Dating services for black people


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.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.



“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.The MELD interface allows users to spend more time creating detailed profiles, rather than relying primarily on pictures., there were not many strong black females portrayed on television,” says Tona.“There are still cultural issues that are contributing to black women and black people in general struggling to get married. Our monthly releases include bug fixes, speed optimization and are loaded with feature enhancements.

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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.