Dating sites for professional black people
Black professional women, in particular, struggle to marry, continuing a trend that has been true for years: Back in 2009, ABC News reported that 70% of black professional women were unmarried.Could technology help to improve the marriage prospects for black professionals?blog, points out that the figures are even starker within the black community.More than a third of black people older than 25 have never been married, even though they say they would like to be.But Tona and Ayeni believe that these sites are not meeting the needs of educated and high-earning black professionals.“The reason that we believe we’re creating something that is unique and differentiated is that MELD is a curated list of educated black professionals,” says Ayeni.Raissa Tona and Wale Ayeni, recent graduates of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, believe so.They’ve just created a location-based app called MELD, available on i Tunes and Google Play, that caters to college-educated black singles.
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“We believe that the black professionals have been underserved and people from this community will be willing to give our platform a chance,” says Tona.
“We’ve been getting emails from people saying thank you for creating something they’ve been wanting to see for a long time.”They chose to make the platform mobile-only in order to better target this demographic.