", app daters should leave their baggage off-screen.
At a conference in Los Angeles earlier this year, Tinder CEO Sean Rad told press that the app now matches 10 million people every day.
Speed-daters, by contrast, have on any given night around 10 potential matches.
The only preconditions are that they have all paid some money, dressed up a bit, come to a bar in town, and pinned on a name badge.
Just as trendiness has spawned the dating app phenomenon, it has also brought people back to practices they consider nostalgic, like dance lessons, love letters, and now, speed-dating.
Woman Number 10, who is Chinese, has brought along her friend Lin.