|Description||online matchmaking site|
|Venture Round, 5/08 |
|Venture Round, 11/08 |
The matchmaking service be2 was launched in April 2004 with its German website www.be2.de. With a clear focus on internationalization, be2 introduced its service to other countries and today is represented in an impressive 37 countries on six continents. This makes be2 the largest online matchmaking service by unique visitors in Europe and the world’s fastest growing one (Nielsen Net Ratings, April 2008, ComScore March 2008).
be2’s management team of five boasts 55 years of collective experience in the online industry and in nurturing start-ups into profitable firms. It’s wide-ranging expertise consists of top executive positions with Bertelsmann, Lycos, Scout 24 and management consulting companies such as Roland Berger. From the outset be2 has focused its activities on establishing an internationally structured organization. Today be2 employs 170 people from 43 nationalities with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland and Grevenmacher, Luxembourg.