The company, Elect Club, claimed to have the ‘largest private database of single professionals in London’, including business leaders and entrepreneurs.
On its website, it boasted of being ‘the number one dating agency in the UK’ with branches in several major cities.‘Elect Club is an exclusive social network for attractive, dynamic, eligible professionals looking for a serious relationship,’ it said.
After our meeting I felt a bit tired as you rightly delved into great detail into all of the critical areas necessary for matchmaking. Looking forward to the process and some great dates.
Jim, Wicklow Hugh I was delighted to hear about your matchmaking service.
A €6,000-A-YEAR exclusive dating service has launched in Ireland, pitching itself at time-poor executives struggling to find love.
UK-based matchmaking service Berkeley International will open an Irish office, targeting busy careerists such as those in senior financial industry or tech jobs who can afford the hefty annual membership fee.
A WOMAN WHO sued a dating agency for negligence, breach of duty and fraudulent misrepresentation had her case dismissed at a Donegal court yesterday.
Ann-Marie Mc Brearty, 35, of Oldtown, Letterkenny, Co Donegal paid €600 to the Ballintra company the Happy Matchmaker in January 2009 for introductions to 12 men, today’s Irish Daily Mirror reports.
You'll pay €144 upfront for an annual subscription to – and even then, you can only arrange to meet members who also have a subscription.
“Once a client expresses an interest we meet with them and go into minute detail about them from their childhood to the present day, their work history, their interests and things they’re passionate about,” he said.
“(Then) we develop a profile that has to be approved by the client.
‘We have set the standard in discreet, selective and personalised introductions.’The firm, or ‘niche introduction agency for attractive professionals’ as it described itself, even offered a special service for the over-40s and the company boasted it had been featured in glossy magazines including Grazia and Cosmopolitan.
It also claimed that all its consultants, as staff were called, were trained in neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP – a psychotherapy technique based on the connection between neurological processes and language – and this technique was used when potential members were interviewed.