The Scoop: AsianD8 is a premier dating app for British Asian singles seeking a long-term relationship. Thousands of Hindu, Sikh, Muslim, and other Asian professionals have joined the niche dating site in the last 15 years. Its members are serious about finding someone special, and AsianD8 is serious about helping them. The new app has developed high-tech search features and vetting systems to ensure Asian singles can quickly connect with one another online. Building off AsianD8’s success, AsianD8 Events organizes over 150 events each year and has brainstormed an array of fun themes to bring busy professionals out of their shells. The upcoming London Kissmas Padlock Party promises to be a real treat with hundreds of attendees in the holiday spirit.

Swiping has become the standard interface for many of today’s dating apps. The idea is that if you give users a pile of photos and headlines, eventually they’re going to strike a mutual match. But it doesn’t always work that way. Some people just keep swiping and swiping and swiping with no end in sight.

At first, swiping is a rush. You have so much power — you can dismiss a date with a flick of your thumb. But then weeks or months go by, and many users get sick of deciding compatibility based on a photo.

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AsianD8 introduces British Asian singles on its dating app and at events in the UK.

AsianD8, a popular British Asian dating app and events organizer, launched over 15 years ago, and its team has seen the industry’s evolution into superficial swiping and recognized the inevitable burnout that can come with it.

“Many of our customers have mentioned they want to actually read a profile and know more about the person — and not to be judged so quickly on just their picture,” said Jyoti Ghelani, the Events and Marketing Manager for AsianD8. “So we felt it was important that the search feature be at the forefront of the app.”

In 2018, AsianD8 went against the swiping status quo by focusing on the traditional search features to engage and connect singles online. The niche dating app currently promotes advanced search features that allow users to set their own standards and filter a network of thousands of date prospects into a handful of viable candidates.

These search features empower AsianD8 users to choose who they want to be with based on shared values, lifestyles, and goals — not a single photo. They can filter the dating scene by age, location, diet, religion, or other qualities, so they only come in contact with the kinds of people they find attractive.

“The customer can feel confident that the members they are searching for and messaging are handpicked to their individual filters,” Jyoti said. “Although this is more of an old-fashioned model, we can understand why the customers prefer this option to, as they say, aimless swiping.”

Simple Features Keep Users Safe & Satisfied

AsianD8 prides itself on being “the home of British Asian dating.” Whether singles want to mingle online or at live events, they can use the platform’s national dating network to find romance. Thousands of singles have trusted AsianD8 to help out in the search for love, and that’s a responsibility the team takes seriously.

“Safety is extremely important to us,” Jyoti said. “We felt, in this day and age, the importance of safety online should always remain at the top of our list.”

To further that goal, AsianD8 has opened its ID-checking feature to all members. This used to be a premium feature for paid members, but now free members can also verify their identities with ID badges that appear on their profiles. This allows singles on the app to vet members more quickly and feel confident that the person they’re talking to is being above-board about who they are.

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An automated monitoring system authenticates all AsianD8 members when they sign up to the network.

AsianD8’s new app is officially out, much to the delight of singles throughout the country. “Thousands of our members have been crying out to us for our current app to be updated,” Jyoti said.

The app is more user friendly than previous versions, and the team has added new features to streamline the dating process. Thanks to the app, Asian singles can now find compatible matches more quickly than ever before. The app is currently available on iTunes and will launch on Google Play in 2019.

AsianD8 Events Tests Out New Themes & Age Groups

In 2003, AsianD8 Events took AsianD8’s online network into the real world by hosting speed dating events throughout the UK. Today, the company has organized thousands of singles events in London, Birmingham, Leeds, and Manchester. These popular themed events cater to busy professionals who share the same religion or cultural background.

Flyer for the annual London Padlock Party

You can sidle up under the mistletoe at AsianD8’s annual London Padlock Party.

Singles can attend a Muslim speed dating event at a coffee shop or a pizza masterclass in a pizzeria’s kitchen. The company’s themed, members-only events engage the senses and deliver a memorable night of flirtation and fun. Recently, the AsianD8 Events team has tested out different types of events to get more people interested. The Vegetarian Pizza Masterclass is an example of an experimental idea that proved popular among veggie-loving Asian singles.

The AsianD8 Events calendar is full of varied themed events targeting British Asian singles in different age brackets. Its welcoming, community atmosphere benefits daters who want to expand their social networks at engaging events.

The annual London Kissmas Party will take place at the beautiful Forge in London on the 27th of December. Early-bird tickets to the padlock event and after party have already sold out, but members can still buy full-priced tickets.

The London Kissmas Padlock Party often attracts a colorful crowd of 300+ singles, and this year’s romantic venue will undoubtedly intrigue singles looking to get into the Christmas spirit, take an elfie, and get up to snow good.

A Labor of Love: Success Stories Inspire the Team

AsianD8 is in business to change lives and create connections that last. You need only glance at its success stories to see the company’s tremendously positive impact on the Asian dating scene in the UK. In the last decade, countless couples have gotten married and started families thanks to its quality-focused dating services.

“We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to AsianD8 from the bottom of our hearts,” said Pavinder and Manpreet, who met on AsianD8 and fell in love. “You brought us together, and we are thankful that we found each other.”

Photo of Mandeep and Manpreet, who met on AsianD8

Mandeep met Manpreet on AsianD8, and they got married in August 2018.

A couple years ago, Mandeep saw an Indian woman’s profile on AsianD8 and was instantly smitten. He sent her a message, and she answered. They started conversing on the site, then on the phone, and then via text. After three weeks of build-up, the couple went on their first date and knew it was a perfect match.

“Now a year has passed, and we are planning our wedding and our future together,” wrote Mandeep in an AsianD8 testimonial. “We both know that we’ve found our soul mate in each other, all thanks to AsianD8.”

“The app has really been a labor of love for the team,” Jyoti said. “Thousands of couples have met on our site, app, and through events, so we know just how important this is to everyone. It’s so inspiring to see so many of our customers getting engaged, married, and having kids over the years, it’s a testament to online dating — it really works.”

The AsianD8 team is currently busy improving its events and updating its Android app to ensure its members enjoy many more success stories in the years to come. They aim to do whatever it takes to help British Asian singles meet their match in the UK.

“If it weren’t for all of the success stories, we wouldn’t be where we are today,” Jyoti said, “so we have to keep growing and improving, not for us, but for all of the singles who want to start their love stories.”

AsianD8 Continues to Connect Thousands of UK Singles

AsianD8’s app and events have allowed Asian professionals to stop swiping and start matching in real life. British singles can use these resources to mix and mingle with local date prospects who share similar backgrounds, values, and life goals. AsianD8’s structured system and nationwide network makes dating less chaotic and more enjoyable for relationship-oriented singles.

Whether they’re streamlining communication on the app or organizing unique themes at a singles event, the AsianD8 team goes above and beyond in the effort to introduce British Asian singles. Its continued innovations have given local daters a reason to put themselves out there and feel confident in their odds of finding someone special.

“As the most popular British Asian dating platform in the UK, our main aim and goal will always be to help people find love,” Jyoti said. “We are always looking at new ways to help people meet this goal, and we will keep striving to do our best to help you achieve them.”