San Francisco-based brothers Justin and Brian Gerrard saw this disparity and used their unique experiences in tech and marketing to create the “Bae” (Before Anyone Else) app with their former partner, Jordan Kunzika, in 2015.
According to a 2016 Pew Research study, online dating has tripled since 2013 among young adults.
Despite the significant uptick, dating apps geared toward Black folks were still limited, especially for millennials.
Check out their backstory: 14 A recent Pew Research study reveals that’s the approximate percentage of African-Americans who have used dating sites or apps, compared with 16 percent of Whites.
$500,000 The amount of venture capital the Gerrard brothers raised for Bae’s first round of funding.
” Thirty seconds later, he has the ball in his hands and he’s weaving his way through the opposition.
And that’s when I notice that I’ve entered the field of play and I’m running straight for the dude.
Hustle Hard Justin, 30, and Brian, 28, have experience at top companies such as Microsoft, Nielsen and American Express.
The budding entrepreneurs applied the marketing and business strategies they’d acquired to build their business, focusing on HBCUs to promote the app.
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Honor goes, “Oh my God, he’s an amazing rugby player, isn’t he? And while I love my wife very, very much, this is one of those rare occasions when I look at her and think, “Jesus, Rossmeister, what have you married?