room.me, the roommate matching service, is coming to the US launching in San Francisco today. The company announces one point one million dollars ($1.1m) in funding from Axel Springer Plug and Play, Grazia Equity Partners and an International Business Angel Pool. room.me directly addresses the pain of finding great roommates. With house sharing rising as high as fifty percent (50%) in some areas, people are having to adjust to sharing their home with the unknown. room.me makes finding that great roommate faster, easier and a lot more fun. You can upload your room to room.me, it will ask you to answer a few standard questions and then you will have the opportunity to set a deal breaker. The deal breaker feature can be used on both sides when looking for a roommate and also when you are offering a room. The matching algorithm then goes to work to find your potential matches. Go to www.room.me and get started!
“We are really excited to bring room.me to the San Francisco Bay Area. Current solutions provide little in the way of helping you find a great match. Even then, you’ll be stuck spending hours sitting through casting-style interviews only to make a critical life decision in a few minutes,” says Max Kersting, room.me’s CEO & Co-Founder. “We are on a mission to change the way people live in urban areas and how people find a new roommate or a place to live.”
When you are looking for a great roommate, room.me lets you quickly create an account, then specify details about the space you have available. It then lets you progressively refine your profile using dozens of questions. The more questions you answer, the better the matching works. room.me instantly shows you profiles which you can review. room.me matches have a higher rate of success with over one third of the matches resulting in a successful long term living situation. Learn more about room.me at www.room.me/press.
room.me, an online roommate finder, with offices in Berlin, Germany and San Francisco, California, provides a personalized matching algorithm for people who are looking for a room/roommate. room.me is a hassle free, less exhausting and efficient way to find an ideal roommate or shared apartment with ideal roommates. Unlike other solutions that tend to be confusing and inefficient, room.me uses their unique matching algorithm to bring together people that are a match. room.me is funded with over one million dollars from Axel Springer Plug and Play, Grazia Equity Partners and a pool of International Business Angels.