In today’s SkaDate Dating Software roundup: the new trend of combining online and offline dating services, DinnerDate offers romantic dinner service for first dates, Wikimatch comes up with a new and intriguing concept.
Also in the news: service men is the fastest growing group in sugar daddy niche, WhatsYourPrice releases the results of a new survey, and 10th Annual iDate Internet Dating Conference is held in Las Vegas, an event notable for admins running sites on SkaDate dating script.
DinnerDate Offers Small-Group Dating for Single Foodies (Mashable)
The startup is dedicated to bringing online daters together in a group setting because more than 80% of romances begin over dinner, according to the DinnerDate team, which includes creators Robert Earl, Planet Hollywood founder, and Grant Hosford, formerly of eHarmony.
iDate Pre-Conference in Las Vegas (WebWire)
10th Annual iDate Internet Dating Conference in Las Vegas: Mark Brooks to provide a 3 hour pre-conference for dating startups, covering: business models, revenues, dating software selection, marketing, latest business trends, mobile & other issues.
Wikimatch.com Launches New Online Dating Concept (PR Web)
Jason Barton, Software Engineer, Wikimatch.com Developer: “Wikimatch is unique because it’s the only matchmaking site providing the unusual opportunity for single people to see how others see them.”
What Service Men and Sugar Daddies Have in Common (Equities)
Steve Pasternack, Founder and CEO of Sugardaddie.com: “Many women on the site consider men in the military to be ideal sugar daddy candidates because they’re familiar with long-distance relationships and generally know how to treat a lady right.”
SmoovUp Dating-Style Flatsharing Extends Services (TechCrunch)
Self-funded, and two years in operation, SmoovUp differentiates itself from other room-for-rent or flatshare marketplaces by putting an emphasis on matching people to each other rather than simply matching people to accommodations.
WhatsYourPrice Reveals Perfect Woman for New York Males (NewsLI)
Brandon Wade, CEO and Founder of WhatsYourPrice:“Of all the major cities surveyed, New York is the only one to value Brown-eyed girls the most, women who are also educated (Master’s Degree) and lead social lives (Social Drinker) also constitute as ‘The Perfect Woman,’ according to male New Yorkers.”