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Young Professional Community Apps

Yuppie Helps Gen Z and Millennials Connect with One Another

— February 20, 2023 — Lifestyle
Yuppie is the name of a new Toronto-based app for young professionals who want to foster friendships, connect with other Gen Z and Millennials and expand their network. Founded by Trisha Paguyo, Tahir Rhemtulla and Luka Buzaladze, the exclusive community for young professionals is described as being "like LinkedIn meets Facebook meets Discord meets Bumble BFF," said Rhemtulla, "You're not just placed in a random group chat...we curate a group for you, like if you like the Raptors or you work at a media agency, you may get along with the people we connect you with."

Applicants can connect their LinkedIn to get started and the app's algorithm will share a list of questions to determine the user's interests, their field of work and the neighbourhood where they live, for example.
Trend Themes
1. Young-professional-community-apps - The trend of exclusive community apps for young professionals is on the rise, creating opportunities for personalized networking and social connection.
2. Curated-group-connections - Curated group connections that are based on interests, professions, and location can foster high-quality relationships and collaborations among young professionals.
3. Algorithm-based-connection-making - Algorithm-based connection making on apps is making it easier for young professionals to network and broaden their connections.
Industry Implications
1. Social-networking - The social networking industry can tap into the potential of creating personalized, curated, and exclusive communities for young professionals.
2. Technology - The technological industry can help develop algorithm-based networking tools to help young professionals easily and effectively network with peers.
3. Human-resources - The HR industry can leverage exclusive community apps to foster employee engagement, retention, and collaboration among young professionals within an organization.
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