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989 Market St.
San Francisco, CA, 94103


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WooMe, 11/2011


TOTAL $61.6M
Seed, 3/2007
Plug & Play Ventures
Series A, 11/2007
ATA Ventures
Amidzad Partners
Series B, 6/2008
Canaan Partners
ATA Ventures
Series C, 6/2009
Canaan Partners
ATA Ventures
Series D, 11/2009
Bessemer Venture Partners
Canaan Partners
ATA Ventures
Series E, 1/2012
Crosslink Capital
Keating Capital
Canaan Partners
Bessemer Ventures
ATA Ventures
Jeff Epstein



Zoosk is a leading online dating company that learns as you click in order to pair you with singles with whom you’re likely to discover mutual attraction. Zoosk’s unique Behavioral Matchmaking™ technology is constantly learning from the actions of over 40 million active members in order to deliver better matches in real time. With the #1 Online Dating and Social Networking App and a top 20 grossing App overall in the Apple App Store, Zoosk is the market leader in mobile dating. Available in over 80 countries and translated into 25 languages, Zoosk is the only truly global online dating platform.

Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, the company is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.

Zoosk’s mission is to empower everyone to lead a more fulfilling love life.

Recent Milestones

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    Zoosk added Diane Dietz as Board Member. (3/25/14)
    Posted 3/27/14 at 8:47am
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    Zoosk added Aida M. Alvarez as Board Member. (2/20/14)
    Posted 2/20/14 at 10:46am
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    Zoosk added Ethan Kurzweil as Board observer. (11/1/12)
    Posted 8/25/13 at 8:24pm
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    Zoosk added Charlie Nowacek as iOS Software Engineer. (5/8/12)
    Posted 1/29/14 at 5:09pm
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    Zoosk received $21.1M in Series E funding. (1/1/12)
    Posted 9/25/13 at 4:37pm via
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    Zoosk acquired WooMe. (11/11/11)
    Posted 11/4/11 at 6:22am via
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    Zoosk — Online Dating Site Zoosk’s 2010 Sales Up 250 Percent To $90 Million (2/8/11)
    Posted 2/8/11 at 7:48pm via
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    Zoosk — Hired Peter Offringa as VP of Engineering (5/4/10)
    Posted 5/4/10 at 9:11pm
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    Zoosk received $30M in Series D funding. (11/25/09)
    Posted 12/3/09 at 9:13am via
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    Zoosk received $6M in Series C funding. (6/13/09)
    Posted 6/14/09 at 2:18pm via
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    Zoosk received $4.1M in Series B funding. (6/12/08)
    Posted 6/17/08 at 9:25am via
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    Zoosk received $400k in Series A funding. (11/1/07)
    Posted 10/20/09 at 4:52pm
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    Zoosk received in Seed funding. (3/1/07)
    Posted 3/25/14 at 2:26pm
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    Zoosk added Brad Henrickson as Director of Platform. (1/10/07)
    Posted 2/25/13 at 3:48pm
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    Zoosk added Mike Hodges as Board Member. (1/1/07)
    Posted 7/16/13 at 9:49pm
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    Zoosk added John Smart as Chief Architect. (1/1/06)
    Posted 2/23/12 at 10:10am



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