Indian on line dating
A couple of years after was launched in 2008, US-based Adam Sachs, Dan Osit and Kevin Owocki found that their website was popular in India.
"We had never anticipated this, so we decided to focus on India," says Sachs, who is now based in Mumbai. our analysis predicts that by the end of 2014 it will be more than 0 million a year."The dating site that he originally started for New Yorkers now has 4.5 million registered users, of which 95 per cent are in India.
Back then, it’s victory when phone numbers were exchanged, which then led on to conversations to get to know each other to actually going on a date to get to know the person further.
"I never imagined strangers would be open to meeting strangers, just by looking at pictures of each other." App developers are seizing on what they see as enormous potential in India, where half of the 1.2 billion population is younger than 25 and smartphone sales are projected to surge 67 percent this year alone.Let’s face it, the days of dropping cheesy pick-up lines at social gatherings are coming to an end.We would be hearing less cheesy lines like “Did it hurt when you fell from heaven? Because he stole the stars and put them in your eyes”.By rough estimates, dating sites have some 25 million active members in India."We saw that the market was saturated with traditional matrimonial sites," says Dharamshi of Two : Tips to set up your business online"However, the whole idea of marriage and relationships was going through a revolution, and Indians, like their counterparts in the Western world, were looking to date a potential partner before making a decision about marriage." She started Two with Rahul Bhardwaj and Paras Dharamshi, with some funding from Indian-Canadian entrepreneur Andy Jasuja.