Street smart dating
Of course, while requiring both Facebook and Linked In could be a barrier (many creative types don't have Linked In; many people have jumped ship from Facebook), it seems to be more of a hurdle than a total roadblock, with people actually signing up for Lindked In or reactivating their Facebook accounts so they can get on the list for The League.
Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of people who want to date without ditching their discretionary concerns.
By prioritizing users' privacy while delivering a curated matchmaking service, the app certainly caters to high-octane, ambitious women.
But then again, it benefits all women, not just the no-bullshit Olivia Popes and multitasking Gwyneth Paltrows of the world.
It's great—really great—in spite of what some people might have you think.
In August, the press pounced on The League while it was in development, labeling it "Tinder for elitists," (Huff Po) and painting its target customer as "a narcissist with an over-inflated evaluation of their own worth" (The Daily Dot).