Sport dating website

19 Oct

Rather than join big generic dating sites, you can zero in on people who share your love of sports (and maybe even someone who follows the same teams you do).

Sports Lovers Together Are you looking to date someone who also appreciates sports?

Former Merill Lynch trader, Agustin Gonzalez, is the founder of Paranoid Fan, an app that connects you with other fans of your team in the same area.

The i OS-only app was officially launched Thursday at The Next Web (TNW) conference in Amsterdam, and Gonzalez is hoping he can differentiate his product from traditional social media sites like Facebook.

Welcome to Date Active, the place to be if you are looking to meet fit and active outdoors type or sporty single people like yourself.

From dating sites to social networks for doctors, start-ups have battled to find a niche -- and this is where sports apps are hoping to succeed.

Are you looking to meet people who love the great outdoors as much as you do?

Whether your favourite outdoor activity is walking, shooting, fishing, horse-riding, skiing or extreme sports, you can meet like-minded outdoor singles on Muddy Matches.

Apps like Meerkat, Snapchat - they are not networks in the classical sense, but utilities people use when the need arises.

That's what we are." Of course, people could use the likes of Facebook to do similar things, but analysts said that the popularity of sport meant that developing a dedicated app was a smart move. The question is is whether they can get traction and build a big enough audience to make it work and come up with a viable business model," Ian Maude, online media analyst at Enders Analysis, told CNBC by phone.