PR NEWSWIRE -- Jan 16 -- IceBreaker's Crush or Flush(TM) provides flirt, chat, and the ability to meet local people with similar interests from a cell phone. "According to Frost and Sullivan, the mobile dating segment is projected to grow at 62% a year through 2009," said Jake Seid, General Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Revenues for the online dating category are estimated at nearly $600M in 2006 and are growing exponentially. FULL ARTICLE @ SYS CON
Mark Brooks: Flirty chat is where the money is. Mobile dating service from the likes of Lavalife, Webdate and Match only contribute hundreds of thousands each quarter to this $600 million. SMS services make more money. But, $600 million a year!? That number seems very lofty.