Would you use the same app to find a new job as well as a potential life partner? dating industry alone is said to be worth around billion, and now Bumble is set to take a slice out of the recruiting industry, estimated by Deloitte to be worth 0 billion worldwide.

Bumble, the mobile dating app that has more than 21 million users around the world, today launched a career networking function where people can upload details of their education and experience, as well as using the app to find a date. Bumble was launched in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe, one of the founders of Tinder, in an attempt to make mobile dating more female-friendly: on Bumble, it's only women who can write the first message to a potential date.

“Then a couple of days later, I got an email saying that I had been approved and I have been on it ever since.

I am not sure what their criteria is for accepting members.” Ratcliffe said he wondered if he would get in – after all, he did not attend an Ivy League college. He adds that he has never heard of people “catfishing” on Linked In, creating a fake online profile to trick people in romantic relationship.

Maybe you didn’t go to Oxford, but you started a non-profit to help underprivileged children in Africa and you’ve run that company from the ground-up. Krista White, 23, lives in Silicon Valley, California and works in public relations. She has been on the waitlist for The League since February. “When you first sign up for it, it puts you on a waitlist.

That to me is a just as impressive, if not more, than someone who went to Tier 1 university.” That’s not to say The League isn’t exclusive. “Right now I am like No 8,000 out of 100,000,” she told the Guardian. I don’t know.” Unlike White, Nguyen spent just “a couple of days” on the wait list before getting drafted into The League. I was like No 11,000 and I thought: ‘Oh, I guess this isn’t going to happen’,” said Ratcliffe, who lives in East Village in New York City and works in digital entertainment and media.

Not everyone gets in – only the cream of the crop get the email informing them that they have “been drafted into The League”.

Once part of The League, its members receive five new matches every day at 5pm – the so-called “happy hour”.

They will take you to very trendy experimental-cocktail bars that they read about on Gothamist.

They will encourage you to try something with twenty ingredients.

She also felt like she had no idea who the people she was being matched with were.