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Online Daters’ First-Date Expectations Are Surprisingly Traditional, Poll Shows

In an age when dating is more synonymous with eggplant emojis than candle-lit eggplant parmesan, one might expect singles’ first-date expectations to be equally contemporary. It’s no surprise, then, that 52% of surveyed CMB singles said they Google their match before a first date. But beyond digging up a date’s digital footprint, our polled singles

CMB Dawoon Kang Reddit AMA

Did You Miss Dawoon Kang’s Reddit ‘AMA’? Here’s 7 of the Best Q+A

Coffee Meets Bagel’s very own Co-Founder and -CEO Dawoon Kang braved Reddit’s r/IamA January 22 to answer the questions on everyone’s mind: from tips for online dating, to where the name “Coffee Meets Bagel” came from. (And seriously, who’s the coffee? Who’s the bagel?!) There are a lot of juicy questions and answers to sift

Dating Sunday: The Best Day to Be a Bagel

If your 2019 resolutions include “Meet new people,” “Fall in love,” or “Use cute bagel stickers more often,” you’re going to want to save a New Year’s party popper for this. Dating Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, will be one of the best days to use Coffee Meets Bagel. So, how do we know this? Historically, the first Sunday

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5 Ways to Get What You Want From Dating Apps in 2019

It’s 2019, and a recruiter stumbles upon your LinkedIn. You have a blurry picture of yourself holding up your cat like Simba in “The Lion King,” and your profile says something about being a 2015 Flip Cup Champion, #LetsGetThisBread. This same approach on Instagram may have earned you thousands of followers. But, let’s just say…you’re

CMB Couple Reveals How They Fell for Each Other

  Ever hear about one of our CMB couple stories and wonder how they got there? On November 1, we threw a special event just for our success stories and took the opportunity to ask them that very question. The event, called The Gathering, was the latest installment of our CMBxSofar event series, an extra

Ice-T Tries Coffee and Bagels With Coffee Meets Bagel

When the internet found out that rapper and actor Ice-T had never tried coffee and bagels, they went wild. And, us? We didn’t know how to feel. At first, we were confused and worried for Ice-T. How could this have happened to any man, especially the star who played our favorite cop on “Law &

Cuffing Season: A Survey on Romance, Seasonal Dates, and Body Warmth

When the cooler months start tiptoeing in, when Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” is played on the radio just a little bit less, a lesser-known phenomenon begins to spread. For some, it starts with an innate longing to steal someone else’s sweater that smells like Abercrombie cologne. For others, it’s a desperate desire to tell Grandma

Hosts From MTV’s ‘Catfish’ Get Real About Dating, Relationships at CMB Experience

We can’t stop talking about our October 11th event, when special guests Nev Schulman and Laura Perlongo from MTV’s “Catfish” MC’d one of our CMB Experiences: The Gathering. As a refresher, The Gathering is a series of intimate CMBxSofar concerts in NYC centered on meaningful dating and relationship stories. The topic of the night? Dating

Say ‘Hi’ to CMB’s New CFO and CTO

Coffee Meets Bagel is so excited to introduce two new fantastic leaders to our executive bench: CFO Quincy Yang and CTO Will Wagner. As Coffee Meets Bagel continues to grow, we’re on the lookout for top talent to add to our team. And Quincy and Will? Well, they’re the real deal. CFO — Quincy Yang

Special Guests From MTV’s ‘Catfish’ to Host CMB Event

October’s here, and with it comes comfy sweaters, pumpkin spice everything (no shame), and our favorite — The Gathering! This event is a part of our series of intimate CMBxSofar concerts in NYC, and as always, it’s centered on meaningful dating and relationship stories. Thursday Oct. 11 at 8:30 p.m. EST, we have two *very*

We’re Getting a Face(book) Lift

At Coffee Meets Bagel, we’re all about being our best selves. And sometimes, that means making changes. The latest? We’re adding a phone-number login option. This login update will make Coffee Meets Bagel more convenient and safer to use. We’ll start rolling out this new login option today, but if you don’t see it yet, don’t

The Gathering: Intimate concerts centered around music and authentic relationship stories

Sofar Sounds & Coffee Meets Bagel Present The Gathering At CMB, we pride ourselves on being more than a dating app, which is why we launched offline experiences for our community. To keep up with the immense success we’ve seen in the past, we’ve partnered with Sofar Sounds to create The Gathering: a series of

Camp Meets Bagel: A CMB Experience

About 150 Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB) members and friends attended Camp Meets Bagel: A CMB Experience, an all-inclusive sleepaway camp for adults near New York City from Thursday, May 10th through Sunday, May 13th. The event was organized in partnership with Camp No Counselor. You might be wondering: What is a CMB Experience and why

Announcing CMB Experiences with Sofar Sounds NYC: The Gathering

We are excited to announce that starting in July, we will be working with Sofar Sounds on a monthly Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB) Experience in the form of intimate concerts in New York City centered around music and authentic relationship stories. We were so happy with the responses to a series of experiences we put together such

Run Date Festival 2018 – A CMB Experience

On February 11th, 2018, Coffee Meets Bagel hosted Asia’s largest singles running event at Hong Kong Science Park in Hong Kong, with over 1,500+ participants! The 5km run involved a group warm up with ice breaker activities, two obstacle courses that could only be done in pairs, and some awesome date activities like latte making

Singles & Valentine’s Day

February 14th is upon us! What are singles doing for Valentine’s Day this year? We surveyed over 650 CMBers around the world to determine the latest dating trends and stats around the holiday synonymous with love, and here’s what we found…

This is why right now is the best time to be on a dating app!

We surveyed 800 CMB members across the United States about how this time of the year is impacting their dating lives…and turns out right now is the BEST time to be on a dating app!

Announcing a New Suggested Feed Design

At Coffee Meets Bagel, our mission is to deliver high quality, meaningful connections to the millions of active Bagels using our app. To help us achieve our mission, we love to experiment with different layouts to ultimately understand how to deliver the best online dating experience. What Have We Changed? Selected Bagels from our Community

CMB Year in Review: Farewell 2017, Hello 2018! [Asia]

Happy New Year, Bagels! We hope you rang in the New Year in style (…and maybe even with a Bagel…), but before we get ahead of ourselves let’s bid one last farewell to 2017 by looking back at what happened on CMB! We crunched some numbers to find out which cities took the crown for