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Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.
Starting a Business

Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.

Putting two people together is as old as time, and a great business model for many companies.
Susan Solovic
Has TGI Friday's Ruined Drones for Restaurants Everywhere?
Drones

Has TGI Friday's Ruined Drones for Restaurants Everywhere?

In a mistletoe drone incident gone awry, TGI Friday's made a bloody mess in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Kate Taylor
TGI Fridays Is Putting 'Mistletoe Drones' in Restaurants
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TGI Fridays Is Putting 'Mistletoe Drones' in Restaurants

TGI Fridays in the U.K. has launched drones to force customers to make out. They even have a 'kiss cam' to scope out the action.
Kate Taylor
Why on Earth Does eHarmony Offer Real-Life Matchmakers?
Online Dating

Why on Earth Does eHarmony Offer Real-Life Matchmakers?

Online dating sites are supposed to be confident in their algorithms, which makes eHarmony's $5,000-a-year eH+ service all the more perplexing.
Laura Entis
Meet the eHarmony of Tutoring
Ready To Launch

Meet the eHarmony of Tutoring

If it works for dates, it should work for matching students with tutors.
Forget Love: Your Future Co-Founder Could Be Waiting for You Online
Ready To Launch

Forget Love: Your Future Co-Founder Could Be Waiting for You Online

Startup mythology is rooted in dorm-room ‘meet cute' stories, but some entrepreneurs are determined to seek out their perfect co-founder online.
Laura Entis
Catch Me a Catch: Franchise Industry, Shopping Centers Play Matchmaker
Franchises

Catch Me a Catch: Franchise Industry, Shopping Centers Play Matchmaker

Move over, eHarmony, JDate and ChristianMingle. There's a new player in the online matchmaking space.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business
Starting a Business

A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

Jasbina Ahluwalia is making the ancient tradition of Indian matchmaking a 21st century business.