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Six Steps to Avoid Online Dating Scams This Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 12, 2017 at 12:45 pm

It’s February, which means many of us are working a little harder on our love lives to secure a date for Valentine’s Day. Although it would be nice to meet someone organically at the gym or perhaps at your favorite coffee shop, those of…

Startups & Apps

Elimi Brings Fun Back to Online Dating by Eliminating Spam Profiles

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Online dating is fun and trendy, but there is a major problem that haunts even popular apps such as Tinder: spam. Fortunately, smart people (like yourself) quickly realize what’s going on and move on. That’s not the case with Elimi. Elimi has joined the…


Are Dating Apps Causing the Increase in STDs?

By | May 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Roughly three years ago, Harold Wiesenfeld, medical director for Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County’s STD and HIV program, started to be bothered by something his patients were telling him. It became big enough of an issue that Wiesenfeld began asking his patients about the dating apps…


Tinder Had a Dramatic Twitter Meltdown Last Night

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In case you guys missed it, Tinder was an absolute mess last night. Like a person who’s been dumped over text, Tinder did what every Millennial mess-up would do after a breakup: tweet about their frustrations. As a response to newly-published article in Vanity…



Use This Simple Tool to Figure Out if Your Significant Other is Cheating

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Over the weekend, Ashley Madison – the online personals and dating website targeted at married people and those in committed relationships – had the personal information of its users taken by hackers. And, if I were one of the approximately 37 million users on…

Tips & How To’s

5 Online Dating Tips for the Busy Entrepreneur

By | Feb 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm

It may seem like the hardest part of online dating is picking which service to use, but for busy professionals another issue quickly crops up: You just don’t have enough time to make it work. Finding the space and energy to tailor your profile,…


UpGuard Analyzes Security of Top Dating Sites

By | Feb 16, 2016 at 3:00 pm

There’s some personal information that likely causes you to pause before blindly typing it into a website. You’re probably not going to throw your Social Security number all over the internet, and for good reason. But most dating apps don’t ask for this kind…

Startups & Apps

4 Couples Apps Perfect for This Year’s Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

What is red, white, pink and shines romance all over the place? Valentine’s Day, of course! The “love holiday”, which many attribute to consumerism, is approaching for most countries around the world, so if that is the case of your country, you should hurry…



Accurate Stories of Dating in the Digital Age [VIDEO]

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm

As we approach Valentine’s Day, we wanted to take a look at some of the more unique situations that can arise as a result of dating apps and dating websites. Granted there is no shortage of creeps found at your local bar, it’s a…

Reports & Rankings

Study Shows Online Dating Still Not as Effective as Offline

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 10:37 am

How often do you talk to people through text? How often to do you talk to people in person? Do you do one more than the other? It probably depends what type of person you are. Certain people thrive on being surrounded by others,…

Product Launch


Ohlala Lets Women Choose Their Paid Dates

By | Feb 3, 2016 at 11:07 am

Women tend to wield the power in most online dating scenarios. Most single guys I talk to complain about how women are way more pickier than guys, will completely dismiss the opportunity to meet them for the slightest thing, and are rarely the ones to message…


Andrew Chen Explains 6 Reasons Why Dating Startups Don’t Get Funded

By | May 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

We’ve written previously about how dating startups simply don’t get any love from venture capitalists. Last year, the portion of VC money that went to online and mobile dating startups made up a tiny fraction of the overall funding doled out to startups in…


The Online Dating Market is Not Oversaturated

By | May 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

With an estimated 2,500 dating sites in the U.S. alone, the prospect of choosing between them can seem as overwhelming as finding “the one” amongst the approximately 41 million Americans who have tried online dating. There are sites catering for most age and income…

Product Launch


SCORE: Online Dating Game That Connects Soulmates Offline

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

If life is messy, love is messier, especially when it includes technology. I know very few people who enjoy the experience of online dating: The process can be tedious and the outcome undesirable. Why is it difficult to find love online? One reason why…


Hacking Your Online Dating Profile: Use These Keywords

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Today, 15 years after eHarmony was founded, online dating sites are trying to innovate new models that don’t involve scanning through hundreds of profiles and laughing at unfortunate typos, too-flattering photos, and the same cliche interests. Sites like How About We, for example, focus…


What, Exactly, do Entrepreneurs Look for in a Date?

By | Feb 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

There are a lot of people out there who would consider Valentine’s Day a Hallmark Holiday, and I’m one of them. But there’s no getting away from the fact that February is a month dominated by love and romance. It can be difficult to get…


If You Want VC Love, Don’t Create a Dating Startup

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 4:30 pm

With Valentine’s Day happening tomorrow, it’s natural for many of us single people to want to find dates so as to not spoil taint the themes of the holiday. Because of this desire, we may find ourselves turning to apps like Tinder or Hinge,…