eHarmony Gets A Makeover

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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 new design comes as many in the industry have pointed to a new, competitive era, due to the rise of mobile platforms, tablets, and a move away from the traditional, desktop web experience where eHarmony made its mark. eharmony design dating matchmaking couples marriage online redesign

eHarmony Completes IT Infrastructure Refresh

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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 has a lot of competition out there nowadays, including crosstown competitors like Tinder, Three Day Rule, BeLinked, Whim, Flikdate, Let''s Date and out of towners like Hinge and TrulySocia.

Interview: Mark Douglas, President & CEO, SteelHouse Media

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Former Vice President of Technology at eHarmony and Vice President of Engineering at the Rubicon Project. In this interview, Mark discusses how his experiences at Oracle, eHarmony and the Rubicon Project contributed to the creation of his latest venture, SteelHouse Media.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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The city has, however, quietly been home to some of the most successful online companies to date, including CitySearch (sold to Ticketmaster for $260 million in 1998), Overture (acquired by Yahoo for $2 billion in 2003), eHarmony and LowerMyBills (bought by Experian for $330 million in 2005).

How to Lock and Load the Right CEO for Your Startup

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To complement local face-to-face networking, you can always use one of the many online matchmaking sites that have sprung up in the last few years, like CoFoundersLab and Founder2be (think eHarmony™ for entrepreneurs, or Match.com meets LinkedIn).

Interview with Aigerim Duiseneyeva and Shana Zheng, TripTrotting

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One of our advisors is Galen Buckwalter, the former Chief Scientist at eHarmony. Aigerim Duiseneyeva: We met with Idealab through a USC Marshall competition. Have you ever traveled to a foreign country, and wish you had a local friend who could show you around?