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Getting exactly what you want as quickly as possible is the general goal of countless other startups.
But because the "what" in this situation isn’t cars or bánh mì but human companions, Ohlala, and other apps that facilitate paid dating, are most easily understood in terms of sex work.
Several women were rumored to be carrying credit card readers.
Pia Poppenreiter, the company’s CEO, stands and greets me with a rushed hug.
"You picked a great day to visit," she says, in a voice that suggests more cigarettes than hours of sleep.
When Tara suggested a restaurant in midtown Manhattan, Stuart was into it: "Okay cool, my hotel is super close to there," he messaged back. This guy seemed nice and normal and safe and she was down for a fun night out with a visiting stranger, but she drew a hard line when it came to sex on the first date. "I thought that was the expectation." These kinds of conflicting agendas will be familiar to anyone who’s done much Tindering or Bumbling or Ok Cupiding, where one person’s one-night stand is another person’s chance at finding The One. This was Ohlala, and Stuart had already agreed to pay Tara 0 for their date.
The mention of the hotel gave Tara pause, and she asked him what exactly he had in mind. "I was like, ‘Listen, I don’t know who you’ve met [on this app], but I’m not going to fuck you, I’m sorry,’" she says. The Ohlala headquarters are located on a sleepy block in the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood of Berlin, in an old prewar building one block from where the Wall once stood.