“It’s really problematic, but I would want to know if someone is not into me for that reason because that’s definitely not someone I would want to talk to.
It would just be a waste of both of our time if he is racist.” Would she still join The League if she was “drafted” now? I have a little bit of a cynical view on online dating.
“A lot of dating sites are trying to distance your professional life and your dating life as if they were two separate things.
But to understand someone fully, I think you need both aspects of them, because as much as we try to say we are not our job, a part of us is our job,” he told the Guardian.
She had no control over who could view her profile, including potential business connections, bosses and coworkers.
She also felt like she had no idea who the people she was being matched with were.
“Users are getting that true sense of who someone is through a highly accountable and trustworthy network.” In addition to Be Linked, there are apps for those looking for an even more niche dating app than The League.
Among them is Luxy, self-described as Tinder without the poor people.
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”.
Bradford became interested in online dating after becoming single following the end of a five-year relationships.
She started her online hunt while finishing her master’s degree in business at Stanford and found she was running into the same problem over and over again.
Once part of The League, its members receive five new matches every day at 5pm – the so-called “happy hour”.