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Color Dating aims to facilitate more positive messages around interracial dating.
It emphasizes racial preferences and asks users their sex and ethnicity, along with what sex and ethnicity they are interested in, when they create an account. “The founder complains about being judged by race, and then proceeds to build an app based entirely about judging people by race?
“We’re looking to bring that huge market together and Tinderize them,” he said.
Color Dating has reeled in a small amount of cash from angel investors and is looking to raise its seed round.
Vu Tran was frustrated with traditional dating apps.
That’s the question.” Family therapist Heidi Henderson-Lewis said she would encourage black women like Riley to keep an open mind – especially here in Seattle.
He wants users to talk to likeminded folks that feel similar to them “without feeling completely alone in their world.” “Tinder is really about the hookup culture,” he said.
“We want to move toward more of the community aspect of it.” Tran noted that there are many similar apps like Where White People Meet or Black People Meet that target specific verticals.
Henderson-Lewis counsels black couples; she even has a support group called the “black marriage movement.” “There’s this term we use in our world, and it’s called 'scotoma,' and it’s basically blinders, you only see what you want,” Henderson-Lewis said.
“You’ll be able to remove those scotomas if you expand your ideas of what’s good, and what you might need, and you might actually see that there are other men out there that can make you happy.” Back at Sea-Tac Airport, Ramonde Carpenter said he plans to move to Seattle in the next year or two.