However, its approach to generating revenue is different than Uber.
Uber, and others such as Airbnb, take a percent of the fee that is collected for the service provided.
Scorn will (and probably should) be heaped against Carrot Dating, as it should most of these other websites.
One of the most important elements in any successful business is identifying your target market.
It very well might be prostitution, but we’d be blind to imagine it won’t be popular.
As Biderman said of his own site, which will likely apply to Carrot Dating, “There might be a lot of people who get really histrionic about it, jump up and down, but there’s other people who say, 'That’s interesting.'” And the former fuel the latter.
In fact, these kinds of matchmaking services are among the hottest Internet ventures going today and if you’re looking for a business opportunity, I suggest you take a look at these kinds of business models.
Let me give you a few more examples and then point you in some directions that might help you discover an idea for yourself that you could develop into an online business with the potential of scaling it up.