Plenty of Users for Plentyoffish.com

Posted by Rob Lewis

Mashable reported today that Vancouver's very own Plentyoffish is on top of the dating world in the US and UK according to a recent comScore report.

The dating site founded in 2003 by Markus Frind in Vancouver has provided us with a rather entertaining tale of minimal resources and resounding success. The spartan dating website draws in over $10 million per year from advertising, equaling out to around $1 million per year for every daily hour Frind puts into the maintenance of Plentyoffish. In the US the numbers provided by comScore show that Plentyoffish receives over 36 million users a month, with Singles.net coming in at number two with just under 30 million users.

Thanks to our revised requirements for the Techvibes Start-Up Indexes, look for Plentyoffish to be back on that August 1st Canadian list. They should be neck-and-neck with MetroLyrics.com for the #1 spot.

Company:
PlentyOfFish (POF.com)
Website:
http://www.pof.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

PlentyOfFish is the world’s largest online dating site, with over 80 million registered users. Beginning as a small start-up out of CEO and founder Markus Frind’s apartment in 2003, it soon revolutionized the online dating industry as the first free site. Since its inception, PlentyOfFish has offered the first and most advanced matching system in the industry and a series of personalized relationship tests for... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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