In order to join, potential users are screened and selected based on their education and professional history.
Not everyone gets in – only the cream of the crop get the email informing them that they have “been drafted into The League”.
According to its founder Max Fischer, the app has seen a lot of traction in cities like London, San Francisco and New York.
“We are pretty much the only application that ties directly to Linked In and only Linked In,” said Fischer.
It used to be that if you wanted to meet someone of a certain caliber, you would venture to a particular bar. And you’ll have to be driven to make it into The League – there’s a waiting list 100,000 people long.
She started her online hunt while finishing her master’s degree in business at Stanford and found she was running into the same problem over and over again.He, too, likes that his dating profile on The League looks more professional and that he is able to connect with other hard-working people his age. “We really believe that people know what they want and we let them be picky and have high standards,” Bradford told the Guardian. We don’t see a ton of users doing that – probably about 10% or so do have strong preferences around ethnicity.” According to her, the members will first be showed matches that fit their preferences, “but once they run out of those matches, then we will show them everyone. Ratcliffe said that he did not use the ethnicity filter.“I think that’s absurd and ridiculous, but as an African American woman in the dating pool, it would be nice to know that someone I was matched with doesn’t not like black girls,” said White.“Users are getting that true sense of who someone is through a highly accountable and trustworthy network.” In addition to Be Linked, there are apps for those looking for an even more niche dating app than The League.Among them is Luxy, self-described as Tinder without the poor people.