A screenshot associated with the iPad form of the lots of Fish software is shown in this handout photo that is undated. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Lots Of Fish)
Canadian company a lot of Fish will continue to reel in big figures aided by the on line dating internet site now surpassing 100 million users.
It has been a constant ascent for the homegrown startup which CEO and founder Markus Frind established from their Vancouver apartment in 2003.
The online landscape was drastically different when Frind created Plenty Of Fish — and not just with respect to dating while there are plenty of web-based services now available to help forge potential romantic connections.
“the net was not really interactive, plus it ended up being a myspace and facebook before there have been internet sites,” Frind recalled in a phone meeting from Vancouver.
“It had been powerful. You can speak to somebody, you can keep in touch with other folks, you can upload photos and do stuff, whereas any other web web web web site at that moment ended up being exactly about ‘You’re simply reading static content that never changes.”‘
Frind had 15 million signups, ten dollars million in income and doubled their workforce — to two.
“we hired my very first worker.”
Eventually, Frind stated the website’s success is correlated to results that are positive by users. Continue reading On the web dating solution Plenty Of Fish surpasses 100 million users