And I’ve heard from reliable single sources (my mates, down the pub) that the caliber of singles is sizzling. Coffeemeetsbagel Hailing itself as the anti-Tinder, Coffeemeetsbagel limits your dating choice to one a day. Bristlr What’s not to love about an app for whiskered men?
It connects to users Facebook accounts and by matching people with profile info, gender, age, education, background, religion etc and promises quality of quantity for anyone suffering with a case of swipe fatigue. While preferring a clean shave myself (on my men obvs) there’s no denying that the beard trend is set to continue well into 2016, meaning that whether it’s a bit of facial topiary you like or a full on cave man, this is the app for you. Bumble An app that claims to change the rules of the game by putting women in the driving seat by always giving them the option to make the first move, and if she doesn’t say something within 24 hours, the connection disappears. 3nderapp And when you’re tired of looking for love, check out cheeky 3nderapp – for ‘kinky, curious and open-minded singles and couples’.
These include some big corporate clients who plan to launch services in the second quarter of 2017.
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Still, the platform they have means the process can be fast.
Kershaw says it’s possible for a new dating site to be live in the space of an hour, with a mobile app taking around three hours.
M14, one of last year’s Tech North Northern Stars winners, has bought the app and its data although Double’s founders will not be coming along with the deal.
The price isn’t being disclosed but M14’s CEO John Kershaw says the move is all about better understanding exactly how dating services perform in the wild.“Although we’re powering other people’s dating apps, Bristlr (the company’s own dating app that launched the company) is our only real benchmark of what success looks like. gives us double.”For example, Kershaw was interested to discover that Bristlr and Double have similar churn rates.
Koob is a social network for book-lovers, for example, while Buump will soon launch to help single mothers connect with each other. Niche dating apps like Grafted Love (for Christians), Dating Ink (for tattoo lovers) and Spex (yes, for people who wear glasses) use M14’s back-end tech.
Kershaw says there are 400 clients in the company’s sales pipeline.
Don’t be surprised if M14 makes more acquisitions in the future, too.
I’m from M14 Industries and we are a dating company,” explained John Kershaw as he stepped onto the set of the BBC television show Dragons’ Den.
Since the launch of Tinder back in 2012, and with people bored of long drawn out profiles and endless messaging back and forth on traditional dating sites, there is no denying that dating apps are now the go-to method if you want to meet someone online these days.
And whether it’s something deep and meaningful you’re after or a hassle-free hook up, there’s a dating app for you.
This means for now, the M14 team works with them directly to spin up new sites.