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Dating app Tinder reportedly raises an undisclosed sum from Benchmark

Dating app Tinder reportedly raises an undisclosed sum from Benchmark

Dating app Tinder reportedly raises an undisclosed sum from Benchmark

Dating app Tinder reportedly raises an undisclosed sum from Benchmark

Above: An ad for Tinder’s app

Image Credit: Tinder

Tinder, the dating app on which users swipe their fingers on profiles to show interest — or lack thereof — in other users, has raised a new round of investment, according to a report today.

Benchmark Capital led the round, with partner Matt Cohler joining the board, according to Forbesreport on the investment. The report did not put a dollar figure on the round or reveal which other investors participated. Separately Re/code reported that Benchmark cut an equity deal with Tinder.

Previously IAC bought an additional 10 percent of Tinder following the previous stake it had taken in the startup.

Tinder did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Tinder finds out who likes you nearby, and connects you with them if you’re also interested. It all started with the realization that there are many apps that connect us with people we already know, but none that do a great job of h… read more »

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