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Ok Cupid’s co-founder and CEO Sam Yagan remains CEO of the site. In May 2011, announced a planned public tender offer for all outstanding shares of Meetic S. In September 2011, invested a 20% interest in Zhenai Inc., a leading Chinese dating site.In 2012, announced Stir, a service that brings members together in thousands of events across the country.
In late 1999, was moved to Dallas, Texas, to merge with another matching site, One & Only networks, that IAC had purchased the same year.Fran Maier joined in late 1994 to lead the business unit where she significantly bolstered the strategy to make friendly and accessible to women (the men would then follow).The initial users of the service were given free lifetime charter memberships for signing up in an effort to build up the initial database of users for other paying customers to be able to match with.Singles Net was also acquired by in February 2010, adding to Match.com's collective portfolio of domestic and international online dating brands.announced its mobile application for Android in March 2010, making apps available on all major smartphone platforms.On February 4, 2010, and Meetic announced a joint venture in the Latin American dating market.
The two companies formed a partnership to combine Par Perfieto in Brazil with extended presence in Latin America.
It was announced in February 2009 that Match.com's European operations was sold to Meetic for 5 million Euros and a reported twenty-seven percent interest in the company.
At the same time that this sale was announced, the current CEO Thomas Enraght-Mooney stepped down, while IAC's (Match.com's parent company) Executive VP and General Counsel, Greg Blatt, took his place.
On May 24, 2010, became the exclusive provider of online dating service for Yahoo! ". In December 2010, Match.com’s CEO Greg Blatt was made CEO of parent company IAC.
It was announced in February 2011 that would acquire dating site Ok Cupid, diversifying its portfolio of dating sites with a non-subscription based site.
In September 2001, merged with [email protected], partnering with AOL and MSN to bring online dating to the general public.