Several people have emailed about the recent article in the New York Times, Jilted in the U.S., a Site Finds Love in India. this is great news for New York-based group dating site Ignighter,
In January 2010, we made the decision that we are an Indian dating site,” Mr. Sachs says. And now, with almost two million users — and 7,000 more signing up daily — Ignighter is considered India’s fastest-growing dating Web site.
Want proof that investors love social dating? In 2008 Ignighter raised 15k in seed funding, then $1.2 million in angel funding a few months later. A year ago they received $3 million in Series A funding.
Dating sites with social features are much more attractive to potential investors. I hear this day in and day out.