They call this “the deluge problem.”Both Web entrepreneurs and armchair sociologists will tell you that women are different.Despite our commitment to baseline feminist ideals, most of us don’t like to be relationship aggressors.
Rolland says that he hears this complaint occasionally—from women, but not from men. “Even women who are looking for something more casual, I don’t think they’re wanting to waste their time.” Carbino works with Talia Goldstein and Valerie Brennan, the co-founders of Three Day Rule, an L.
But you wouldn’t know it by looking at the founders of every major dating start-up.
From the Web-based heavy hitters like Ok Cupid, e Harmony, and Plenty of Fish on down to newer apps like Skout, How About We, and Meet Moi, they’re all developed by men.
Blendr is the most high-profile of a series of new location-based dating apps for straight people.
It was created by the same folks who made Grindr, the hookup app that’s become ubiquitous in the gay community.