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If you have no one to celebrate today with, you’re not alone. Valentine’s day has been a thorn in the side of single people for a long time. If you are an entrepreneur and you find yourself single today, Reuters has a list of websites that can help you solve that problem.
Unlike Match.com or other similar dating sites, these websites cater to entrepreneurs and they were created by them.
Looking to explore the online dating industry, 34-year-old entrepreneur Benji Kurtz launched a handful of niche dating sites in 2001 focused on everything from religious backgrounds to physical stature, such as height and size. Over the next 10 years, Kurtz’s love businesses grew to include more than 1,000 sites in about 100 different niches. Though Kurtz declined to disclose revenues, he says his online dating services have been profitable from the start. And it was in 2005 that Kurtz recognized the need to launch an entrepreneur-specific dating site, which he aptly named EntrepreneurDate.com.
When Connie Kelly’s son David divorced in 2008 after a decade-long marriage, it sparked a business idea. David, a 32-year-old entrepreneur who owns an alarm company, was having trouble finding time in his hectic schedule to get back into the dating scene. So Kelly did what most moms would do: find a way to help. But Kelly didn’t just set him up, she set up an entire business. MatchmakingInc.com, a dating site focused squarely on entrepreneurs, was born.
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