ENTREPRENEUR - Feb 14 - Looking to explore the online dating industry, Benji Kurtz launched a handful of niche dating sites in 2001 focused on everything from religious backgrounds to physical stature, such as height and size. Over the next 10 years, Kurtz's love businesses grew to include more than 1,000 sites in about 100 different niches. In 2005 that Kurtz recognized the need to launch an entrepreneur-specific dating site, which he aptly named EntrepreneurDate.com. Today there are 160K members on EntrepreneurDate.com. Kurtz uses a freemium business model. MatchmakingInc.com is another site focused squarely on entrepreneurs.
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