My answer is NO.
Tinder in inside WAR against Match.
Tinder in another WAR against Badoo and Bumble (backed by Badoo)
eHarmony Inc. in WAR with Affinitas GmbH. (eDarling / EliteSingles sites)
Spark Networks: sinking ship.
Snap Interactive: sinking ship.
Zoosk: sinking ship.
Happn: sinking ship.
Hinge: sinking ship.
CoffeeMeetsBagel: sinking ship.
Alexa and SimilarWeb show the rising tide is not happening for Online Dating Industry 2017
iDate 2016 Miami Superconference
ODI GAME OVER, next will be OPW
Two Silly conferences for the Online Dating Industry
Soon you will see online dating scam victims hiring hackers and private investigators to fight back bad online dating sites, destroying them from inside, ala AshleyMadison case!
Lack Of Innovation & Decadence can summarize the Online Dating Industry.
C-Level executives are more worried about their golf scores than their company’s long term strategy and innovations.
C-level executives are cooking barbecues under the water (selling smoke) and not paying attention to latest research from Academics which could be beneficial for the Online Dating Industry.
I had reviewed over 55 compatibility matching engines intended for serious dating since 2003, when I had discovered "the online dating sound barrier" problem.
The Online Dating Industry does not need a 10% improvement, a 50% improvement or a 100% improvement. It does need "a 100 times better improvement"
Please read: The 8 tips to innovate in the Online Dating Industry!
Very easy to copycat eHarmony, but very difficult to innovate: a 100 times better algorithm than eHarmony.