Though Kurtz declined to disclose revenues, he says his online dating services have been profitable from the start.
And it was in 2005 that Kurtz recognized the need to launch an entrepreneur-specific dating site, which he aptly named Entrepreneur
Kurtz uses a freemium business model, so he makes money if members choose to upgrade from the free basic membership.
Over the next 10 years, Kurtz's love businesses grew to include more than 1,000 sites in about 100 different niches."And as long as our average cost per site visitor stays below our average revenue per visitor, we're in good shape." Kurtz and his wife Claire, also an entrepreneur, live in Atlanta with their two cats.For single entrepreneurs, the dating game offers unique challenges.The long hours, obsession with work and unpredictable lifestyle are all factors that can interfere with a single date, not to mention the delicate process of building a relationship.
Some entrepreneurs are tackling these dating challenges in the same way they handle their business: once you see a need in the marketplace, you find a way to fill it.
Of course, dating sites like and e are well known, but here are the stories of two love-seeking sites created by entrepreneurs exclusively for entrepreneurs -- with some pretty impressive results.