EXAMINER - June 29 - The most recent iDate was held in Los Angeles at the SLS Hotel. About half of the sessions dealt specifically on mobile dating. The message was clear. You need to have a mobile dating strategy. Match.com’s director of mobile products Robinne Burrell told the group that their subscribers logging on from mobile devices has grown 135% YOY to ~30% of their members. Monica Ohara from Speed Date said their 5-minute online speed dating service reached ~15M members. Unlike Match and Speed Date, Joel Simkhai, founder of the Gay mobile app Grindr, started on mobile. "Two million gay singles have downloaded Grindr's popular location based app", he said.