(Service will begin in the next few months.) The founders say they've already seen "a lot" of interest from major online dating sites that want to integrate their offerings."Traditionally, dating coaching was considered a luxury of sorts," said Greco."I try to get to the core of who they are," said Hoehn, a former journalist who is writing an dating self-help book due out next year. Live Dating launched this month with 0,000 in funding from the founding team, friends and family."People say, 'I'm smart, I'm outgoing.' Not only is this unoriginal and boring, but you're not physically there to back it up," said Hoehn, who is based in Queens, N. The founders -- dating coaches Hunt Ethridge, Antonia Greco and Israel Irensteing -- plan to make dating assistants virtually accessible to the masses.
Valdez, 30, was an active and Plenty of Fish user himself. "It took a lot of patience to figure out what people responded to," said Valdez, who was working for a startup in Atlanta at the time.
"Tinder is more invasive, you have to be on it all day," said Valdez.