About Justin Mateen
Entrepreneur who is known for having founded the Tinder dating application for the iOS and Android operating systems. He co-launched the app in September 2012.
He met his co-founder, Sean Rad, during his teen years. They later attended the University of Southern California together, studying internet entrepreneurship.
In 2013, he won TechCrunch's Crunchie Award for having created the Best New Start-up of 2013. In October 2014, the company announced the technology was receiving over 1 billion swipes per day.
He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
Ed Sheeran had used his Tinder software prior to there being a method to verifying Tinder celebrities.