Online dating is a huge business, but most dating sites are still stuck in the 90s. They don’t take advantage of developments in video and social networking, and they don’t have good mobile experiences.
Here are a few startups I met at TechCrunch Disrupt SF that want to bring online dating into the modern era.
Michael Cafferata, a firefighter, started VideoDate on the side.
Last month, Grouper expanded into 12 new cities, bringing its so-called online social club into new markets. After launching a year ago, the Y Combinator grad is growing fast thanks to its unique spin on dating.
Winter Wolves Releases Dating/Farming Sim: The Flower Shop
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Winter Wolves, developers of several award-winning dating sim and visual novels, has announced the release of The Flower Shop, a dating and farming simulation.
“I wanted to create a story with universal appeal, with strong romantic elements and enchanting artwork.
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