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Startup Roundup – 19th April

GDI is constantly on the lookout for new players, disruptive business models, and innovative technologies in the online dating market.

This Startup Roundup is presented in partnership with The Social Discovery Group, who are currently eager to connect with startups in the social discovery and online dating space.

Bored of Dating Apps – Taking Dating Offline: Named among ‘the Hottest Dating Trends for 2024′ by Cosmpolitan UK, this offline dating company has been organising events across the UK for over two years. Beyond the typical ‘Anti-Dating App Socials’, the company is also organising friendship-focused events such as a girls only spa night.

Amo Dating – Stop Swiping Start Dating: Operating across Belgium, this organisation arranges speed dating events for singles. An average event brings together between 20 and 30 singles for 3 minute speed dates. The platfom also organises ‘matched dates’ where compatible singles are connected using a personality test.

SDM – Sweet & Discreet Meet: Available on the Google Play Store, this dating app is designed for generous men & attractive women to meet local like-minded people. The platform has over 100,000 downloads so far, and promises to deliever a fun & welcoming dating community based on respect and inclusion.

In Case You Missed It! Here’s last week’s Startup Roundup:

HealthSteps – Boost wellness, build ties: This health-focused dating app helps users to be physically strong through fitness, as well as mentally strong through social connection. The platform can track workouts and excercise activity, as well as match users who are looking for a workout buddy with similar interests.

Blended – Where genuine connections begin: This app promises to bring people together based on their shared interests and values. Supporting those looking for love, or friendship, Blended looks to foster authentic connections.

Cherrish – Where 21st century couples meet: This dating platform is currently testing its MVP, building its team, raising funding, and aiming for launch in Winter 2024. It promises to deliver a female curated dating space for ambitious women and confident men, opting for an invite-only policy.

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