Germany love online dating sites
The sector continues to be plagued by reports about scams being carried out via dating sites, however.
Scam artists create fake profiles on dating platforms to get in touch with potential victims, earn their trust, and then steal their money.
The Parship principle is a scientifically based method that follows the maxim: “As many similarities as possible, as many differences as necessary”.
It allows singles to search for a serious relationship with the best possible chances of success.
eharmony operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Elite Partner is the premium partner agency for sophisticated singles 30 plus.
Since 2004 Elite Partner’s elaborate matching ensures that people with similar lifestyles, interests and values will find each other.
The concept is particularly popular with younger users. It's putting pressure on the sector, which, following the boom years between 20, is now on more of a consolidation course.
Dating sites bring in about 186 million euros a year in total, according to Pamela Moucha from the dating service comparison site
The majority of the turnover is generated by a handful of big players such as Parship and Elitepartner.
On consolidation course The Holtzbrinck Digital holding, part of the Holtzbrinck publishing group, is retreating from the market, however.
A few weeks ago, it announced that it was selling Parship to the British company, Oakley Capital.