Company Overview

November 1, 2007
Shayan Zadeh, Alex Mehr
San Francisco, CA
Social Media is a social networking and online dating app that enables people to connect with like-minded individuals.


Update 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 26 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.

Current Team (4)


Board Members and Advisors (6)


Acquisitions (1)

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Funding Rounds (6) - $61.60M


Investors (8)

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    Canaan Partners

    IT and Healthcare VC
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    ATA Ventures

    ATA Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on seeking out early stage private companies which..
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    Amidzad Partners

    Amidzad is a seed and early-stage investment firm focused on investing in emerging growth..
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    Bessemer Venture Partners

    Bessemer Venture Partners has over 100 years of investing experience, with a portfolio ranging..
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    Keating Capital

    Keating Capital, Inc. is a closed-end fund (regulated as a business development company under the..
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    Crosslink Capital

    Crosslink Capital is a leading stage-independent venture capital and growth equity firm with over..
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    Jeff Epstein

    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer @ Oracle Corporation
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    Plug & Play Ventures

    Plug & Play Ventures is a seed and early-stage investment firm focusing on technology..

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    989 Market St.

    San Francisco, CA 94103


Competitors (4)

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