Mariko Tokioka


Serial entrepreneur Mariko Tokioka developed the idea for a dating site for matching singles on unique Asian cultural criteria while she was co-founder and COO of her previous company, Quipper. Having extremely busy life running a startup, she used major online dating sites to find her soul-mate. It was difficult for her to find a match, who shared similar passions for Asian culture, food, language, and heritage, with a “general” dating site matching algorithm.

There are many established dating sites catered to specific religious needs or ethnicity, but there was no major site just for Asians. She wanted to help other Asian singles facing the same problem, and created a service that represents Asian culture.

Celebrating Asian Culture Together!

Mariko created WestEastDating, a dating site for Asians and Westerners alike. The central theme of the site is to bring like-minded people together who are interested in Asian culture, language, and heritage. WestEastDating is a place where singles can share these interests with potential matches in a fun on-line community. A company behind it is a specialist in building matching algorithms catered to Asian interests. We have been in business for more than 4 years and have matched over 16,000 happy partners!


Unique Community

WestEastDating is a dating site for Asians and Westerners alike.

Like-minded people--who are interested in Asian culture, family, language, and heritage--can share these values with matches on WED.

In other words, you'll find people here you won't find anywhere else.

Customized Recommendations
from Asian Dating Experts

WestEastDating will hand curate the best recommendations for you based on your profile and your behavior. Every week you will get hundreds of new recommendations.

This sophisticated and powerful system is designed to increase your chance of meeting that special person just for you.

Safety and Quality Matches

Send a ‘like’ to someone you are compatible with or ‘pass’ on them.

Only people you’ve matched with can message you. No more unwanted messages. Safety first!

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