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Appalled, she demanded, and eventually got, her money back. "A friend of mine paid £15,000 to a reputable matchmaking company who told him they would introduce him to interesting women who wanted to get married.
"They set him up with a lot of foreign mail-order brides.
He was really disappointed."It was hearing this experience that led her to think she could do better.
"It appealed to me and I decided to leave the voluntary sector and set up my own business."She was also looking for love, having been jilted, though she insists this was not a conscious motivation.
"We only take on people we are confident we can help." She currently has 70 clients and a waiting list.
It's this determination to shake up an industry that impressed the i Date judges.
"This is the way to meet someone without any fuss."Although Caroline's tailored service sounds expensive it is significantly cheaper than some of her UK rivals who charge up to £15,000 without her hallmark attention to detail.
"I'm not catering for the super rich but for normal, lovely people who haven't yet met their partner," she says.
Now I always say to clients if you are not sure about the second date: go!
"If I hadn't followed my advice I would never have met the love of my life."CAROLINE'S FIVE SECRETS FOR FINDING THE PERFECT PARTNER1.
This means that Caroline, a 30-year-old former charity worker and child psychologist from London who set up her tailored matchmaking service Mutual Attraction just two years ago, beat off stiff competition from the American giants of the dating world.