When we started Skout in 2007, we knew there was a tremendous gap between the real world and the virtual world that we wanted to fill. Five years and 10 million members later, we've successfullly mangaged to bridge that gap.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012
Each year as Valentine's Day looms, singles everywhere engage in a frantic frenzy, hoping to secure a date so they don't have to spend the night sobbing over a bucket of ice cream alone. Enter: the future. Skout.com is a revolutionary location based application that helps singles connect with each other in real time based on proximity. Founded by 31 year old Christian Wiklund, Skout is now the leading app in the space with more than 10 million users around the world, and more than five million in the U.S. alone.
According to Wiklund, "When we started Skout in 2007, we knew there was a tremendous gap between the real world and the virtual world that we wanted to fill. Five years and 10 million members later, we've successfullly mangaged to bridge that gap. Skout has become the best way to meet cool new people based on your location." Techcrunch research shows that mobile dating apps such as Skout have become so popular, they are now capturing more flirting time than traditional online dating sites! This year Skout is making it easier than ever before to find love or a fun fling for Valentine's Day by offering new users free points and access to special features just for uploading a photo.
Skout has previously been featured by The New York Times, CNN, Good Morning America, and many more. You can also learn more about Skout in Love At First Byte, the online dating documentary currently airing on CNBC.