At the last minute, Lauren agreed to add a 16th woman: me.producer films them. We’re a telegenic group, attractive and diverse, with ages ranging from early 20s to late 30s. “You’ve gone too far,” another says after reviewing a photo in which I am performing a As I stand on a terrace dotted with flat-screen TVs, watching a beautiful couple making out in a swimming pool below, I have a revelation about why the Cross-Country Love Crowdtilt met its fund-raising goal: For every tech guy struggling to find love in San Francisco, there is one struggling harder to find novel ways to spend his money.
actress), and it’s grown to be the largest, privately owned matchmaking company in the country.
The upscale firm describes its typical client as “smart, successful and elegant.” “Wealthy” must be a given as well, considering the service starts at $15,000 per year of unlimited matches in one city.
That might sound extreme, but her track record speaks for itself: Andersen can currently take credit for over 100 successful, exclusive relationships in the region, as well as countless marriages of former clients.
In addition to setting up romantically challenged techies with eligible dates, Andersen has a three-part system to help her clients make a good impression.
Here’s the catch—if you happen to marry or enter a long-term relationship with your match, you must shell out additional “success fees.” And if you want some great love advice (for free), Amber says actress Julianne Moore put it perfectly in a January interview: “You have to make your personal life happen as much as your career.” Selective Search Founder and President Barbie Adler knows a thing or two about making the perfect match – in business and in love.
Before launching the luxury matchmaking service, Adler was an executive headhunter at search firm Encore.Fifteen lucky women were selected to make the trip; each would go on two “curated” dates selected and planned by the Dating Ring.There would be a cocktail party where the New York women would meet their Crowdtilt benefactors, and a rager open to all Dating Ring members of both genders. Over the course of the weekend, I will resort to describing us as “a travel club,” “a sorority,” “a reality TV show,” and “a prostitution ring.” Dating Ring co-founder Emma Tessler hands me an itinerary and travel kit with everything a single-girl traveler could need: lip balm, condoms, and makeup remover.Adler says she took Fortune 500 executive recruitment strategies and modified them into her company’s matchmaking process.“Apply the same strategy to your love life that you have used to achieve success in your professional life,” Adler says.Adding a second city will cost clients an additional ,000.