It sometimes seems like there are as many online dating sites as there are fish in the sea.But actually, most of the services are owned by just two big companies.
In a time when there's a specific dating site for almost every micro-demographic (Farmers! ), I interviewed Yagan about what it’s like to manage so many distinct dating portals at once—and why he thinks everyone should be dating online. Sam Yagan: We sold Ok Cupid to Match in January of 2011.
In September of 2012, I became CEO of all of Match, which is the operating segment of IAC that contains all of the dating properties. You want your cousins to do well, but you want to do better. And that's why I love Tinder so much is because that scratches my entrepreneurial itch.
“Steve Harvey developed authentic views on finding and keeping love.
That appeal, combined with our know-how in this space is going to make Delightful a powerful offering in the dating category.”Before joining Match, Yagan helped found Ok Cupid with two college buddies.
, and all you have to do to use it is turn off the part of your brain that actually thinks logically, and believe all his stereotypical garbage advice is true.