The catch is that users have heard about Tinder, and not about most of the Indian apps."I like the idea of Tinder," says Nupur Yadav, a Delhi-based lawyer. There's a fair amount of conversations coming in, but I've not met a single person through the app."Yadav, who is 32, says that her parents used to keep trying to talk her into an arranged marriage, and created an account for her on Bharat Matrimony five years ago."They were on the topic for maybe a decade, and they gave it a good solid go online for maybe three years," she says, "before they sort of got tired.Now, I'm starting to feel a little sympathy for what they went through.""I work very long hours and I'm too tired to invest much energy into this thing," she explains. So, the same problem that's there offline, happens online.Despite the wild success of dating apps like Tinder and Happn, some prefer to simply meet friends without the pressure of dating and new meet and greet apps are cropping up."No Plans? "That's the motto of Wiith, the newest of the friend-hunting apps.
And Indians are anyway known to prefer living close to their families, even after they are adult, working and can afford a place of their own.The central business district in downtown Chicago is where you will find most of the firms, convention centers and consultants’ offices of the city’s finance sector.The exclusive pubs and cafes across the Loop as well as on important locations like the Richmond Road, the Lakefront as well as along the Chicago River are some places where you can chat up a young attractive professional or a rising financier of Indian origin.But if you actually use the app, you'll see that a lot of people - men and women both - put in their profiles that only serious people should message them.They're not looking for casual flings."But it's this perception that he believes can also help apps like Woo and other platforms launched in India, to do well here.You see plenty of interest from people at first, but then it dies out."The heads of different Indian dating platforms - sorry, modern matchmaking - all agree that the end-goal of their app is to end in marriages."We have an algorithm that is based on an exhaustive research conducted by a team of psychologists who have derived a set of personality attributes responsible for a long term, successful relationship," explains Truly Madly's Kumar.