Dating site for entrepreneurs
In 2014, black women were 17% to 20% less likely to get responses from non-black men on OKCupid, while black men were 8% to 27% less likely to match with a woman of a different race.
According to the OKCupid analysis, 82% of non-black men on the platform exhibit some form of racial bias against black women.
As a perpetual single and observer of the social scene in New Orleans, I don’t really discriminate against any potential daters.
Be it doctors, lawyers, or even bartenders, I’ve dated them all, and been equally traumatized by each as well.
But in the years I've been talking to entrepreneurs, I've discovered an opposite and equally insidious stereotype that is battering women's romantic prospects.
The same woman who can't persuade a VC she's tough enough to build a business can't persuade a guy she's sweet enough to build a relationship.
Bae works pretty much like Tinder, but tailor-made for black users.
Typically, women view men who exhibit the classic entrepreneurial traits of grit, tenacity, strength, and leadership as desirable partners.
Men, by contrast, may view women with those traits as bossy or suspect they will have trouble compromising or settling into domestic bliss.