In honor of Valentine’s Day, we rounded up 51 dating apps and organized them by categories including gamification, religious associations, matchmaking, music interests, and more. Our market market includes both private and public companies, as well as subsidiaries. General — This category includes popular apps like Bumble, Plenty of Fish (acquired by Match in 2015), and Tinder, which averages 1.6B swipes per day.Hinge helps users connect with friends-of-friends, while How About We focuses on curating experiences for couples.Music — Apps here match users based on their music tastes.Matchbox and Tuneup are both backed by Fb Start, Facebook’s global startup program to help developers build their apps.Group — Rather than facilitating one-on-one dates, apps in this category help users go on group dates.
Blued, a China-base mobile dating app for gay men, is the most well-funded app on our market map, with 2M in total disclosed funding from investors including CDH Investments, The Beijing News, and China Mobile Games & Entertainment.
Matchmaking — Apps in this category focus on marriage and matchmaking services.
Shaadi (operated by People Group) is an India-based online wedding and matrimonial service, while IBJ offers online and offline “marriage-hunting” services in Japan.
Cheating — Ashley Madison (of the infamous July 2015 data breach) advertises a social platform to help married people cheat.
On the flip side, Qoqoriqo helps users in relationships find out whether their significant other is cheating on them, then puts people dating the same person in contact.