Chappy, the Bumble-backed dating app for gay men, inks partnership with GLAAD

Chappy, the dating app for gay males, has nowadays introduced a partnership with GLAAD. As a part of the partnership, Chappy will make a donation to GLAAD for each and every dialog initiated on the dating app, from now all over 2019.

The corporate gained’t reveal the quantity of the donation, however stated that it hopes to boost “loads of hundreds of bucks.”

Chappy introduced in 2017 to present gay males an unique, discrimination-free solution to attach with one some other. The app makes use of a sliding scale to let customers point out what they’re having a look for in a courting, starting from “Cute” to “Sexy.” The app has greater than 650,000 registered customers, and has noticed greater than 1 billion swipes.

Chappy is subsidized by means of Bumble and regulated by means of Bumble shareholders, falling beneath the Badoo umbrella of dating apps. Last month, Bumble named Chappy its respectable dating app for gay males. As a part of that courting, Bumble and Chappy will likely be cross-promoting each and every different’s apps.

Adam Cohen-Aslatei, managing director at Chappy, says the donations to GLAAD will likely be unrestricted, and can be utilized by means of GLAAD on the other hand they see are compatible. Cohen-Aslatei additionally hopes to give a contribution to GLAAD’s analysis tasks, and stated that he sees the alternative for the Chappy neighborhood to supply data-based insights to that analysis.

Cohen-Aslatei joins the Chappy staff from Jun Group, the place he used to be vp of selling. He used to be appointed to the place final month.

“There are numerous dating apps available in the market and numerous gimmicks available in the market,” stated Cohen-Aslatei. “We’re looking to toughen the method the gay neighborhood meets each and every different and thinks about relationships, but in addition the method they take into accounts their dedication to the neighborhood. We’re a courting and advocacy app, and we need to spouse with the proper organizations to pressure consciousness to what we’re.”

Contributer : Social – TechCrunch