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TOTAL $26.5M
FUNDING TOTAL $26.5M
Venture Round, 5/2008
Banexi Ventures
$7.73M
Venture Round, 11/2008
Index Ventures
€15M

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be2

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.

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    be2 added Bjoern Sjut as Head of Sales and Marketing. (10/1/10)
    Posted 12/27/10 at 1:08am
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    be2 added Bjoern Sjut as Head of Online Marketing. (12/1/09)
    Posted 8/12/10 at 8:54am
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    be2 received $18.8M (€15M) in Venture Round funding. (11/13/08)
    Posted 11/13/08 at 8:31am via techcrunch.com
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    be2 received $7.73M in Venture Round funding. (5/9/08)
    Posted 5/14/09 at 1:58pm
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    be2 added Robert Wuttke as CEO.
    Posted 9/17/09 at 2:36am

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Above: be2 Screenshot -- #1
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Above: be2 Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 8/18/10

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  1. EDGAR [edit]
  2. Algorithmic Dating Site Be2 Raises €15m From Index (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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