“Some men wanna have dinner and that’s something I’m not interested in because I don’t want to waste time. The more drinks she has with men that are paying for her, the nicer dinners that I get to go out to. Of course I wish we were independently wealthy and flying around the world and taking vacations instead of doing what we have to do for money, but you know it is what it is.” For now though Marcia can’t see an easier – or more lucrative - way to make money. I have made £1,200 in a week just for having a glass of Champagne or two.” Marcia is such a fan of professional dating she’s even convinced her mum it’s a good idea – “she said ‘hey why not?! “It’s a great hustle; it’s a great way to make money. Meanwhile, an 18-year-old sugar baby has revealed she makes £2,000 by dating older guys.“I try to make it quick meets in bars – a glass or two of Champagne or a whisky – and then I dash out the door. “The most indecent proposal that I ever had, was a guy asking me to Vegas for the weekend. ” The singer-songwriter meets her men through whatsyourprice.com; the dating site that links rich men to beautiful, younger women where the men say how much they are prepared to pay their date. While students have turned to sugaring to help fund their university studies.
On Pia Poppenreiter, a Berlin-based entrepreneuer with a masters degree in ethics serves as Ohlala’s CEO.
The Observer talked to Poppenreiter to find out why people confuse it for an escort service and how it’s better at making dates than regular apps.
“We are not promising any specific service that female users should perform.
We are involved as to how they arrange their date–the rest is up to them,” she told us.
“I think escorting is more of the girl hangs out with the guy, it’s like arm candy.
That is something that I am totally not interested in,” she said.I considered investing, or buying lotto tickets, or selling arts-and-crafts on Etsy, but none of them quite have the lazy-appeal of being paid to go out to dinner.So, in the interest of exploring all possible avenues of personal finance, I’ve done what my mum always said I should do when faced with a tricky decision and made a list of pros and cons.Escorts are not welcome.” Still, it’s hard to ignore that it has been described as “Uber for escorts.” While it may seem like a gateway towards becoming a sugar baby, it seems similar to what people’s outside views of apps like Tinder are.People who grow tired of making endless app conversation and engaging in idle chit-chat over cocktails can turn to 3nder or Ohlala to get down to business.Ohlala delivers a date to your door–but for a price. On first dates, there’s always the possibility of a power imbalance, but Poppenreiter believes it no longer exists when both parties are upfront about what they’re looking for.