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The Startup Roundup – 31st August 2018

Dating Startups

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Startup news this week:


  1. Kinder is an App that Helps Parents Agree on a Baby Name – The app lets parents swipe left and right on an enormous set of baby names, to try and find the perfect match.
  2. A Jewish Dating Site Vows to Remain Completely Free in a Competitive Market – SuperTova is a free dating site for Jewish singles, and has grown to include over 50,000 members in just a few years.
  3. Pink Lobster Dating, the Only Global Lesbian Matchmaking Company Run By Women for Women, Celebrates Its Growth – Pink Lobster Dating invites women who are lesbian, bisexual, fluid, transgender, or just curious to sign up and take advantage of its streamlined and personalised dating system.
  4. LGBTWho, a Newly Launched Dating App, Brings Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Folk Together – The app emphasises community and aims to bring people together to build important relationships that last a lifetime.
  5. KinkD, a Fetlife Alternative App for Kinky Dating, Has Just Relaunched its App – KinkD has relaunched with a host of new features, and now has more than 500,000 global members.
  6. A Free & Welcoming Dating Site For Transgender Singles & Their Admirers – TGPersonals’ founder says he now runs the website as a hobby, after Google AdSense blocked the platform in 2012.
  7. Country Love with European Flair: Rapidly Gains Popularity on the Old Continent – FarmerDates has 10,000 users from Denmark, France and Hungary, and has a strong tendency towards a further growth.

Dominic Whitlock

Dominic is the Editor for Global Dating Insights. Originally from Devon, England he achieved a BA in English Language & Linguistics from The University of Reading. He enjoys a variety of sports and has a further passion for film and music.

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