In an article on TechCrunch, social networking app Skout is taking over the world of dating and meeting people after buying Nixter, the latest nightlife app. Skout is a famous app that has taken over the world of dating online and through social media. With the intent goal on providing users with the chance to meet people from other parts of the world, Skout Nixter has helped numerous people meet up, date, and have friends all over the globe. The app is famous for allowing users to find people to hang out with in other cities, states, and countries when they visit.
Skout’s CEO Christian Wiklund explained that he wanted to acquire the new Nixter app because it just adds in more creativity to his business. It’s the perfect addition to the main Skout app for a multitude of reasons with one of them being users can easily find even more people on crunchbase.com to hang out with. Nixter provides users with the main goal on finding out the coolest nightlife events in their area, buy tickets, and also see who is in the guest list and potentially land VIP reservations. Nixter will be its very own brand and app, but it will be mainly integrated into the Skout platform for their users to take advantage of. It has never been easier to find parties than it is today with this new app, and finding a date and a group of friends is also easier with Skout.
Nixter was originally founded two years ago back in Chile. It now operates mainly out of San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles. Most of their funding came from angel funders down in Chile, and they raised about $200,000 back when it got started. They did not want to sell out with the app by just selling it to another app owner. They had received numerous other offers in the industry to own their app even before Skout had approached their business. It wasn’t until Skout gave them a good offer before they decided to give the company a shot a partnering up and giving Skout what they need from the app.
Skout has remained to be one of the most interesting and most sought after social networking apps. One of their unique ways to monetize the app is to actually have people buy points, which is basically like a virtual currency for their users which can unlock different unique features. One of those features is the ability to see who has visited your profile. About 30% of users are in the United States while the rest are all in other countries.
Skout currently has millions of users, and countless more are joining it everyday. Nixter is the perfect addition to the app because it will allow for users to see where the next big party is. It’ll allow for their users to connect with even more people.