Speed dating market research
Last year online coupon company Groupon hosted the world’s largest speed-dating event, with 414 attendees crammed into a restaurant in Chicago.Start-up companies now meet with investors, pregnant couples interact with doulas, and homeless dogs court potential owners, all using the speed-dating format.
So put on your entrepreneurial hat and let’s proceed.
As you can imagine, I did not find the love of my life.
Fortunately, the majority of people do not seem to share my particular troubles with speed dating.
As it turns out, I like to talk – so much, in fact, that I have a tendency to talk people’s ears off.
When the little buzzer went off after three minutes, I was (typically) still in the process of trying to explain to my bedazzled dating partner why my last name has three syllables (it’s Dutch).