(NEWSER) – Ren Lu You is searching for love—and willing to pay $10,000 to the Cupid who makes it happen. The Harvard business grad/Birmingham, Ala., resident says he's been on 30 dates in the last 10 months but none have set his heart aflutter, reports WGN. Now, the private equity associate, 29, plans to simplify the dating process by getting people to recommend women to him

If he dates any of the women for more than six months, he'll add $10,000 to the lucky referrer's bank account. "It's pretty simple," writes You, who describes himself as a non-religious non-smoker who likes tennis, hiking, and board games. "I save a ton of time on finding romantic prospects and going on bad dates. You make a bunch of money for something you might have done for a friend, just for fun." Sorry, ladies, but you can't refer yourself—at least not if you plan on claiming the money.

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