What he’s looking for: “I have a tough time relating to women who work in finance. They’re just doing it for the money and they’re not happy, and it just reflects on what they want in life.” School: Trinity for undergrad; Babson for business school Job: Currently in development stage of two different startups, including a beauty/lifestyle app Notable achievements: “I’ve taught two different girlfriends how to snowboard. there’s not as much noise.” School: UCLA Job: Actress and dating blogger Notable achievements: Has written a book based on her successful dating blog, “40 Dates & 40 Nights,” out in December What she’s looking for: “I don’t need them to be successful yet, necessarily, although I would really like them to be . Hinge is old news: “I went to high school with the founder,” he explains. We need that.” Apparently, so do 30,000 other New Yorkers. The company — the “country club” of dating apps, according to Bradford — uses a secret algorithm to mine potential users’ Linked In and Facebook profiles.And Match is a bit too obvious after Shultz agreed to model for the site as a favor for a high-positioned pal there. That’s the number of applicants League founder Amanda Bradford’s had since bringing her app to Gotham last month. (Where you went to school and what you do are two of the most important factors in gaining admittance.) A team of seven employees has final approval over the top-tier user base.“One guy offered his whole roof deck [for a League party].He had other things going on for him, too, aside from an awesome penthouse,” explains Bradford, who threw an NYC kickoff party for her service at the Jane Hotel in April and is planning another members bash at Montauk hot spot the Surf Lodge in July.I come from a big skiing family, so either you need to know how to ski or snowboard, or you have to be willing to learn.” What he’s looking for: “Confidence, smarts.
The Banks require that the business banks maintain a specific degree of capital to be certain that the bank is stable.“I regret doing it,” says Shultz, a Dickinson grad whose cheekbones could slice an apple. “[It’s] just a more curated group of people geared towards our demographic, which is 20s and 30s and, you know, who come from a good family,” Shultz says of the ultra-exclusive dating app, which provides users with just five matches a day. “I do think the concept of exclusive, invite-only, hard-to-get-into, wait-in lines — it’s very New York,” says Bradford, 30, whose company weeds out the hoi polloi from the hoity-toity.(The app, which is free, even boasts a concierge service that doles out dating tips and feedback.) “I think it’s a good fit for the mentality here.” Since the app launched, she has been inundated with pleas from the public.“I saw all these couples forming as soon as we enrolled [at Stanford],” says Bradford, who first launched her company in San Francisco in November.“So people thought, ‘Well, Stanford put their approval on me and Stanford put their approval on you, so we should get together.’ We wanted to mimic that digitally.” So, how do you get in? Singles can be referred by current users, which bumps them to the top of the wait list and increases their chance of admittance.