"Why should we go on dating websites when we meet so many new people every day, in real life?". Starting with this very simple observation, Fabien Cohen, Didier Rappaport and Antony Cohen decided to create an app that gives an everyday superpower: the power to find a person you've crossed paths with again, and to get in touch with them. This is how happn was born in January 2014 in Paris, and seduced thousands of users soon after.
Company Growth (employees)
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
108 (est)+10%
happn was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

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happn has an office in Paris

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Total Funding

$22 m

Latest funding size

$14 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


happn's latest funding round in October 2015 was reported to be $14 m. In total, happn has raised $22 m

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Dating app Happn is getting paid subscriptions and will use AI to recommend matches

Dating app Happn will introduce subscriptions as part of a drive to become profitable this year. CEO Didier Rappaport told Business Insider in an interview at Happn's Paris headquarters that the company was working on a "new business model." A spokeswoman clarified that subs…

These are the 18 most-wanted singles in London, according to the dating app Happn

LONDON — Dating in a big city like London can be hard. Whether it's the pace at which people come and go or the city's overwhelming size that gets to you, it can feel hard to meet someone you connect with — and even more difficult to make it last. However, some people seem t…

The 100 most popular profiles on dating app Happn have these 7 things in common

If you haven't snagged a Valentine yet, it isn't too late — get your dating app profile right and a night out could be on the cards. Dating app Happn, which gives its 1 million UK users the chance to match with people they cross paths with in day to day life, analysed the 10…

London's most popular man on Happn tells us how to build the best profile

LONDON — Being an online dater might bring a wealth of possible matches to your fingertips, but attracting those matches isn't all that simple. That's why carefully crafting your profile is of the utmost importance.  SEE ALSO: Guys show us their best poses for Tinder profile photos But with no r…

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