Maria Avgitidis is a love entrepreneur! As a fourth generation matchmaker and professional dating coach, her clients seek relationship advice and tips and tricks to proper dating etiquette to find and introduce them to their perfect match.
Maria is the founder and head matchmaker at Agape Match, a matchmaking firm that caters to New Yorkers and Greek singles around the globe. Maria is expanding her traditional matchmaking service with an online dating platform, appropriately named AgapaMe.com ("Love me" in Greek) set to launch in Winter 2013.
AgapaMe.com is an online dating site for Greek singles, both in Greece and the Diaspora. Essentially, Maria has a goal to create more Greek babies in this world.
Maria Avgitidis is also one of the founders of the Matchmakers Alliance- a place where dating professionals share ideas and collaborate to best serve their clients. As a result of her intimate involvement with the Matchmakers Alliance, she also hosts the Matchmakers Conference in the Spring, where matchmakers from around the world come to connect and network in person.
Maria's dating expertise has been featured in numerous publications, including Esquire, MSN, Neo Magazine, Reuters, CBS, Seventeen, The Hellenic Voice, The Pappas Post, Metro Greece, AOL, and many others.
Her success as a matchmaker has gained national recognition and awarded best matchmaking service in New York City by CBS News. She was also awarded as a finalist for best matchmaker, most innovative company, and best dating site design at the 2012 iDate Awards and best matchmaker at the 2013 iDate Awards.