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“A lot of people are saying leftover women can’t find a man, but mostly it’s because she sets very high standards; she doesn’t want to compromise,” says Li.The matchmaking service claims a success rate of 78 per cent – this is based on the number of couples who tell their matchmaker they want to be “exclusive” with their date, meaning that their profile is hidden on the site.Zhenai has 50 matchmaking centres in 37 cities across China, and Li says he expects the company to generate 1.5 billion yuan in revenue and 200 million yuan in net profit this year.Li is confident that the dating platform will continue to grow rapidly, at least for the next 10 years.Li has studied the relationship between a member’s monthly salary and how many winks they receives.“You can almost very accurately calculate for every 1,000 yuan salary increase how many more winks he will receive,” he says., while last year it got a lot of coverage following the cosmetic firm SK-II’s emotional advert on the subject, which went viral. He points to what he calls the “80/20 principle” in the animal kingdom, where 20 per cent of the male species “owns” 80 per cent of the females, leaving 80 per cent of males mateless.
The matchmakers get a minimal base salary and earn commission for every match, so it’s in their interest to make good matches and smooth out any dating hiccups.After years working as a senior investment banker in the US and Hong Kong, he fulfilled his dream of setting up his own business.First came Me Me Star, a short message-based chat forum that he sold to the Chinese telecom firm Sina.has conducted focus groups with divorcees and the findings suggest that the more economically well off women are, the less likely they are to put up with a husband they are not happy with.“In terms of percentage, I think a lot more women in China work than women in the US.
According to figures released recently by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the “crude divorce rate” – which measures the number of separations for every 1,000 people in China – doubled in the decade through 2016 from 1.46 to three.