Forbes, Tinder team for business meet-up app

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An app known for helping people “hook up” is teaming with Forbes for some more traditional “networking.” 

Forbes is using Tinder for the mobile app that will be featured at the media company’s 30 Under 30 summit in Philadelphia this fall.   Salah Zalatimo, head of mobile products at Forbes, said there is no reluctance in collaborating with a company known for facilitating after-hours connections.”We both have a similar interest in helping people business-network and facilitating that,” Zalatimo said.  We’re interested in doing it for our under 30s and they are interested in doing it more broadly, so it seemed like a good opportunity for us to both collaborate and learn how to do this best.”The app will feature activity feeds, member directories, messaging, and notifications among other items.It will be offered to 2,000 people who made “game changer” lists prepared for the summit.

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