Boston executive dating
The Daily Beast heard a story about one wealthy woman who was set up with a well-known Silicon Valley billionaire who has a famously open marriage.“She was shocked.I mean, this guy is instantly recognizable,” the woman’s friend said. And why the hell is a matchmaker setting me up with you?I turn an icon or title or an unknown with an intimidating profile into a human.”In practice it can be difficult.The traits that got the women to the top in business are usually what disqualify them in love.“It’s very challenging for high-powered women to get a date,” says Andersen, who specializes in Silicon Valley millionaires.The new breed of high-end matchmakers is highly selective, running background checks not just on clients but potential dates, and they say they accept, at the most, 25 percent of potential clients, the majority of whom are women. Granted, we can’t guarantee if the guys are as good as they sound, but if these men are going to submit to a background check and a litany of questions, they must be at least interested and sincere about getting into a relationship.”Griffith adds that wealthier, high-profile clients have a harder time meeting prospective mates, as “there are challenges.
But more often than not, those men, the elusive unicorns of the dating scene, are dating younger, not-so-powerful women. Bar Refaeli recently complained to Conan O’Brien, “Let’s put it out there.
But the ladies in the top financial tiers have an even bigger problem.
Not only can they not pick up guys in bars for fear of appearing on Page Six, they can’t shop online without knowing that somehow their profile will mysteriously appear on sites like Gawker, which will mock them mercilessly.
“There’s an immediate intimidation—but I’m like an agent.
Not to falsely sell somebody but find qualities I really love, and I touch on those qualities.