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April 19, 2016 08:30 ET

California's Largest Roommate Matching Service Comes to Boston Introduces the Only Machine Learning Matching Service and Payment Method to the East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - April 19, 2016) -, the trusted service for matching roommates, is now available in Boston, bringing the only algorithm-backed roommate matching service to the East Coast. Backed by 100,000 members in California and highly active user base, is eager to introduce the service to the East Coast. With a personalized approach to roommate matching, the matching algorithm is planning to serve anyone living with roommates in the United States. Having grown our user base in California, strives to be the best place for the right roommates to connect quickly based on what they really care about.

What started as a way to pre-select qualified applicants based on lifestyle and living preferences, expands to include additional features to make moving simpler. Our latest security feature, rentPal, allows our members to pay and accept the first month's rent without the risk of being scammed.

"I've personally walked users to the police station to try and help them get their money back," says Max Kersting, CEO and co-founder. "It's a terrible feeling to be helpless in ways like this, so we try to be proactive and do as much as we can to protect the people in our community." For a small fee, renters on both sides of the process can ensure that they will receive and pay their money on time for the move in. If something were to go wrong, rentPal will return your money. is available for free throughout California and Massachusetts. Sign up at

About is the fastest growing algorithm-backed roommate finder in the United States that provides a personalized matching algorithm for people who are looking for a shared room or house. With verified listings, a payment tool, personalized support and a growing community, members are able to enjoy their new home, stress free. With an easy to use platform, is a hassle-free, less exhausting and more efficient way to find an ideal roommate or shared apartment. has offices in Berlin and San Francisco, and is currently available throughout the state of California and Massachusetts. was founded in 2014 by Max Kersting, CEO & co-founder, and Wilko Kunert, CTO and co-founder.

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