Starting a business means servicing needs that aren’t being met, so Real Business found out why one entrepreneur quit his job to enter such a crowded market – online dating.
Two years ago, infidelity site Ashley Madison was at the centre of a hacking scandal that leaked details of over 30m users. However, the company has now exclusively told Real Business about how the attack made it stronger and, ironically, more mature.
The final episode of The Apprentice 2015 aired on 20 December and two of the dating experts appointed by Alan Sugar, Venntro Media CEO Ross Williams and eHarmony UK country manager Romain Bertrand, have detailed why he made the right choice to avoid investing in Vana Koutsomitis' DatePlay.
Seemingly Tinder has a crush on LinkedIn. The controversial dating app appears to have taken inspiration from the professional network and cleaned up its act with an update that invites users to include job and education details on their profiles.
Ross Williams, founder and CEO of online dating company Venntro Media Group, explains what’s next for online dating businesses as the sector reaches maturity as Tinder parent Match Group plans an IPO.
Online dating has rapidly become the norm with the likes of high-profile firm Tinder, and 12-year-old Global Personals has been there to grow alongside the market and power the likes of Match.com.
Match.com pioneered the online dating world, but match's MD Karl Gregory didn't let the company rest on its laurels.
Eight business lessons from Steve Pammenter, co-founder of fast-growth online dating firm Global Personals.