TECH VIBES - June 20 - Vancouver has been on the forefront of the dating industry for years thanks to successes like Markus Frind’s industry disrupting POF dating site and Teligence’s domination of voice personals. With the emergence of mobile apps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Vancouver is leading the way again. This time in the gay market and a local startup is taking on the market leading hook-up app Grindr. GuySpy is a free app that includes all the features that Grindr offers in their paid app. GuySpy beats Grindr for traveling gay men on the move by allowing users to change their location and connect with others in advance of traveling. GuySpy isn’t just a hook-up app. They’ve got a website has become a community of its own with 400K visitors per month. 50K new users installed the GuySpy app last month with 55% of those users in North America. The app is currently getting 2K+ downloads per day and 20K users are interacting with the app daily.