Laurie is a staff writer for IDG titles including Techworld, Computerworld UK and CIO UK. She studied psychology followed by a Masters in Journalism, and has since worked in marketing and as a freelance consumer insight writer. Her particular interests include consumer tech, startup tech culture and how technology is shaping society.
The world of online dating was rejuvenated when Tinder attracted flocks of millennials to the game, and the market has exploded with creativity since.
A fleet of digital-first dating services have descended, often emulating Tinder's swipe-frenzied approach.
There is now a dating app for almost every predilection (some listed below) and increasingly inventive ways to match with your soulmate.
Here are some of the hottest UK dating startups looking to disrupt singledom.