Skout is an app for social networking and dating. This is not just for people to set up a dating profile, it is also for people actually participate in social networking and interacting online on the network platform. It also allows people to meet up in person for dating. Skout as a $22 million backing from investors. Skout has recently acquired Nixter according to this article which was released on Techcrunch.
Nixter is another app that is innovative for social activities. Among the social activities that Nixter deals with is the nightlife and big events. It not only directs people to bars and clubs that they can check out, but it also lets people know of any concerts or other special events that they might want to go to. If they are interested, then Nixter will take them to a site where they can buy the app.
The founder of Nixter was looking for a deal from different buyers when they talked to Skout and made a great deal that can be profitable for both companies. One of the agreements that they have made is that Nixter is still going to be its own app. At the same time, there will be integration of Nixter with Skout. In this case, not only will Skout users get to connect with people that they are interested in, but they will also be able to find certain types of events that they can go to. This also adds a lot for the users who are traveling and looking to meet people in a new city.
While Nixter is very innovative in its nightlife service, there are other apps that work in similar ways. One example is WillCall, which is in San Francisco. It deals with live events for customers.
One thing that makes Skout stand out from the other dating apps is the user population. While there are tons of U.S. users, they only make up about 30% of the total amount of people using Skout. This means the rest of the users are overseas. Even still, Skout remains one of the most profitable dating apps. The integration of Nixter only serves to improve the profitability with the added features from the other app.
If there is one thing that people who use dating apps are looking for, it is assistance in finding the right activities and events to go to for a date. A date is often only as good as the activities that are done on the date. Users can be confident that they have a dating app that is going to bring them plenty of results.