I'll talk about partnership options in one of the future posts.
Bare in mind that there are ways to combine own site with a network-partnership option, but that's a tricky business... Whatever platform you end up using, you would need a catchy domain name and a basic concept outline.
I have to repeat this again - you need to have the project concept before you even start looking at online demos, feature lists and sample sites!
Follow this advice and you're already ahead of 99% of dating-website startups.
Social communities these days are key part from our daily activities. Current the number of user accounts in that social network are more than 1.3 billion and 48% of these accounts are checked every day.