Smile Dating App

Humor-Based Dating App: We Find Your Perfect Humor Compatibility Match

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Convertible Note
Technology, Entertainment, Community & Lifestyle
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Needham, MA
Expected Close Date
April 30, 2023
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Key Deal Facts

💰Successfully raised a $400K angel round
💪Female founded company with a physicist at the helm.
📚Backed by world-renowned expert on the intersection of love and humor.
📱Available now for download on the App Store.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Melissa Mullen CEO & Founder• Physicist and software engineer
• Single woman with a vision for flipping the dating industry on its head
• Recruited and led a team of engineers and marketers over the last year to get a full prototype on the App Store without raising a dime, Julie Stuecken CMO• MBA from the Kellogg School of Management
• 25+ years of product-marketing experience in the consumer goods space
• Successfully launched and accelerated growth in retail product lines for companies like Adidas, Levi’s, Reebok, etc., Francisco Garcia Machine Learning Engineer• Ph.D. in Machine Learning
• Reviewer for top-tier conferences in machine learning (NIPS, AAMAS, ICRA, IROS)
• Prototyped NLP models for Amazon Alexa currently used in 30+ countries
• Developed AT&T DigitalLife application, Jeffrey Hall Advisor (Love & Humor)• Internationally recognized expert on the intersection of love and humor
• Interviewed by NPR, NYT, WSJ, Washington Post, Financial Times, the Guardian, USA Today, Time Magazine, and CNN
• Ph.D. in Communications
• Professor of Comm. at U Kansas, Justin Schultz Advisor (Marketing)• Ex-Tinder Marketing Executive
• VP of Marketing at Headspace, Christopher Lustrino Advisor (Entrepreneurial)• Founder of a Fintech startup which was acquired by the famed technologist John Fanning of Napster
• Founder and CEO of KingsCrowd – raised $6M to date, Rob May Investor• Forbes 40 Under 40
• 3x Founder (Backupify, Talla, now Dianthus)
• Partner at PJC
• Angel investor in 100+ early-stage companies, Rana El Kaliouby Investor• PhD in Computer Science from University of Cambridge, post-doc at MIT
• Founder of Affectiva (acquired by Smart Eye)
• Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School, SSC Ventures InvestorBoston College Alumni Syndicate
Amount Raised : $27,858
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