Business dating service
But Kelly didn't just set him up, she set up an entire business.
Matchmaking Inc.com, a dating site focused squarely on entrepreneurs, was born.
I agree the need is out there, with over 91 million interested singles between the age of 19 and 45 around the world.
Of course, dating sites like and e are well known, but here are the stories of two love-seeking sites created by entrepreneurs exclusively for entrepreneurs -- with some pretty impressive results.
"Unlike those with a regular day job, entrepreneurs are so absorbed by their work that it makes it difficult to date someone who is not tuned into that," says Kelly, 51, who lives in San Francisco Bay area.
"The site helps people find others with similar qualities who have a tolerance for the entrepreneur lifestyle." Beyond profiles, Matchmaking also outlines entrepreneurial personality traits.
For single entrepreneurs, the dating game offers unique challenges.
The long hours, obsession with work and unpredictable lifestyle are all factors that can interfere with a single date, not to mention the delicate process of building a relationship.
Looking to explore the online dating industry, 34-year-old entrepreneur Benji Kurtz launched a handful of niche dating sites in 2001 focused on everything from religious backgrounds to physical stature, such as height and size.