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The Startup Roundup – 23rd March 2018

Dating Startups

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Startup news this week:


  1. There’s a new dating app for Kanye West lovers – The app, called Yeezy.Dating, specifically bans Taylor Swift fans from joining. It is currently open for pre-registration.
  2. New dating site launched on the Isle of Wight – Wight Dating is a true local dating service and is based in Newport. The platform is free to use and is designed with Island residents in mind.
  3. A dating service has been set up for people with disabilities and mental health issues in Cornwall – James Blewett and Sam Gallaspy started Hand in Hand to help individuals find friendship, companionship and love.
  4. Create a page where people apply to go on a date with you. You pick the winners – Apply To Date lets singles build a shareable web page that’s a little bit like a CV or resume for dating.
  5. New Zimbabwean dating website Zimcupid has been launched – ZimCupid a new dating site that is meant to revolutionize the way Zimbabweans date.
  6.  MatureHookup Pairs People Who Click – Casual Dating Site Now Launched – Through the user-friendly, simple process, mature individuals looking for someone to share a cup of coffee, vacation or lifetime with can unite.

Scott Harvey

Scott is the Editor of Global Dating Insights. Raised in Dorset, he holds a BA from The University of Nottingham and an MSc from Lund University School of Economics and Management. Previously he has written about politics, economics and technology for various online publications.

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