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Having proven the concept - being certain there was both a need and commercial value - Matt went about building a team to assist him with the creation of the site.
The US dating services industry has performed well over the last five years.
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I come from a blended family and so family came out of the wood works to meet the Canadian I had been "chatting" with since we all know that long distance relationships don't work!
What he found was that even though this is one of the fastest growing demographics of single people, most would never consider online dating without their child's encouragement.
According to a You Gov Survey last year, one in five relationships in the UK now start online, with UK singles contributing almost £3.4bn annually to the economy in their search for a partner.
With some 5.8m people over 45 living alone and some 1.7m women over 65 who are widowed in the UK, online dating for the over-50s has become big business.
His single mother asked him why he couldn't help her find her knight in shining armour, and so he literally went about it.
After stepping away from his digital agency and exploring business ideas which were both scalable and had a level of integrity, Matt tells me he started to explore the world of dating for the over 50s in a serious way.