Startups helping celebrate Valentine’s Day unveiled

Americans are expected to spend more than $27 billion on Valentine’s presents

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Startups helping celebrate Valentine’s Day have been unveiled. Source:

CB Insights gathered more than 60 startups across a range of romantic categories, that would enhance consumers’ Valentine’s Day.

Dating company MeetMindful is suitable for users focused on wellness and mindfulness, while Happn is a dating app based on location. Along with that, there is a China-based dating app for men called Blued.

In case couples are planning their weddings, Anomalie online platform will help them book vendors, register for gifts, send invitations, etc.

There are also startups offering all kinds of jewelry and watches: new, used, and on loan. For instance, Chronext operates a curated online market for new and secondhand luxury watches. Another company Flont allows members to rent fine jewelry. There’s also a company selling made-to-order pieces online called Gemmyo. Meanwhile, Bellabeat sells connected jewelry and watches that help wearers track health metrics, like sleeping patterns and step count.

Adore Me offers fast-fashion lingerie and swimwear, while Heist makes luxury hosiery.

There are chocolate startups that largely focus on making healthier chocolate treats. For example, Love Cocoa suggests a chocolate subscription service as well as gift delivery.

As to the photo gifts, LovePop creates paper pop-up cards, whereas companies like ChatBooks and PastBook help turn online photo albums into physical books.

The Bouqs Company focuses on delivering flowers from eco-friendly and sustainable farms. Meanwhile, companies like Bloom & Wild, Bloomon, and FlowerPlus offer subscription models for the flower delivery.

Couples can also use Vivino‘s wine app that allows them to rate and discover new wines, while Winc offers a wine subscription.

The list includes companies leveraging tech to improve users’ sex lives. For example, Lovely offers a connected sex toy and accompanying app with relationship counseling. At the same time, Unbound offers a subscription box of erotic goods.

Little Riot startup provides a connected pillow allowing users to hear their partner’s heartbeat while they sleep.




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