The Startup Roundup – 5th October 2018

Dating Startups

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Startup news this week:


  1. Spotted: Find People You’ve Crossed Paths With – The hyper-local app about making new connections with people based on real life interactions has just released a new TV advert in Italy.
  2. New Dating Site RunorStay.com Offers Free 1-Year Memberships – Members disclose their imperfections upfront and other users decide to either run or stay.
  3. OldStyleDating.co.uk is aimed at serious daters over 25 – The website is aimed at people who want to commit to a long term relationship and focuses on respect, manners and chivalry.
  4. BondApp Changes the Dating Game With Real-Time Location Services – Beta testing is about to begin on the app that connects people who are within 200 feet of each other.
  5. Forget Nerd Dating – This Dating Site Is for Star Wars Fans Only – ‘Find Your Forces’ has just launched and asks users a number of Star Wars-based question when they sign up. 
  6. First Hispanic-Owned Dating Website Reaches 90 Countries – LatinConexiones.com is a dating site that targets Latino, Hispanic and Caribbean singles looking for a relationship that focuses on their culture.