LA MAGAZINE - Jan 9 - "About two and a half years ago, I started getting a ton of inquiries from women living in LA trying to find a good, like-minded man," says Amy Andersen, the San Francisco-based matchmaker. Andersen founded her company, Linx Dating, in part to find women for the men of Silicon Valley, who can be peculiar, to say the least. She grew up in nearby Marin County but got into a serious relationship with a "quintessential Silicon Valley geek," to whom she is now married. "I witnessed that there was a huge surplus of eligible men and a dearth of women," she says. According to a recent article in The Washington Post, there are 40% more men than women just in Palo Alto (home to SAP, Tesla, and Hewlett-Packard). In 2018 women held only 20% of all jobs in tech. Talia Goldstein, founder of the L.A.-based matchmaking service Three Day Rule, has paired a number of SoCal women with Silicon Valley men. "The more successful they are, the pickier they get," she says, "especially those techie guys that maybe didn't have all the girls in high school. Now they're really choosy."