Not so with Luxy, a dating app for the super-rich where users are encouraged to verify their income by submitting their tax returns (expect to be earning above 0,000 to make the cut).
[#image: /photos/5d5447dbe566280008412adb]Location and lifestyle are also important factors for niche dating platforms.
For a community who often live in remote rural locations and have difficulty meeting new people, Reeves says the platform has been a big success. Prospective daters can declare their denomination (from Orthodox and conservative to just Jewish), say whether they are kosher or not and upgrade to JSwipe First Class for premium features including a boosted profile that appears twice as often.“I knew about The League,” she adds, referring to the US-based app for young professionals which has a thorough vetting process, “but there wasn’t an equivalent in the UK.” Does the thought of reinforcing historic class divisions make her uneasy?“It was never our intention to be elitist,” she maintains.In 2006, sisters Lucy Reeves and Emma Royall set up Muddy Matches, a dating site for “country-minded people”. ” After doing some research, the pair discovered that 1 per cent of the US population (approximately 3 million people) had coeliac disease and many more were choosing to eat gluten free.Operating out of a converted barn on a farm in Northamptonshire, they also launched the Get Muddy dating app in 2014 and currently have 200,000 registered members. Created by San Diego-based friends Sheri Grande and Marcella Romaya in 2013, it’s the first online platform for daters with coeliac disease. Their site now has 36,000 members from around the world.
“In the UK, 8 per cent of people are privately educated but in Australia that number is around 35 per cent.