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WHO?

AMANDA BRADFORD, founder and CEO of The League app

WHERE? San Francisco

WHAT? Bradford created The League, an exclusive dating app that seeks to change the online dating experience. The League uses an advanced screening algorithm to confirm that users are really who they say they are, teaming with Linkedln and Facebook to look for potential connections. In addition to allowing users to set specific preferences for potential matches, The League also sets up events for users to socialize and mingle.

I RECOMMEND READING ...

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight. It's about Nike's path to success, and about all of the turmoil and hardship that Knight had to go through to build that company. I was inspired by Knight's level of determination. He could have given up a lot of times.

I LOVE MY ...

iPad mini. I've kind of started using it as my mini-computer.

WORDS I LIVE BY ARE ...

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

MY FAVORITE FEEL-GOOD MOVIE IS ...

My Best Friend's Wedding. It has a practical view on relationships, and it's a little less romanticized.

ONE PERSON YOU HAVE TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER IS ...

Dave McClure (@DaveMcClure). I don't agree with what he says most of the time, but I appreciate the light he brings to issues. He's constantly raising different issues that I don't think would get raised otherwise. That's sort of the beauty of Twitter--that you see things you wouldn't have seen on a local news station broadcast.

MY FAVORITE PICK-ME-UP IS ...

An ice cream cookie sandwich from Cream. You can have only one, but it's pretty much like heaven in your mouth.

I'M CURRENTLY NETFLIXING ...

House of Cards, Season 5.

ONE THING EVERYONE SHOULD TRY AT LEAST ONCE IS ...

Investing a little bit of money...

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