eHarmony Taps Zynga Vet As New CEO
AUGUST 11, 2011
Santa Monica-based eHarmony , the online dating and matchmaking site, announced this morning that it has named Jeremy Verba as its new Chief Executive Officer. The site said that Verba will help the firm as its expands its markets internationally and via mobile. eharmony zynga executive dating matchmakingOnline, and CNET.
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>>.
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>>.
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.
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. convertro executive avedissian eharmony mylife jeff zwellingAvedissian was most recently Chief Revenue Officer at MyLife. READ MORE>>.
Rexter Finds Funding To Help Professionals Manage Relationships
OCTOBER 30, 2012
A new, Altadena-based startup, Rexter , has scored some funding to help it build its software algorithms and tools to help manage a user's professional relationships. The company--co-founded by Andy Wilson (Momentum Venture Partners, Yahoo) and John Slade (Yahoo)--apparently recently raised a round which included Siemer Ventures.
DinnerDate.com Launches Group Dating Service In San Diego
APRIL 19, 2012
The service helps to arrange gatherings of six to 12 singles at top restaurants in a city. Wish there were a more relaxed way to meet people?
Love Lab Looks To Add Trust To Online Dating Apps
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
The new startup--backed by longtime area startup veteran Jon Kraft, and run by TV stars Steven and JoAnn Ward (Master Matchmakers, VH-1)--said it is looking to help online daters gain a level of trust in online profiles, and to help conquer the issue of daters "seriously misrepresenting" themselves on their profile. READ MORE>>.
Three Southern California Startups Setting You Up For Valentine's Day
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
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HipGeo Launches Updated iPhone Travel Blogging App
JANUARY 11, 2012
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Building Your MVP as a Non-Technical Founder
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
eHarmony for me fell into that camp. I'm always happy to try to help startups figure out how to go after creating their MVP
How Let's Date Is Taking On Mobile Dating, With Sean Suhl
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
And it's not an eHarmony questionnaire with life questions. What also helps us stand out, is we're not doing search. Why Let's Date?
Interview: Mark Douglas, President & CEO, SteelHouse Media
AUGUST 18, 2011
Former Vice President of Technology at eHarmony and Vice President of Engineering at the Rubicon Project. For his exact quotes, watch the video.
Triptrotting Looks To Connect Travelers, Locals
MAY 2, 2011
Pasadena-based Triptrotting , a new startup funded by Idealab, is launching its service today, to help match travelers to like-minded local hosts. Triptrotting uses an algorithm to match travelers and locals, to help them on their trips. Triptrotting's founders are Aigerim Duiseneyeva and Shana Zheng. READ MORE>>.
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HipGeo Launches API
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Fullerton-based HipGeo , the developer of location-aware website applications backed by Morado Venture Partners, eHarmony's Galen Buckwalter, and angel Robert Bingham, said today that it has released its new public Application Programming Interface (API). READ MORE>>. hipgeo iphone mobile android developer mapping tracking
HipGeo Targets Travelers With iPhone App
OCTOBER 19, 2011
The firm said its new "Trips" feature helps iPhone users to take pictures and track their travels, allowing them to share those travels and locations with their friends. The firm said the updated app helps users record and share those trips with friends via Facebook, Twitter, email, text, or within a blog or other web page.
Koupon Kitty Launches Coupon Code Software
DECEMBER 12, 2012
A new, online coupon software "bookmarklet" called Koupon Kitty --backed by Juvo Capital, the investment firm of Talmadge O'Neill and Harry Tsao--said it launched Wednesday, to help consumers find the best coupon codes for various e-commerce sites. READ MORE>>. koupon kitty bookmarklet browser software savings deals coupons code coupon
Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena
JULY 16, 2013
They can tell us what it is, what the business plan is, what the audience is, and the benefit of that event and we''ll help them get started.
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JULY 16, 2013
Mark Douglas, Steelhouse President and CEO, is formerly from Oracle and was the VP of Technology at eHarmony. Silicon Valley? B2B: Docstoc.
MARCH 1, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 1, 2007 Entreprenuer Network Great post by Ben Kuo - The Importance of the “Network to Entrepreneurs - the informal connections between people in the technology industry here who have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs take their companies to the next level. and Ph.D.
Payoff.com Launches Personal Finance Site, Backed By $3.5M
JUNE 29, 2011
In particular, the firm is looking to help consumers pay off their debt and meet savings goals, with a social twist. Among the notable advisors to the firm is Dr. Galen Buckwalter, founder and Chief Scientist at eHarmony. READ MORE>>. payoff scott saunders social network debt loan finance financial personal manage
How DinnerDate.com Takes Online Dating Offline, with Andrew Connell
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
We wanted to use the Internet to make things easy and help create initial connections. What's DinnerDate.com? What's your background? Thanks!
Startup CTO Speaking
MAY 21, 2012
Most notably, he was the original CTO for eHarmony for its first four years making him partly responsible for more than 4% of the marriages every year. He ends by looking at how this might help startups in the room. So, here goes: Dr. Tony Karrer Over the past 15 years, Tony has been a part-time CTO for more than 30 startups.
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
Because I was the Acting CTO for eHarmony at it's start, I quite often get introduced to people who have an idea for a startup company that is based on some kind of matching algorithm. They describe the company as the eHarmony of careers, clothes, jobs, college, tutoring services, doctors, service companies, investments, etc.
Rexter Gets $1.5M To Put Contact Management On Steroids
MARCH 19, 2013
The startup, led by Andy Wilson, said it has created a big-data driven system to analyze a user's professional relationship, and helps organize and syncrhonize contact data, emails, meetings, and phone calls. READ MORE>>. rexter venture capital professional relationship management software
TrulySocial Launches Flirting App In LA
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
It''s unclear if the London company has any other links to LA, which is the home of such companies as Snapchat , Tinder , Spark.com , and eHarmony.
The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA
MARCH 22, 2011
And Mark Suster has been fostering an environment to help find and grow the best and brightest new LA tech companies with LAunchpad. link].
Payoff.com Gets $2.0M
JANUARY 9, 2012
Los Angeles-based Payoff.com , the online personal finance website aimed at helping consumers pay of their debt, has raised $2.0M The site, headed by Scott Saunders, uses social networking, gamification, and connections to social networking sites to help inspire users to pay of their debt and improve their finances. READ MORE>>.
OnGreen Ties With Chinese Science Park
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
OnGreen said it has partnered with Zhongguancun Science Park (Z-Park), which operates a science and technology center housing more than 20,000 companies, to help match clean technology companies between Chinese companies and the rest of the world. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles
MARCH 1, 2010
RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in. But emerging entrepreneurial hubs around the country are giving startup aspirants options. What makes L.A.
Interview with Aigerim Duiseneyeva and Shana Zheng, TripTrotting
MARCH 26, 2012
The Los Angeles startup is looking to help connect travelers with local guides and hosts. Anywhere you go, you have a local friend. Thanks!
How Rexter Is Turning Connections Into Business, with Andy Wilson
APRIL 1, 2013
We spoke with CEO and founder Andy Wilson about how Rexter is looking to help business professionals further develop their relationships.
MAY 19, 2008
I've recently begun a round table that I'm hoping will help in a small way, but even there it's going to barely scratch the surface. eHarmony for start-up / advisor relationships Andrew Warner from Mixergy posted - Before Looking for Funding, Get an Advisor. That's great advice. Of course, it's sometimes hard to find advisors.
SharesPost Launches Private Equity Marketplace
JUNE 16, 2009
Among the private shares that sellers are looking to unload on the site are shares in Facebook, LinkedIn, SolarCity, Tesla Motors, and eHarmony, the firm said. According to the firm, it will allow buyers and sellers of privately held companies to sell and buy shares in privately held firms, through secondary market transactions. READ MORE>>.
MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point
MARCH 12, 2007
Having worked on eHarmony where the intake is 2 hours and was completely counter to the prevailing trend, I think the analyst missed the point. Maybe its because Im 66", but I think most clothes shopping really stinks and when was the last time that a sales person was actually helpful. really think MyShape has a great concept.
A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive
FEBRUARY 17, 2007
What can they do for funding, where can they go for help? He has been the CTO for several start-ups, most notably eHarmony. skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive I recently met with The Hive a new incubator in Orange County. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen
OCTOBER 14, 2009
One of the places where eHarmony really took off was on radio. Cliff, remind me about your background? in 1998. Hey, radio. Great stuff. world?
Social Media Matching
MARCH 30, 2010
would agree that the primary goal for most social networking sites today is to help produce deeper relationships and build new online communities. want to find people who can help me with ideas around the business model for my startup idea. We want more eHarmony’s in the world. Call it relationship inflation. Product purchases.