HINDUSTAN TIMES -- June 13 -- Two years ago speed dating was an alien concept in India. The inventors of Speed dating, aish.com modified an age-old Jewish dating technique to work in today's world and literally hundreds of organizations have copied the idea; it's become a worldwide phenomenon. According to London speed dating company, originaldating.com, speed dating is an expanding business and is part of a market worth in excess of £600 Million. According to Marketresearch.com, dating is a little-researched market and is a now a $1.08 billion business in the US, as online dating services have skyrocketed in popularity since 2001. The Web has revolutionized this business and has brought affordable and convenient matchmaking to the masses. Dating website revenues grew 40% last year and Europe and Asia is the next untapped market.