Mariko Tokioka knew exactly what she wanted to do after her previous company Quipper was acquired by Japanese giant Recruit. “In London, I wanted to meet someone who shared my culture and language, and could talk to my parents.
No, as a Japanese expat in London as COO of Quipper, she wanted to create a dating services that matches Asian singles who are based overseas.
The company is working on artificial intelligence to help make matches more relevant.
East Meets East is free for women, but men who want to join are charged per month.
At e Harmony, we are committed to helping Asian singles find love that lasts, and we match based on 29 dimensions on compatibility, we are confident in our ability to help you do the same. The e Harmony Compatibility Matching System narrows the field from thousands of Asian-American singles to match you with a select group of compatible men or women with whom you can build relationships that last. We realize it can be a challenge to meet other single men or women with whom you share common goals, interests, and backgrounds within your geographical area, and e Harmony can help.
Our patented Compatibility Matching System® is the main point of differentiation between our service and that of traditional Asian dating services, and it is also the driving force behind our matching success.
"It was overwhelming because most of the people are liberals on campus.” Bell says she talks about politics all the time, even when she’s on a date.
“People say, ‘OK, don’t talk about politics on your first date.’ Well, I want to know where they stand so I can decide if I want to go on a second date or not," she says.
I thought: “There’s JDate for Jewish matches, and a number for black people, why isn’t there one for Asians?That’s to say that users find each other through shared likes, activities and interests and, if they like what they see, they can message the other person.It is geared towards ‘romance’ rather than ‘hooking up.’ The service is available on the web and an i OS app, with an Android app likely to come some point in early 2017.Unlike traditional Asian dating sites, e Harmony matches you based on compatibility.Traditional Internet dating sites are ineffective for those singles looking to find true love.