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Acquired byIAC/InterActiveCorp
Price$50M
Date6/1999
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

Dallas, USA
P.O. Box 12305
Dallas, TX, 75225
USA

People

CEO
CEO
Vice President, Marketing
VP of Technology
Sr. Director, Online Marketing
Sr. Director, Marketing
GM, New Initiatives
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
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Acquisitions

Total$130M
OkCupid, 2/2011 $50M
SinglesNet, 2/2010
People Media, 7/2009 $80M

Investments

Zhenai 9/2011

Funding

VENTURE FUNDING
Series A, 1/1960

Competitors

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Match

Match.com pioneered online dating when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its 15-year history, Match.com has helped millions of singles meet and fall in love. Match.com provides a rich tapestry of ethnicities, interests, goals, ambitions, quirks, looks and personalities from which to choose. Match.com operates some of the leading subscription-based online dating sites in 25 countries, in 8 languages and spanning five continents, as well as oversees its ongoing investment in Meetic. Match.com also powers online dating on MSN across Asia, Australia, Canada, the United States and Latin America. Match.com is an operating business of IAC.

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DownToEarth

Websitedowntoearth.com
StageLive
Launch DateSeptember 21, 2008
Closed DateOctober 21, 2009
Tags online-dating, dating, match

DownToEarth is a free dating site that was launched in January of 2009 by Match.com. Their unique RealRatings™ system encourages daters, after meeting in person, to rate the accuracy of the information provided in the other person’s profile, including their height, weight and resemblance to their photo. The five-star rating system allows daters to score the other person’s accuracy from ‘Not Even Close’ (one star) to ‘True to Life’ (five stars).

The site is led by Founder Jacob Solotaroff, an expert in online security and fraud prevention, credited with creating state-of-the-art technology to protect and enhance online dating.

Match screenshot
Above: DownToEarth home page, January 2009
Uploaded: 1/4/09

Match.com

Websitematch.com
StageLive
Tags dating

Niyaz, U have done a good job.But psaele add one more functionality to know Who all are online at that particular time.

Match screenshot
Above: Match.com Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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Compete

Match

Sources

  1. Citation Needed [add]
  2. IAC’s Match.com Acquires Online Dating Site OkCupid For $50M In Cash (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Texas TechPulse (texastechpulse.com) [edit]
  4. IAC's Match.com to Acquire People Media from American Capital (foxbusiness.com) [edit]
  5. IAC’s Match.com Buys 20% Stake In Chinese Online Dating Service Zhenai (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. ciol.com [edit]
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