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The 7 Best Dating Fast-Growing Startups

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Think Dating is boring and everything’s been done before?

Think again.

If you’re in the Dating industry or are interested in starting a company in this space, this article dives into 7 of the hottest fast-growing Dating startups.


7 Dating Startups

1) Tinder

1) Tinder

Tinder anonymously locates people who like one other in their immediate vicinity and connects them if they are both interested.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: West Hollywood
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Christopher Gulczynski, Dinesh Moorjani, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Sean Rad, Whitney Wolfe Herd
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $50,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

2) Betterhalf

2) Betterhalf

Based on the past data of millions of married couples, Betterhalf develops an AI-based partner prediction engine.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Bengaluru
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Pawan Gupta, Rahul Namdev
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $4,600,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

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3) Trulymadly.com

3) Trulymadly.com

Trulymadly is a matchmaking algorithm-based dating platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: New Delhi
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Hitesh Dhingra, Rahul Kumar, Sachin Bhatia
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $8,923,539
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 23

You can find their website here.

4) Tantan

4) Tantan

Tantan is a Chinese mobile social dating website that allows users to meet new people and engage with them.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Sophia Pan, Yu Wang
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $107,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

5) Happn

5) Happn

happn is the first mobile dating app that uses real-time geolocation to help you find individuals you've met in person.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: Paris
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Antony Cohen, Didier Rappaport, Fabien Cohen
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $22,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

6) Paktor

6) Paktor

Paktor is a social networking platform designed specifically for singles.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Charlene Koh, Jingshen Ng, Joseph Phua
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $52,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

7) Blued

7) Blued

Blued is the creator of a homosexual social app for mobile devices that allows users to connect with other men.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Geng Le, Rahul Abhishek
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $131,600,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

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