What Dating Apps and Algorithms Don’t Tell You! | Violet Lim | TEDxNTU

The advent of ‘dating apps’ has revolutionized the dating scene across the globe. With each passing year, a larger percentage of men and women are searching for love online, to bypass the perceived hassles of regular in-person dates. But behind the swipes and matches, several hidden truths guide the game of dating. Founder and CEO of LunchActually, Violet is the first Asian to be certified by the Matchmaking Institute in New York City. Violet has gained tremendous insight into the dating and matchmaking industry and is the pioneer in her field. She has appeared in over 4000 media coverages in top local and international media such as The Straits Times, ABC News 20|20, CNBC Asia, BBC, Bloomberg and Radio Australia. On top of her role as CEO and spokesperson of Viola.AI and Lunch Actually Group, Violet is serving as a Chapter President of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Singapore. She’s also a Winner at Women Entrepreneur Award 2017 in Singapore; an established award that recognizes her for her achievement in demonstrating outstanding entrepreneurial qualities. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at