FORBES - Sep 27 - The investment is Tinder's second recent move to expand beyond the dating world and into more platonic networks. In July, the company launched Tinder Social to help groups of people to meet other groups for a night out. Hey! Vina, which was founded by Olivia June Poole, is a mobile app that uses surveys and interests to help women find friends online and then meet in the real world. While Poole gets Tinder's cash and institutional knowledge, Tinder will gain valuable insight on how to build and run a platonic platform as it looks to diversify away from dating.
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