For Thatcher Shultz, finding the right dating app is nearly as difficult as finding the right girl.Tinder is “awful, just a mess, a waste of time,” laments the 31-year-old CEO and founder of an online automotive business.Unlike Tinder, Sparkology offers services like professional photography and even profile writing.
If you haven’t heard of Sparkology even though your phone currently contains Tinder, Hinge and Happn, it’s because it’s far more exclusive than all those other apps.
The almighty app lords put you on a waitlist and review your “application.” Based on your social media resume, it decides whether you’re in or you’re out (word to Heidi Klum).
You log in with your Facebook profile, but unlike any apps, The League also asks for your Linked In information.
(Once in the app, you can even further specify if you want the education level of your matches to be "highly selective" or merely "selective.") The ideal user is smart, ambitious, and successful, according to the app's website.
On July 31, The League held an exclusive party at the Surf Lodge hotel in Montauk, New York, promising great cocktails and an even better sunset.