Comparably Snags eHarmony Vet As CMO
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Santa Monica-based Comparably , the startup which helps employees and employers track compensation and company culture data, has snagged a high profile hire this morning, hiring on eHarmony veteran Armen Avedissian as its new Chief Marketing Officer. comparably eharmony jason nazar armen avedissian executive chief marketing officer
eHarmony Targets Jobs Recruiting
APRIL 4, 2016
Los Angeles-based matchmaking service eHarmony said it is launching a new, job search site, which takes the technology behind its online matchmaking site and applies it to the area of job matching and employee recruiting. eHarmony says it is tapping information from Simply Hired, Burning Glass, and InfoSys to bring the new site to market.
eHarmony In Advertising Push, As Warren Revamps Firm
MARCH 27, 2013
Santa Monica-based online matchmaking site eHarmony is planning a big advertising push, as the firm said it has revamped its management team under founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren. According to eHarmony, it is launching a brand new, marketing and television campaign which will feature Dr. Warren in what it says are "new, humorous situations."
eHarmony's Waldorf Backs Online Education Firm Grovo.com
JULY 17, 2013
Greg Waldorf , who was the founding investor in Los Angeles-based eHarmony , and was previously its CEO, is the lead investment in an online education firm''s Series A. Series A funding for the company this morning. The company''s online education services are similar to those offered by Carpinteria-based Lynda.com. READ MORE>>.
eHarmony's Waldorf Joins Accel Partners
JANUARY 31, 2011
Greg Waldorf , the former CEO of Pasadena-based eHarmony , is joining venture capital firm Accel Partners as CEO-in-Residence, the firm said Monday evening. Waldorf left eHarmony on January 19th, as the firm has been rumored to be in process of an IPO. eharmony accel partners entrepreneur residence
eHarmony CEO Waldorf Leaves Firm
JANUARY 19, 2011
Santa Monica-based eHarmony , the online relationship matching service, said late Tuesday that CEO Greg Waldorf has stepped down as CEO and board member of the firm. eHarmony said that Waldorf has served for more than 11 total years for the company, five years as CEO. Waldorf also was the founding investor in eHarmony.
The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA
MARCH 22, 2011
But I thought I’d take some more time here to expand on what I think are the challenges, and opportunities, of starting a tech company in LA.
eHarmony Names VP
MAY 2, 2016
Los Angeles-based eHarmony has named a new VP to head up its new job matching service, Elevated Careers , according to the company. eHarmony says it has promoted Dan Erickson to Vice President, ElevatedCareers, after he helped spearhead the development of the new platform for the company. READ MORE>>.
eHarmony Names Chief Product Officer
JUNE 22, 2016
Los Angeles-based eHarmony said Tuesday that it has named Ken Walker as Chief Product Officer of the company. The company said Walker helped grow ZipRecruiter from a bootstrapped startup to its first $100M in revenues. eharmony executive walker chief product officer ziprecruiterREAD MORE>>.
eHarmony Founder Neil Clark Warren Steps Down From CEO Post
JULY 27, 2016
Los Angeles-based eHarmony said on Tuesday that its founder and CEO, Dr. Neil Clark Warren , has stepped down from his role as CEO. According to eHarmony, it has named Grant Langston as its new CEO. eHarmony did not say why Warren decided to step down, however, Langston was part of eHarmony's original founding team.
Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles
MARCH 1, 2010
RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in. And as a result we have bred a culture of companies that have been quite innovative on making money.
Velocify Wins eHarmony
OCTOBER 13, 2014
Los Angeles-based Velocify , which develops cloud-based, sales automation software, has scored a win over at eHarmony. Velocify said that eHarmony is using the company''s lead management tools for eH+, eHarmony''s new premium matchmaking service. Financial impact of the deal was not announced. READ MORE>>.
eHarmony Rolls Android Wear App
APRIL 14, 2015
Santa Monica-based online matchmaking service eHarmony is jumping into the smart watch market, saying today that it has launched its mobile app for Android Wear and Samsung Gear S. According to eHarmony, the move is a part of the shift by the company to a "mobile-first" product development process. READ MORE>>.
Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf
FEBRUARY 27, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 27, 2007 Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf I was just pointed to a set of great podcasts done by Stanford B-School and particularly, I just listed to the podcast by eHarmonys Greg Waldorf. He has been the CTO for several start-ups, most notably eHarmony.
eHarmony Completes Final IT Infrastructure Update
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Los Angeles-based eHarmony , the online matchmaking services provider, said yesterday that it has completed a major IT infrastructure refresh. The big push to update the company's systems--including what had been a old web, non mobile friendly UI--started four years ago, when the company pulled back founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren as CEO.
eHarmony Rolls Out Rose Bowl Float
JANUARY 2, 2014
eHarmony''s float, "Everlasting Love", featured Natalie Cole singing her song "This will be", as well as couples who met via eHarmony.
eHarmony: Subscriber Numbers Hit Record
JULY 25, 2014
Santa Moica-based matchmaking site eHarmony said today that it has hit a record breaking number of subscribers, thanks to the return of founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren two years ago. eHarmony did not report on the exact number of subscribers using the service now. eHarmony says that on average, 438 people marry every dat in the U.S.
eHarmony Completes IT Infrastructure Refresh
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
Santa Monica-based eHarmony --which has been in the midst of a major refresh of its externally facing design, apps, and business to cater to the new, mobile user base--said this week that it has also completed a major, IT infrastructure refresh on the back of its services. eharmony infrastructure refresh dating online architecture.
eHarmony Aims At International Markets For Growth
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Santa Monica-based matchmaking site eHarmony is looking to the overseas market to grow its service, saying today that it is launching a "globalization initiative" this year to add one new country per quarter to its service. eHarmony says it will create region-specific versions of its service, which will be customized for each country.
eHarmony Gets A Makeover
MAY 15, 2013
Online dating and matchmaking asite eHarmony is looking to update the company''s image, and has gotten a makeover--looking to prove that it''s still in the dating game. The Santa Monica-based company said that it has launched a next generation site, which it had codenamed "Malibu", to drive new growth and new members for the service.
Former eHarmony Chief Waldorf Surfaces At Invoice2go
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
The former head of eHarmony , Greg Waldorf , has surfaced over at a small mobile invoicing and expense management startup called Invoice2go , after a big funding round for the company. Waldorf left eHarmony back in 2011 to become CEO-in-Residence for Accel. Waldorf had most recently been CEO-in-Residence for Accel Partners.
Convertro Taps Avedissian As COO
JANUARY 17, 2012
Avedissian also was at eHarmony. Convertro's offers up technology to track marketing conversions, helping companies to optimize their marketing efforts to drive sales. The company is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners. convertro executive avedissian eharmony mylife jeff zwellingREAD MORE>>.
eHarmony Names New Board Member
OCTOBER 10, 2013
Weyerhauser is current a director at Clearwater Paper Company, and also Chairman of the board at Columbia Banking System, Inc., eHarmony said that Weyerhauser joins Dr. Neil Clark Warren and Madrone Capital Partners'' Gregory Penner on eHarmony''s board. eharmony online matchmaking dating executive board weyerhauser
Getting Started with a Two-Sided Market Business
JANUARY 31, 2011
Let’s take a particular example: eHarmony of jobs. And to get growth you need some level of efficient conversion. Who would be willing to wait?
eHarmony In Second Phase of Major IT Refresh
APRIL 29, 2015
Santa Monica-based eHarmony the online matchmaking site, said Tuesday that it has completed the second phase of a major, IT refresh at the company. eHarmony said that its service is now built on top of Hadoop 2.0, allowing the company to scale out its services with Big Data analytics, new data models, and more matches for users.
eHarmony Users Shift To Mobile
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Online dating site eHarmony is reporting that it's seeing an increasing number of users using its mobile apps to access its dating service, and also said that conversions of those users is up nearly 40 percent year to year. android ipad iphone relationships online dating mobile eharmonyREAD MORE>>.
Report: eHarmony Eyes Job-Matching Service
MAY 16, 2013
It''s not infrequently that we''re pitched by a startup saying they are the ''eHarmony for X'', referring to the Santa Monica-based online dating and relationship site''s reputation. However, is the next ''eHarmony for Jobs'' actually eHarmony itself? eharmony jobs dating online careers READ MORE>>.
EdgeCast Snags Former eHarmony Exec As New CFO, Expands In Europe
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
In addition to the new appointments, EdgeCast said that co-founder and chief revenue officer Phil Goldsmith has relocated to London, as part of an expansion by the company to Europe. Power had most recently been the CFO of eHarmony, serving in that position for more than 8 years. edgecast executive eharmony europe expansion london
Gorilla Nation, ProFlowers, eHarmony See February Traffic Surge
MARCH 19, 2010
The latest comScore Media Metrix ranking of top growing Internet properties shows that, among Southern California's Internet companies, Gorilla Nation , ProFlowers , and eHarmony saw big gains in their Internet traffic in February. million visitors; and eHarmony, the number one personals site for February, up 82 percent with 5.0
Four Local Startups Who Are Helping You Find Romance For Valentine's Day
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
Everyone knows that Southern California is already home to quite a few online dating sites, like eHarmony , but how about startups? Let's Date.
HipGeo Launches Updated iPhone Travel Blogging App
JANUARY 11, 2012
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CARD.com Raises $3M For Prepaid Debit Cards
DECEMBER 5, 2013
The Series A funding was led by QED Investors, and also included Resolute Ventures, Anthem Ventures, and angels such as Adam Press and Greg Steiner (BeachMint, eHarmony). The company said it has now raised $4.7M in funding. CARD.com is headed by Ben Katz, who formerly had worked for Green Dot and PayNearMe. READ MORE>>.
Study: More Americans Using Online Dating Apps, Sites
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Los Angeles companies have been at the forefront of the move towards mobile apps and online dating. READ MORE>>.
HipGeo Expands Reach
JANUARY 26, 2012
The company's app, which is free, runs on the iPhone and allows users to post information about their travels, document their movements, share photos, and more. executives Ash Patel and Michael Marquez, Galen Buckwalter, the former Chief Scientist of eHarmony, and San Diego angel investor Robert Bingham. READ MORE>>.
eHarmony.com Expands Personal Matchmaking Service
DECEMBER 2, 2013
Santa Monica-based eHarmony.com is expanding its personal matchmaking service, eH+ , the company announced Monday, after a month long beta test of a new combination of eHarmony''s online, dating service and personal advice and matchmaking services from actual matchmakers. READ MORE>>.
Path.to Shuts Down
JULY 17, 2013
The company, which had billed itself as the "eHarmony of jobs", was based in Florida. The company, in a blog post , blamed the shutdown for lack of a monetization strategy, difficulty in creating a two-sided market, and over-expansion into markets such as Los Angeles, among other factors. READ MORE>>.
Path.To Opens Job Matching Service In Los Angeles
AUGUST 21, 2012
Path.To , which operates a service to match up companies with software engineers, interactive designers, and other IT professionals by matching personalities, skills, and social graph, said Tuesday that it has expanded support into the Los Angeles area. pathto angeles jobs matching eharmonyREAD MORE>>.
Love Lab Looks To Add Trust To Online Dating Apps
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
The company said its advisors include Scott Eagle, the former CEO of eHarmony.com, as well as Kraft, who was the founding CEO at Pandora, among other ventures. lovelab online dating trust smartphone love relationship date match eharmony READ MORE>>.
LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts
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JULY 16, 2013
Fun Fact: A team from OKCupid works out of the space, as well as a few of the best civic-focused tech companies in LA. Silicon Valley?
Three Southern California Startups Setting You Up For Valentine's Day
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Did we miss your favorite, Southern California-based company providing a product or service particularly applicable for Valentine''s day?