Industry Description The online dating industry (SIC 7299, NAICS 812990) consists of companies engaged in online matchmaking services.
The top 10 online dating companies as reported by com Score as of December 2012 are: Before using this data for specific valuation purposes it should be evaluated for appropriateness.
Often, “browsing” will be free, but messaging or contacting other users will require a subscription.
Alternatively, some websites generate revenue solely through advertising and are free for users.
One of the world’s oldest professions is matchmaking, and given the role of technology in today’s world, it’s no surprise that the industry is booming.
With an explosion of new websites and apps, the dating services industry has performed very well in the past five years and is continuing to grow as today's singles turn to the Internet for help finding love.