In addition to bringing singles together, the site also styles itself as a guide to the best cultural events in Stockholm, Gothenburg and also Malmö, where the site was founded. Targeted at foreign professionals working in Sweden, The Local’s very own dating site is an expat dating community of around one million members.The registration process is quick and free after which you can take a few tests to help match you with compatible singles in your area.
As the website puts it: “The goal of Elitsinglar is to create a platform with a focus on quality where members can meet a like-minded partner for long-term relationships.” As you may have guessed not just anyone can join.
You have to be over 30 for a start and well-educated to boot.
Fed up with casual hook-ups and looking to settle down?
This is a no-nonsense site aimed at “serious singles”.
Here, we take the biggest alternatives to Tinder and give them a spin to find out what (if anything) they do differently and what sets them apart.
The USP: Their mantra and methodology is explained thus: 'Each day at noon, guys will receive up to 21 quality matches – known as “Bagels”. Then, Coffee Meets Bagel will curate the best potential matches for women among the men who expressed interest.'Pros: A more curated selection than just endlessly swiping through everyone.
Cons: The app requires you to give over control over to someone else to decide for you.which might get in the way of sweet conversation.
Verdict: Great for people that need help with organising a great especially with the interactive Date Map which lets you track who is else is wants to meet for a pint or deep and meaningful conversation at 1am.
All profiles are screened before they’re put up on the site. In order to be approved you have to have an annual income of at least 500,000 kronor and assets of at least 3 million.