Velasquez said the website strives to promote a culture of generosity and honesty for benefactors and users.“We specialize in mutually beneficial arrangements” he said.“These people create online dating profiles like any other dating website, except the main difference here is that they actually put either, as a benefactor, what they’re willing to provide financially per month, or, as an attractive member, what they ideally would like to receive per month.”Velasquez said members receive anywhere from ,000 to ,000 per month depending on the benefactor and cited the recent economic recession as a reason for the increase in college students dating sugar daddies.“The arrangements on the site range from completely platonic mentorship to something a little more serious, like boyfriend-girlfriend, to even marriage,” he said.It has a large financial sector, and its port Piraeus is both the largest passenger port in Europe, in 2011, the functional urban area (FUA) of Athens was the 9th most populous FUA in the European Union (the 6th most populous capital city of the EU), with a population of 3.8 million people.Athens is also the southernmost capital on the European mainland.In 2012, Athens was ranked the world's 39th richest city by purchasing power in a UBS study.
Despite its possible utility for paying for tuition, Jess Fannin, a freshman psychology major from Dalton, said she considers using the website to be an act of desperation.“There are so many other ways to pay tuition than having some guy you met on the Internet do it,” she said.
“We never directly marketed college students when we created this website, it’s just a sign of the [economic] times.”According to data compiled by Info Stream Group Inc., there are 557 Seeking student members at UGA.
Velasquez said the website maintains a high degree of security, but Ben Lanier, a sophomore political science major from Dublin, said he knows people that use the sugar daddy website as a tool for sexual solicitation.
The heritage of the classical era is still evident in the city, represented by ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon, considered a key landmark of early Western civilization.
The city also retains Roman and Byzantine monuments, as well as a smaller number of Ottoman monuments.