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Mutual makes it easier for LDS singles to meet and date.
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We want to give all single Mormons worldwide an easy way to connect with, meet, and date other single Mormons.

So we’re asking for your help.

Mutual is a free dating app for LDS singles, simplifying the way Mormons meet. Since our launch last summer, we've experienced rapid growth. We already have tens of thousands of users and thousands more sign up each month, but the app is only available for iOS.

The goal for this Kickstarter is to raise enough money to develop Mutual for Android—and also make some cool design and feature improvements while we’re at it. Your support is making it possible for hundreds of thousands of LDS singles to improve their dating life by meeting other like-minded LDS singles that they wouldn't otherwise meet.

Plus, donating could help you and your friends meet your Android-using future spouses.

How does it work?

Mutual is a lot like real life, but users aren't limited by distance or their own social circles. App users get an initial impression of someone, through photos and basic info, then swipe up if they’re interested or down if they want to pass and move to the next profile. When another person is interested as well, we'll let them know that the feeling is mutual! They can then chat and get to know their match before meeting up in person.

Unique Features

Mutual was designed to improve the world of dating apps, which is why we’ve shaken things up and added some unique features. With Mutual, users can…

  • Gauge whether someone is just down for dates or looking for a serious relationship with Mutual’s relationship readiness meter
  • Display their mission location and find out if their crush speaks a foreign language
  • Tag their profile with unique activities and interests to help other people get to know them better
  • Browse through mutual Facebook friends.

How did it start?

After graduating from Brigham Young University and moving out of Utah, Cooper Boice realized that meeting and dating people with the same values and beliefs was harder than it should be. So he and a few tech-minded friends put their heads together and built Mutual—the dating app for LDS singles, designed to make it easy to find, connect with, and date other Mormons, no matter where you are in the world.

Does Mutual really work?  

Heck yes it does! We’ve not only helped tons of couples meet—we’re doing pretty well facilitating marriages too.

David & Kristina, now married, met on Mutual
David & Kristina, now married, met on Mutual

What people are saying about Mutual in the App Store

Best LDS dating app!!!  

“Best dating app EVER!! Great picture set up, easy, organized, fun, and awesome to know that matches are coming from similar values!”  

If Tinder got baptized  

“No longer do I have to swipe through hundreds of profiles to find one that might be compatible. This app narrows the search to people with the values I was looking for in the first place.”  

Love it! 

“I love everything about it! The people on here almost seem too good to be true! I love that you have to hook up your Facebook account so you know people on here are who they really say they are. :)”


Mutual in the media

 

Risks and challenges

Well, so far we’ve successfully launched the fastest growing LDS dating app on the market. It’s been a huge success, and people have been dating and getting married faster than we ever expected. So the way we see it, risks are low and returns are high.

But, developing an app is hard work— We need to build our team so we can grow and develop for Android. We’re confident that with your help and support, Mutual will continue to grow and revolutionize the way single Mormons connect with each other.

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    Insider Project Updates

    Remember that blind date you went on last week? Yeah, that cost more than this donation - and nothing good came out of it. For just 10 bucks we’ll give you exclusive feature updates, the satisfaction of knowing that you - not your grandma - can handle all of your dates, and heck, we’ll even throw in a healthy dose of dating karma too.

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    Early Access for Android

    Your future spouse is probably out there texting on his/her Android phone while you’re contemplating if $25 is actually worth it. Our two cents? Eternal marriage is priceless, so 25 bucks to get Mr. or Mrs. Right on this app is a preeeetty small investment. Plus, you’ll also gain exclusive access to Mutual for Android before we launch in the Google Play store.

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    EARLY PRICE: 6 Months Premium Membership

    **Share a link to our Kickstarter on social media and we'll DOUBLE THIS REWARD TO A FULL YEAR!**

    For being one of the first to back us, you get an even better deal on our special Kickstarter pricing, and we not only give you endless dating options, we’ll also provide six months (or a year) worth of access to upcoming premium features including:

    - Ward hop: Travel to another city and match with users there.
    - Pre-match messaging: Send someone a note to increase the chance of matching with them.
    - Ninja mode: Make your profile invisible - except to those you like.
    - Double take: Accidental swipe? Go back and rewrite your destiny.

    And hey, if you’ve already tied the knot, you can help a friend, or a sister, or a cousin, or another Mormon out. Donate and we’ll let you pass the premium features on to them.

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    • Premium Membership for 6-12 Months
    • Android Early Access
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    6 Months Premium Membership

    **Share a link to our Kickstarter on social media and we'll DOUBLE THIS REWARD TO A FULL YEAR!**

    With this special Kickstarter pricing, we not only give you endless dating options, we’ll also provide six months (or a year) worth of access to upcoming premium features including:

    - Ward hop: Travel to another city and match with users there.
    - Pre-match messaging: Send someone a note to increase the chance of matching with them.
    - Ninja mode: Make your profile invisible - except to those you like.
    - Double take: Accidental swipe? Go back and rewrite your destiny.

    And hey, if you’ve already tied the knot, you can help a friend, or a sister, or a cousin, or another Mormon out. Donate and we’ll let you pass the premium features on to them.

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    • Premium Membership for 6-12 Months
    • Android Early Access
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    Pledge $95 or more About $95

    One Year of Premium Membership

    **Share a link to our Kickstarter on social media and we'll DOUBLE THIS REWARD TO 2 YEARS!**

    For less than $96 (see what we did there?) you can give yourself (or your favorite single Mormon) years worth of unrivaled dating opportunities. I mean, we’re confident it won’t take you that long to find your match on Mutual, but things don’t always happen on our timetable, do they? With premium features you can access:

    - Ward hop: Travel to another city and match with users there.
    - Pre-match messaging: Send someone a note to increase the chance of matching with them.
    - Ninja mode: Make your profile invisible - except to those you like.
    - Double take: Accidental swipe? Go back and rewrite your destiny.

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    • Premium Membership for 1-2 Years
    • Android Early Access
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    One Year of Premium Membership for TWO

    **Share a link to our Kickstarter on social media and we'll DOUBLE THIS REWARD TO 2 YEARS!**

    This one goes out to all of our Mormon moms and dads who’ll pay any price to expedite the delivery of grandbabies. By spending less than you did on groceries last month, you can give not one but TWO of your YSA children the gift of endless dating opportunity. Some features they’ll get access to include:

    - Ward hop: Travel to another city and match with users there.
    - Pre-match messaging: Send someone a note to increase the chance of matching with them.
    - Ninja mode: Make your profile invisible - except to those you like.
    - Double take: Accidental swipe? Go back and rewrite your destiny.

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    • Premium Membership for 1-2 Years
    • Android Early Access
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    The Good Samaritan of Singles

    Apart from making it possible for thousands of single Mormons to improve their dating lives and find great matches, we'll give you a bucketful of premium memberships you can give out to anyone you like.

    If you're feeling more like the Great Samaritan of Singles, double the amount here and we'll double the reward. Heck, we'll probably take you out to dinner too.

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    • 10× Premium Membership for 2 years
    • Android Early Access
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