HUFFINGTON POST - Nov 7 - The Inner Circle, a mobile dating app launched in Europe in 2012, has expanded into New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. The Inner Circle app, self-described as the "selective dating app," originally launched in Amsterdam, and quickly expanded to London, Paris, Milan, and Stockhom. The app claims 550K users now, with 500K users on the waiting list. According to The Inner Circle CEO and co-founder, David Vermeulen, 50% of membership applications are getting approved and 50% are on hold. The Inner Circle has a team of four full-time people who view the 4k new applications every day. Each member can invite five of their friends to join, with each application still needing to go through the approval process.