My Learnings from Bootstrapping an IRL Dating Service in Man Francisco: RIP Piña Colada!

After being an early employee at Airbnb and helping launch Airbnb Experiences, I left the company after 6.5 years to pursue my own venture. I realized online-dating was broken and am a true believer that the way to the heart is through the stomach. Piña Colada’s mission was to create meaningful connections between groups of six like-minded singles over great food.

Dating Industry Snapshot

  • Over 1,500 dating apps and services in the US (Marketdata…