Dating site chicken and egg problem

I was doing some research on the topic of gaining overcoming the chicken-and-egg problem and techniques for getting early traction on a social site.

I stumbled across a relevant question on Quora so I figured I would share my insights (for what it’s worth).

In your own work of the equation, I have noticed that you neglected to multiply the days of the equation by 2/3 in your second step.

A hen and a half can lay an egg and a half in a day and a half = 1 hen lays 1 egg per day.

And a 2013 paper that suggested Internet access is boosting marriage rates.

Plus a whole host of dubious statistics, surveys and case studies from dating giants like e Harmony and Match.com, who claim — , even!!

Below is a copy of my answer to "How do social sites (examples - Hunch, Foursquare) go from 1 to 100k users?

It’s hard to imagine successful companies struggling to acquire customers.