

Additional Info

  • Time commitment: part time (10h/week)
  • Idea stage: just an idea