World News – Will this be the fall of Tinder and the need for another hook up dating app?
The founders of the dating app Tinder sued its owner on Tuesday, charging that they were cheated out of stock options and seeking $2 billion in damages.
Tinder’s founders — Sean Rad, Justin Mateen and Jonathan Badeen — are accusing IAC/InterActiveCorp and its dating-focused subsidiary of financial manipulation that resulted in their stock options being stripped away.
Of the founders, only Badeen is still at the company.
Rad, Tinder’s co-founder and first CEO, said in a statement to NBC News: “We were always concerned about IAC’s reputation for ignoring their contractual commitments and acting like the rules don’t apply to them. But we never imagined the lengths they would go