YOU choose your online username, determine how much to share in your profile, and whether to make it discreet (viewable by only those you allow).
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Once they feel comfortable enough, they can send each other their contact info to meet in real life.
This process places Et3arraf in opposition of Tinder, the minimalistic American app where users can only see a few Facebook profile pictures and mutual Facebook friends and likes, that’s been making a buzz in North America and Europe with its approach that focuses solely on appearances rather than a complicated affinity algorithm.
After the usual Lebanese startup support organizations all refused to invest in him, pinning their decision to the lack of MVP, Maalouf turned to Lebanese accelerator Seeqnce.
He confides that the acceleration was hectic, and did not bring the hoped benefits, but got them to raise their initial capital – ,000 USD, 50% of which were in services – and put them contact with a few good mentors.
But, after realizing that this market was too small and that the real need was in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, he changed his service to target more traditional countries like Saudi.
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These users are the heart of the service: Et3arraf counts on what they call ambassador users to voice their opinions, helping to improve user satisfaction.
At one point, Maalouf and Nimer increased the average time spent on the website from seven to 24 minutes by adding a top ten of online users, following some users' feedback.
Joined by Rakan Nimer, he launched Et3arraf in time for Valentine’s Day 2013.
“It’s not a dating site,” he says, “because dating doesn’t exist in the Arab world.