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Long before “social networking” became a buzzword, Bruce made his mark as a digital pioneer by co-founding Lavalife in 1988.
Under his direction, this early tech start-up grew into the marquee brand in online dating with over 2,000,000 users (and countless successful marriages! After its spectacular rise and with the support of his partners, he led the sale of the company for a stunning 180 million dollars."Bruce is now taking his expertise to a new level; he currently helms Round13 Capital, a company dedicated to investing in growth-stage digital companies.
Today, 59 million people are active subscribers to or one of its subsidiaries, including Tinder, Ok Cupid, and Plenty Of Fish - and today Match Group went public, as IAC chief executive Barry Diller sold a 14 per cent stake (33.3 million shares) in the .57 billion dating empire.
In the beginning: This is a screen grab of the first incarnation of in 1995, created by Gary Kremen (right).
" Round 13"Bruce is now taking his expertise to a new level; he currently helms Round13 Capital, a company dedicated to investing in growth-stage digital companies.
Users that flock to e Harmony rival Tinder are notoriously uninterested in marriage—but that may be because they already are married. Within the e Harmony site are subgroups for specific ethnic or age groups.
The dating guru added that, "We have to ask the questions that get at intelligence so we can pair people up so they won't find themselves feeling hurt because the other person is saying things they don't understand." The Internet has brought many a couple together.
More than 1 in 3 couples met through an online dating site, among 19,000 couples that married between 20, according to a 2013 National Academy of Sciences study.
The privately held company claims that 600,000 married couples have met on the site, which—if accurate—accounts for nearly 4 percent of all U. The leader in the category with a 21.8 percent share of the market is IAC/Inter Active Corp, which runs dating sites such as match.com, OKCupid and Tinder.
Fifteen years ago, he launched e Harmony, the site that helped pioneer the electronic dating era. The dating service business is a .4 billion industry, according to market research firm IBISWorld, while e Harmony has a nearly 14 percent market share among online dating sites.