Yarus has been profiled in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Forward and The Jewish Chronicle. His JSwipe startup was sold to Spark Networks SE – the parent company of JDate, Elite Singles, Christian Mingle and several other niche dating sites – for $7 million in 2015.
Does jdate own JSwipe?
JSwipe is an online dating application targeted at Jewish singles. JSwipe and its parent, Smooch Labs, were acquired by competitor JDates parent Spark Networks in October 2015, ending contentious litigation between the two outfits.
Who created JSwipe?
David Yarus David Yarus, founder of the Jewish dating app JSwipe, shared his story with more than 100 people in their 20s, 30s and 40s at a recent event in West Palm Beach.
How many people are on JSwipe?
The app currently has over 1 million users around the world, and it is responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of Jewish marriages. Thanks to its niche swiping features, JSwipe can facilitate local dates and international matches between people who share the same traditions, faith, and values.