February 6, 2017
Writer: Mackenzie Holbrook
"Mutual," a Mormon dating app, is looking for sponsors on Kickstarter to fund an Android version on the app, which is currently only available to iPhone users.
Cooper Boice, one of the founders of the app, said they hope to be able to accommodate members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who don't use iOS devices but who want to use the app.
"Every single day, for months and months, we get people requesting for us to build an Android version," Boice said.
He said he and his uncle originally thought of the idea for a Mormon dating app because, after graduating from BYU and moving to Arizona, he felt he couldn't find dates with the same standards he had.
"I didn't know anything about that, but he seemed to think we could do it," Boice said. "So, we found some people that knew how to make apps and slowly built a team and a little less than a year later, we had created ‘Mutual.'"
Boice said the biggest different between "Mutual" and other dating apps is just the people.
"It's just a totally different community with different goals, and so people are looking for different things than other dating apps," Boice said.
Boice also mentioned some unique features that will be available to premium members soon. Visit their Kickstarter page to learn more about the app or donate to their campaign.
Click below to listen to the full interview with Cooper Boice.