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68 Awesome Dating Startups Taking 2021 By Storm

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Dating startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Dating industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selectbed these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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1. Cobble

The idea behind this startup: Cobble develops a decision-making app that curates date night plans for couples.

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Information Technology, Social Media

Founders: Jordan Scott

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2. Lex

The idea behind this startup: lo-fi, text-based social app for womxn, trans, genderqueer, intersex, two spirit, and non-binary. For meeting lovers and friends.

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Dating, LGBT, Social, Social Media

Founders: Jen Wohlner, Kell Rakowski

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3. KiKi

The idea behind this startup: KiKi is a social marketplace that connects like-minded people to enjoy real experiences nearby.

Headquarters: San Francisco, California, United States

Industries: Apps, Consumer, Dating, E-Commerce, Marketplace, Mobile, Social, Social Network, Software

Founders: Manel Hernandez Tomas, Ruben Juan Juan

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4. Kippo

The idea behind this startup: Kippo is a dating and social app for gamers

Headquarters: Los Angeles, California, United States

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps, Social Media, Social Network

Founders: Cheeyoon Lee, David Park

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5. Paired

The idea behind this startup: Paired provides the steps needed by couples to improve their relationship each day.

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

Industries: Apps, Dating, Software

Founders: Unknown

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6. Tabler

The idea behind this startup: An all-in-one booking, sharing, and inviting app for night outs, socializing & hospitality

Headquarters: Munich, Bayern, Germany

Industries: Dating, Event Promotion, Hospitality, Lifestyle, Mobile, Nightlife, Restaurants, Social Network, Travel

Founders: Alan Amadej Eferl, Deni Sebastian Eferl, Dr. Christian Stahl

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7. Birdy

The idea behind this startup: Birdy is a personality discovery and matching app that connects people authentically based on personality compatibility.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps, Social Network

Founders: Juliette Swann

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8. Interlace

The idea behind this startup: Interlace is an online dating platform that allows users to find local people and friends with cameras.

Headquarters: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Industries: Dating, Social Media, Social Network

Founders: Paari Kandappan

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9. Fitafy

The idea behind this startup: Dating for people who live a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Headquarters: Perth, Australia

Industries: Dating, Fitness, Private Social Networking

Founders: Brendan McCormack

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10. 3rdDegree App

The idea behind this startup: Building connections one conversation at a time.

Headquarters: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Industries: Consumer, Dating, Lifestyle, Mobile Apps, Social Network

Founders: Unknown

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11. BARE Dating

The idea behind this startup: On BARE you can reveal as much or as little as you like.

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

Industries: Dating, Messaging, Social

Founders: Alex Sergent

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12. Love The Network

The idea behind this startup: Love The Network is a dating app that operates on a community level.

Headquarters: Portland, Maine, United States

Industries: Dating, Internet of Things, iOS, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Social Network

Founders: Lauren Gamache, Ryan Murphy

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13. Ukin

The idea behind this startup: Ukin is a study abroad life mutual aid and dating platform.

Headquarters: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Industries: Dating, Internet, Social

Founders: Unknown

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14. Tangbei

The idea behind this startup: Tangbei is a video dating platform to share short video.

Headquarters: Beijing, Beijing, China

Industries: Dating, Social, Video Chat

Founders: Unknown

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15. Couple

The idea behind this startup: Couple is a developer of a virtual speed-dating platform designed to eliminate the frustration of those long unbearable experiences.

Headquarters: Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Industries: Dating, Information Technology, Social

Founders: Unknown

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16. Dot Dating App

The idea behind this startup: Dot Dating is a mobile app that help people find a dating partner by matching the profiles based on geographical location & interests.

Headquarters: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Industries: Apps, Dating, Internet, Location Based Services, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Social Media

Founders: Parthesh Patel

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17. GujjuWeds

The idea behind this startup: GujjuWeds is a matrimonial app for single Gujaratis to find a Gujarati who is looking for a date or marriage.

Headquarters: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Industries: Dating, Information Technology

Founders: Unknown

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18. Filter Off

The idea behind this startup: Filter Off is a video dating app that helps people connect romantically.

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Dating, Video

Founders: Unknown

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19. Fantasy Match

The idea behind this startup: Dating app for people open to ethical, open, and polyamorous relationships

Headquarters: Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps, Social Network

Founders: Andrew Yaroshenko

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20. datehookup.online

The idea behind this startup: If you are looking for a high-quality online dating site, we are here to help. Datehookup.onlineis a platform made with the users in mind.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating

Founders: Unknown

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21. Teleport

The idea behind this startup: Match people, not profiles in live video dating events

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Consumer Software, Dating, Social Media, Video Conferencing

Founders: Chad Goodman

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22. Waves

The idea behind this startup: Waves is a dating application that allows its users to find someone to fully express themselves with.

Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Software

Founders: Unknown

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23. Chekmate

The idea behind this startup: Chekmate is a dating marketplace designed to facilitate genuine connections by bringing the gap between online and offline interaction.

Headquarters: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Industries: Apps, Consumer Software, Dating, Leisure, Lifestyle, Social Media

Founders: Jimi Tele

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24. NERVY

The idea behind this startup: A mobile dating app that prioritizes short videos to eliminate catfish, fake profiles and outdated content.

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Apps, Dating, Video

Founders: Unknown

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25. Struck

The idea behind this startup: The astrology-based matchmaking app

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Apps, Dating

Founders: Rachel Lo

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26. NepaliVivah

The idea behind this startup: NepaliVivah is the top social matrimony platform for people of Nepali origin to find, meet and marry Nepali women and men

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Communities, Dating, Internet, Social, Social Network, Wedding

Founders: Unknown

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27. Kama

The idea behind this startup: Kama is a dating app that streamlines the dating process.

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Mobile Apps

Founders: Unknown

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28. Bloom

The idea behind this startup: Bloom is a dating community that gathers in 6-8 person “Blooms” or park hangouts.

Headquarters: Oakland, California, United States

Industries: Communities, Dating, Software

Founders: Lauren Vegter

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29. Curius Inc.

The idea behind this startup: Dating app with 6 directions to swipe, each representing a unique social intention based on which connections are formed.

Headquarters: Shelby, Michigan, United States

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps, Social Network

Founders: Brittney Spencer, Harrit Diwan

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30. SKWSH

The idea behind this startup: SKWSH helps you match, find the perfect date spot, and meet in person! Available on Android; coming soon to iOS.

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

Industries: Dating, Internet, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Social Media

Founders: Paul Aikhomu

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31. So Syncd

The idea behind this startup: So Syncd is the first dating app and website that connects compatible personality types.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating

Founders: Unknown

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32. Cupido

The idea behind this startup: Askcupido provides an AI-based profile analyzing API for dating apps to increase user retention and engagement.

Headquarters: Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Industries: Artificial Intelligence, B2B, B2C, Computer Vision, Dating, Internet, Machine Learning, Software

Founders: Unknown

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33. Tangible

The idea behind this startup: Tangible is the most magical way to be present with your loved ones, over any distance. Edit Page

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Augmented Reality, Consumer, Dating, Family, Fashion, Video Chat, Video Conferencing, Wearables

Founders: Akshay Dinakar, Katie Fo, Paul Lavengco, Pramod Kotipalli

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34. Vybe

The idea behind this startup: A dating platform that connects Africans to other Africans online and offline

Headquarters: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Industries: Dating, Events, Information Technology, Social Media, Social Network

Founders: Adetolani Eko, Moronke Anifowose, Osagie Omonzokpia

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35. HANG5

The idea behind this startup: HANG5 is an astrology-based online dating application.

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Internet

Founders: William Baek

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36. TIKI Interactive Inc

The idea behind this startup: Endless. Exciting. Encounters

Headquarters: Lewes, Delaware, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Information Technology, Mobile Apps

Founders: Anil K Neela

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37. DraftMate

The idea behind this startup: DraftMate is the only dating app providing a solution for athletes, sports fans, and fitness enthusiasts.

Headquarters: Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States

Industries: Dating, Fitness, Sports

Founders: Keith Heaney, Lowell Fortune

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38. VEARTH

The idea behind this startup: Vegan Social Media

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Apps, Dating, Mobile Apps, Professional Networking, Social, Social Media, Social Network, Web Apps

Founders: Alexey Kochetkov, Alexey Yakuban, Tati Soloveva

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39. Dated

The idea behind this startup: Personalized Dating Management Platform

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating

Founders: Cierra Beck

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40. Serendipity, Inc.

The idea behind this startup: Uncovering sentiment & guiding decisions

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Customer Service, Dating, Machine Learning, Software

Founders: Nikki Ahmadi

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41. Blink

The idea behind this startup: Scheduling members for virtual blind speed dates and building a space where a person’s personality, values, sense of humor, passions, and quirks are what set them apart — not their looks, favorite quote, or fashion choices.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Apps, Dating, Mobile Apps, Software

Founders: Taly Matiteyahu

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42. Tripflingo

The idea behind this startup: Tripflingo connects thousands of solo travelers across the world.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Travel

Founders: R Khan Dipto

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43. CLINX

The idea behind this startup: CLINX is a mobile app for social dating & nightlife.

Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Dating, Social Impact, Social Media, Social Network

Founders: Josh Unsdorfer, Moshe David Rubinstein

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44. Flirt Dating

The idea behind this startup: Flirt is the first and only dating app that analyzes chats and matches to pair users with their preferred personality and physical types.

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Natural Language Processing, Social Network

Founders: Haley Dercher, Sean Cantrell

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45. 2Lips

The idea behind this startup: 2Lips is a trendy, open-minded way of mobile dating with a twist

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Dating

Founders: Unknown

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46. Sandbox

The idea behind this startup: Mobile App

Headquarters: Los Angeles, California, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Mobile Apps

Founders: Chase Hoyt

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47. MFR Dating

The idea behind this startup: Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Dating

Headquarters: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Dating, Machine Learning, Mobile Apps

Founders: Hanisa Mohamed

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48. Lovfinity

The idea behind this startup: Mobile App

Headquarters: Tampa, Florida, United States

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps

Founders: Gautam Patel

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49. Glukose

The idea behind this startup: Elite Dating

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Dating, Internet, Mobile Apps

Founders: Unknown

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50. KYWRD

The idea behind this startup: A unique relationship app for intellectuals.

Headquarters: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Industries: Apps, Dating, Lifestyle, Mobile Apps, Social, Social Impact, Social Media, Software

Founders: Eric David Smith

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51.Spottle

The idea behind this startup: Live video speed dates with people nearby

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Social Network, Video

Founders: Andrew Stanton, Matt Cohen, Max Rosenberg

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51.Spottle

The idea behind this startup: Live video speed dates with people nearby

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Social Network, Video

Founders: Andrew Stanton, Matt Cohen, Max Rosenberg

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46. Companion

The idea behind this startup: Companion features people seeking a companionship dating site. Find a casual date, traveling partner, workout buddy and more.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating

Founders: Unknown

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47. Flokkr

The idea behind this startup: Privacy respecting social network for gay/bi/trans/queer adults.

Headquarters: Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Industries: Dating, LGBT, Online Forums, Social Network

Founders: Nick Singleton

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46. MeetCute

The idea behind this startup: Enriching conversations and relationships using AI

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

Industries: Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Dating, Information Technology, Internet, iOS, Natural Language Processing, Software

Founders: Bobby Tang

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55. PurpleLord

The idea behind this startup: Influencer Marketing platform crafting unique experiences to connect Influencers, Brands and Consumers together

Headquarters: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Industries: Brand Marketing, Dating, Events, Internet, Social Media Marketing

Founders: Arpan Das

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56. Spouslr

The idea behind this startup: Spouslr have helped thousands of Muslim singles worldwide find love and someone to share their lives with.

Headquarters: London, UK

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps

Founders: Hamza Malik

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57. Traumoo

The idea behind this startup: Online-Dating website and mobile app

Headquarters: Karlsfeld, Bayern, Germany

Industries: Dating, Information Technology, Internet, Mobile, Social Media, Social Network, Software

Founders: Unknown

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58. Citrus

The idea behind this startup: Dating. Without the Creeps.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Mobile Apps

Founders: Nathaniel Sokoll-Ward

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59MuzMuz

The idea behind this startup: Meet Awesome Muslim Singles… MuzMuz as one of the leading Arab dating and Muslim dating apps helping connect Muslims with each other.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Internet, Mobile Apps, Software

Founders: Zsolt Sasdi

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60FaceDate

The idea behind this startup: FaceDate is an analytics-enabled dating app helping users find, connect, and meet people compatible with them.

Headquarters: Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Industries: Analytics, Dating, Software

Founders: Farkhad Mousaev

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61. EZ.Dating

The idea behind this startup: EZ.Dating provides bespoke dating automation services for busy professionals looking for love.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Consulting, Dating, Training

Founders: Unknown

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62. WE LOVE DATENIGHT

The idea behind this startup: WE LOVE DATENIGHT is an online shop that provides date basket that includes games, fun activities, recipes for snacks and drinks.

Headquarters: s-gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands

Industries: Dating, E-Commerce, Retail

Founders: Unknown

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63. Signal ground3

The idea behind this startup: Signal ground3 is a social dating app.

Headquarters: Mapo, Seoul-t’ukpyolsi, South Korea

Industries: Apps, Dating

Founders: Unknown

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64. Bliqoor

The idea behind this startup: Bliqoor helps you book drinks, tables, food, in an innovative way that keeps you entertained.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, E-Commerce, Nightclubs, Nightlife, Restaurants, Social Network

Founders: Sahil Morey

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65. CRAZY KRUSH

The idea behind this startup: Crazy krush dating app allows users to chat and meet if both the sender or receiver like each other in the app

Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi, India

Industries: Apps, Dating, Internet, News, Social

Founders: Unknown

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66. Single Darlings

The idea behind this startup: Meet Singles To Hookup. Real Single Men And Women. Real Profiles.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating

Founders: Unknown

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67. MelissaMatchMaking

The idea behind this startup: International High-End MatchMaking Boutique

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Internet

Founders: Unknown

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68. Dating Tips N Topics

The idea behind this startup: Dating, tips, topics and hookups social discussion board forum where your participation could easily land you the date you are looking for.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Dating, Online Forums

Founders: Unknown

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