Current Basic Facts

Coffee Meets Bagel/SOMA Central
Business Started:
April 17, 2012
Service Available On:
Android, Apple iOS
Number of Users:


  • General
    • Coffee Meets Bagel has announced the launch of CMB Experiences. These Experiences are real-world events and spaces where people can visit and enjoy together. [1]
    • The first CMB Experience is Camp Meets Bagel. It is an all-inclusive adult summer camp set to take place in May. [1]


  1. Coffee Meets Bagel Launches ‘Experiences’ To Help Users Connect In The Real World


  • General
    • Coffee Meets Bagel has partnered with Yelp and has launched the website Date Spots. This dating tool is designed to help users to find a place to take their dates. [1]
    • Coffee Meets Bagel has partnered with Spotify and has launched the MixTape. This website allows users to create collaborative playlists with their dates. [1]
    • A new feature called 'question of the day' allows users to record up to eight seconds of video answering the question, which then appears in the video section for other users to browse. [2]


  1. Coffee Meets Bagel Partners With Yelp And Spotify For New Products
  2. Dating Services Wrap 2017 With A Wave Of New Features


  • General
    • Coffee Meets Bagel new feature called Photo Lab allows users to A/B test photos by uploading two options and letting other users vote for the best one. [1]
    • A new feature called "Ladies Choice", allows female users to receive five matches per day from men who have "liked" their profiles. [2]
    • Coffee Meets Bagels user base is 53% female. [2]
    • "The US Dating Awards" honors Coffee Meets Bagel with an award. [3]


  1. Coffee Meets Bagel’s Newest Feature Helps You Pick Your Best Photos
  2. Dating Apps Launch New Features to Compete with Tinder
  3. The US Dating Awards Honor The Best Of The Dating Industry In 2016


  • General
    • CMB dating app now is available on the Android OS. [1]
    • Coffee Meets Bagel goes international and is now available in Hong Kong. [3]
    • Hong Kong users are logging in 4.3 times per day, and 72% log in each day to check their matches. 62% of the Hong Kong user base are women. [3]
    • United States users log in 2.8 times per day. More users in the United States are women than men. [3]
    • Since launch Coffee Meets Bagel has seen consistent 20 percent week on week growth which is primarily driven by Facebook. [4]
    • 98% of membership in both the United States and Hong Kong have bachelors degrees. [4]
    • Coffee Meets Bagel now had an app for the Apple Watch. [5]
    • A tweet from CMB on June 14th about Flag day became a marketing disaster as flag was misspelled. It is also Pride day and people were not happy with the slip up. The tweet was quickly took down and a apology made. [6]
    • The new "Send A Woo" feature allows users to express extra interest in a potential match. [7]
  • Finances
    • Coffee Meets Bagel secured $7.8 million in a Series A financing round led by DCM Ventures (who already is an existing investor). [2]
    • The founders of CMB appeared on Shark Tank looking for $500,000 for 5 percent of Coffee Meets Bagel. Mark Cuban offered them $30 million for the company. They turned him down. [4]


  1. Android Users Say A Warm Welcome To Coffee Meets Bagel
  2. Coffee Meets Bagel Secures $7.8 Million in Funding
  3. Coffee Meets Bagel Goes International
  4. Coffee Meets Bagel Heads To Hong Kong
  5. Coffee Meets Bagel Launches on New Apple Watch
  6. Coffee Meets Bagel in Hot Water Over Ill-Timed Tweet
  7. Coffee Meets Bagel Launches Its Own Version Of Tinder's 'Super Like'


  • General
    • Coffee Meets Bagel is an app that provides matches through your Facebook circles. Matches are 90% more likely to say yes to a match with you if you share 4 mutual friends. [1]


  1. Mobile Dating Apps on the Rise


  • General
    • Coffee Meets Bagel launches new iOS app and becomes available nation wide. [1]
    • Coffee Meets Bagel has now made more than 1.5 million matches. [1]


  1. Coffee Meets Bagel Is Now Nationwide And Mobile


  • General
    • Coffee Meets Bagel the free dating service was created by three sisters: Arum, Dawoon, and Soo Kang and launched in New York city (which it is only available in) on April 17, 2012. [1]
    • New users are verified via Facebook. [1]


  1. Coffee Meets Bagel: Daily Deals Meets Dating Site

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