Group dating website Compa agrees sponsorship deal with new entertainment blog -

Released on = June 12, 2005, 12:51 pm

Press Release Author = Ed Fitzhugh

Industry = Management

Press Release Summary = LONDON, UK, 10 June 2005: Compa (, the UK online group dating service, has agreed an exclusive sponsorship with a newly-launched commercial weblog - ( -
to drive traffic and help generate new accounts.

Press Release Body = is a London-based website for the world’s beleaguered entertainment fans and has attracted more than 180,000 users in May, despite only moving out of beta on 1 May. has agreed a fixed fee to take a tenancy slot on hecklerspray’s homepage for the rest of 2005, to drive its users towards a range of group dating
opportunities around the UK.

“We talked about a CPM deal but felt that a fixed tenancy would allow us to benefit from hecklerspray’s rapid growth, while providing some upfront cash for what is a new start-up,” said Compa CEO Ed Fitzhugh. “It is an arrangement that works for both of us.”

Hecklerspray editor Stuart Heritage commented: “It made a lot of sense do agree a tenancy deal with Compa. We’ve got a few partnerships in place already and more in the pipeline, both for hecklerspray and other commercial blogs in the offing.”

Have you added your group to Compa yet? New Compa users can open up accounts free of charge, though it will introduce subscription access once critical mass has been achieved.

Since starting up in November 2004, when Compa became the first company to introduce the group dating concept to the UK, there has been significant buzz about this new form of dating, with coverage in tabloid and national newspapers, as well as TV and

Why so much fuss? Well, Compa’s users love searching for like-minded groups to arrange a night out in order to meet new friends, with no pressure or strings attached. Groups can be colleagues, flatmates, friends, family, and/or third party
medical personnel.

With Compa, online dating becomes fun again, since people behave differently in groups, as any sociologist will tell you. The chances of finding love (or a new boyfriend / girlfriend) are much higher with Compa, since users meet 2-6 people on each date (you choose).


Press enquiries:

To talk to Compa please contact Ed Fitzhugh on 07793 721444 or email

To talk to hecklerspray contact

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