In August 2008, Simkhai called Morten Bek Ditlevsen, an app developer situated in Denmark

“he previously a passion for GPS, in the same manner i did so. He’s right, but the guy enjoyed the theory; he’d a regular task, but he mentioned: ‘Yeah, I’ll repeat this as an interest.’ Didn’t request much cash.”

Simkhai brought another buddy, “Scott Lewallen, specialized in branding, promotional and design”, into the fold. Both still work on Grindr. It got Simkhai, Bek Ditlevsen and Lewallen half a year and $5000 to build Grindr.

In regards to the name: in which made it happen result from? “Nowhere specific. We liked the word. We preferred the thought of a coffee grinder, blending factors collectively . . . (more…)