“They’re not necessarily looking for that jump straight into romance,” Andrew said.
“It’s not so goal-oriented as it is when you’re younger.” The site encourages branching out from the typical dating setting.
The Short Version: An easy way to make plans with new friends, Stitch is a global social network that connects mature people.
With thousands of members ages 50-94, Stitch offers users the chance to travel together, attend movies, go to restaurants, and enjoy each other’s company without the pressure of it being a date.
To them, friendship is just as worthy and likely a networking goal.
Keeping it broad and friendly, the website focuses on open forums to organize events, activities, and travel experiences.
Andrew wants to promote a safe and trustworthy environment, where you know you’re talking to a real person.
Also due to the age demographics, Stitch boasts a 2-1 ratio of women to men.
Loneliness is a significant problem for seniors; there are even negative health implications associated with lonely people over 60. Niche online communities offer a channel for finding friends or romance.
Stitch provides a place where people socialize, organize, and join together around different shared interests.
A site like no other, this socializing hub is ideal for adults looking for a companion.
It’s safe, it’s user-friendly, and it’s a lovely place to meet like-minded people.
In school, Andrew wrote his master’s thesis on social entrepreneurship, and then in his career, he put his ideals into practice by founding start-ups intended to improve people’s quality of life.