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started by two Stanford graduates, Simon Tisminezky and Dan Abelon after an entrepreneurship class at Stanford Business School co-taught by Eric Schmidt.
Originally a Stanford University business class project, combines online dating and round robin-style speed dating, where singles spend five minutes or less connecting live with potential matches.
Starting today, everyone’s first profile picture will be displayed in black and white.
To be clear, this isn’t a filter – everyone’s first photo will be automatically displayed to potential matches in black and white, with no option to opt out.
Hily works by employing matchmaking algorithms which are based on machine learning instead of the geographical location of a user or “attractiveness level” (as used by Tinder) which might keep you swiping in the app but actually reduces your chances as around 80% of people are rejected. Tonight arranges dates for you without the messaging and scheduling hassle. We'll put you in touch with your date and suggest a great local bar or cafe conveniently located for the two of you. SPONTANEOUS & FUNTonight is the easiest, smartest, most efficient and immediate way to meet new people. When you remove all the buildup of texting back-and-forth before an online date, dating is so much more enjoyable.