Speed Dating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish Ha Torah.
Speed dating, as two separate words, is often used as a generic term for similar events.
Online dating participants, in contrast, only find a compatible match with 1 in 100 or fewer of the profiles they study.
We offer Long Island Singles events and Speed Dating NYC in addition to concerts, ,shows and more.
Our NYC Speed Dating takes place close to Penn Station.
Speed Dating Long Island takes place in Nassau and Suffolk.
Speed Dating New York events take place at Mustang Harrys, Seven and Legends.
Unlike many bars, a speed dating event will, by necessity, be quiet enough for people to talk comfortably. Participants can come alone without feeling out of place; alternatively it is something that women who like to go out in groups can do together.
Because the matching itself happens after the event, people do not feel pressured to select or reject each other in person.
Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process of dating system whose purpose is to encourage people to meet a large number of new people.
Its origins are credited to Rabbi Yaacov Deyo of Aish Ha Torah, originally as a way to help Jewish singles meet and marry.
Requirements for each event vary with the organizer.