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MayDate is the first 'trust based' online dating service globally. Singles activate their social network so that friends recommend dates.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Surry Hills, NSW, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

MayDate connects single people to highly compatible prospective partners by utilising their social network. Singles start a 30-day "MayDate campaign" at and invite a limited number of trusted friends to recommend some dates. The Single person also pledges to make a donation to charity for every date that is proposed. They can then accept or reject suggested dates. It is quick, discreet and easy, with no online profiles or photos.


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    Dan Joyce

    Dan is founder, CEO and sole owner of MayDate. Previously he co-founded RedRoomDVD which operated a network of automated DVD rental machines across Australia. RedRoomDVD was acquired by the Video Ezy / Blockbuster Group in Dec-2011. Immediately prior to RedRoomDVD he was employed as a Business Analyst at Macquarie Bank after completing a B.Com(Hons) / LLb(Hons). Dan is an active member of the Entrepreneurs Organisation.


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    ThirdView Financial

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    Dan Joyce