eHarmony Acquired By ProSiebenSat.1

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Los Angeles-based online matchmaking site eHarmony has been acquired by German company ProSiebenSat.1 , ia an acquisition by ProSiebenSat.1 the acquisition of eHarmony will help it expand its Commerce segment internationally. eharmony was founded in 2000, and is well known for its computer-driven algorithms to match the interests and personalities of its users. eharmony has a reputation for a very high number of marriages from users of its platform.

eHarmony Targets Jobs Recruiting

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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. According to eHarmony, the new Elevated Careers platform will match job seekers with prospective employers, using a compatibility matching system based on workers' personalities and values and companies' cultures. eharmony elevated careers recruiting employment

Velocify Wins eHarmony

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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. velocify sales lead eharmony management software cloud funnel saas marketing leads360 Financial impact of the deal was not announced.

eHarmony Names VP

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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. eharmony elevated careers jobs recruiting employment executive erickson

eHarmony Gets Heat For Advertising Claims In UK

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Los Angeles-based eHarmony in under fire in the United Kingdom, for its use of the phrase "scientifically proven" in its advertising, according to a report today. According to the BBC, the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has called eHarmony's advertisements in the country "misleading", saying eHarmony's service has not undergone scientifically vetted studies. eharmony united kingdom advertising scientific

Comparably Snags eHarmony Vet As CMO

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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. Avedissian was most recently President and COO of eHarmony, and also served as Chief Operating Officer at Convertro and Chief Revenue Officer at MyLife.com.

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: Subscriber Numbers Hit Record

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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 attributed the return to a redesigned user experience, mobile support, new marketing, and vertical expansion. eHarmony says that on average, 438 people marry every dat in the U.S.

eHarmony Names Chief Product Officer

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Los Angeles-based eHarmony said Tuesday that it has named Ken Walker as Chief Product Officer of the company. eHarmony operates an online and mobile matchmaking service, and also recently launched a service called Elevated Careers, which uses the company's algorithms to match job seekers with companies who are hiring. eharmony executive walker chief product officer ziprecruiter

eHarmony Rolls Out Rose Bowl Float

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Santa Monica-based online matchmaking site eHarmony rolled out its own Rose Bowl float yesterday, saying that it is the "first dot com" to have a float in the Rose Parade. eHarmony did not say how much it cost it to sponsor a float in the parade. eharmony float rose bowl rosebowl

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.

eHarmony Launches Site For Spanish Speaking Singles

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Los Angeles-based online matchmaking site eHarmony said Thursday that it is expanding its market, and has launched a brand new site, specifically aimed at Spanish speaking singles. According to eHarmony, its new web site is built to serve both Spanish speaking singles in the U.S., eHarmony says that it already has 37% of its users who are bilingual, and speak Spanish. eHarmony said it not only is catering to the language shift, but also subtle cultural nuances.

eHarmony Adds Windows Phone App

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Santa Monica-based eHarmony is extending out its mobile support today, saying it has launched a Windows Phone app for its matchmaking service. eHarmony says that 45 percent of users are now registering for eHarmony via mobile devices. eHarmony has been ramping its efforts in mobile as dozens and dozens of mobile dating apps have appeared, appealing to the new, mobile-first generation of users. eharmony windows phone mobile matchmaking

eHarmony Founder Neil Clark Warren Steps Down From CEO Post

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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. eHarmony was founded 16 years ago. as a result of eHarmony. eharmony relationship executive neil clark warren founder

Comparably Hires eHarmony’s President Armen Avedissian

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Comparably of Santa Monica announced it has hired eHarmony’s former President Armen Avedissian as it as its chief marketing officer

eHarmony Hits The iPad

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Santa Monica-based eHarmony , the online matchmaking service, announced this morning that it has launched a new iPad app, eHarmony HD. eharmony ipad mobile matchmaking dating singleseHamony said the app allows singles to access its service through the iPad, allowing users to interact with its relationship questionnaire and personality profiles, find matching listings, upload photos, and much more. The new app also allows users to pay for its subscription service via itunes.

eHarmony Names New Board Member

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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 Santa Monica-based eHarmony.com , the online matchmaking site, said Wednesday that it has added William T. Weyerhauser to its board of directors. Weyerhauser is current a director at Clearwater Paper Company, and also Chairman of the board at Columbia Banking System, Inc.,

Report: Facebook's New Dating Features Driven Out Of LA, By eHarmony Veteran

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A report today from TechCrunch said the new dating features announced this week by Facebook are being developed in Los Angeles, by former eHarmony Chief Scientist Steve Carter. According to the report, Carter helped design the psychometric and relationship models that became the basis of eHarmony. facebook dating eharmony angeles software matching

eHarmony Heads To Santa Monica

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Pasadena-based online dating site eHarmony is moving its headquarters from Pasadena to Santa Monica, according to reports from local community papers. eHarmony is reported to be moving to a space in the Yahoo! eHarmony has been in its current Pasadena location on Walnut street for the last five years. Tags: eharmony pasadena employment jobs online dating

Report: eHarmony Hacked

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A security researcher is reporting that Pasadena-based matchmaking site Santa Monica-based eHarmony is alerting users to change their passwords, after a reported breach of customer information. According to KrebsonSecurity , an Argentinian hacker who was also responsible for a recent hack of PlentyOfFish.com was the source of the breach, which affected users of eHarmony's advice site. security hacker dating matchmaking eharmony

Report: eHarmony Eyes Job-Matching Service

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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? It remains to be seen if eHarmony can translate its technology and branding to the job market. There have been a number of companies who have called themselves the ''eHarmony for Jobs''--Path.to

Former eHarmony Chief Waldorf Surfaces At Invoice2go

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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. eHarmony is now back in the hands of founder Neil Clark Warren, who stepped back as CEO in 2012 to rejuvenate the business. invoice2go eharmony venture capital mobile invoicing expense management accel

eHarmony Completes Final IT Infrastructure Update

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Los Angeles-based eHarmony , the online matchmaking services provider, said yesterday that it has completed a major IT infrastructure refresh. eharmony online matchmaking dating relationships marriageThe 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 Adds Personal Counseling, Matchmaking Service

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Santa Monica-based eHarmony is going beyond the algorithm, and into personalized counseling, saying this morning that it has launched a new service it calls eH+ , which will join a personal counselor to its algorithmically driven services to present users with personalized service. eHarmony said the new offering will provide a "higher level of service" and privacy to users. eharmony counseling matchmaking therapist matchmaker algorithm dating online realationship

eHarmony Users Shift To Mobile

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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. eHarmony also explained that this year, more than 50 percent of the communications sent and responded to on its service were sent via mobile devices. android ipad iphone relationships online dating mobile eharmony

eHarmony: We're Number One For Online Marriages

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It looks like Santa Monica-based eHarmony might be the place to go. eHarmony said that it ranks number one in terms of the number of marriage created by an online dating site, based on a scientific study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). eHarmony said that it had the largest number of marriages surveyed who met via online dating, with 25.04% of marriages. eharmony marriage online matchmaking couples study dating

eHarmony In Second Phase of Major IT Refresh

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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, eHarmony ha completed the first stage of the big refresh in Q4 of 2014. eharmony refresh information technology dating matchmaking date

eHarmony Aims At International Markets For Growth

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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. The first new market for eHarmony is Singapore. overseas expansion singapore mating dating matchmaking international eharmony

eHarmony Plans Rose Bowl Float With Natalie Cole

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Santa Monica-based online matchmaking site eHarmony is continuing its big marketing push, saying this morning that it will be featuring a float for the 2014 Rose Parade. eHarmony--which is in the midst of a big marketing and advertising push--said that its float will feature musician Natalie Cole. eHarmony founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren lives in Pasadena, and eHarmony was founded in the city. eHarmony has been in the midst of increased marketing its service since March.

eHarmony: More than 600,000 Marriages, New Job Matching Service

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Santa Monica-based online matchmaking site eHarmony said Tuesday that it now has more than 600,000 marriages to its credit, with approximately one in seven people in America having subscribed to the service at one point or another. eHarmony also said it will be releasing its job matching service, Elevated Careers, in Q4. eharmony matchmaking dating mobile relationship marriage tinder jobs matching careers

Neil Clark Warren Steps Down as eHarmony’s CEO

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Neil Clark Warren is retiring from his position as chief executive of eHarmony. He will retain his position as chairman of the dating website

eHarmony Approaches Redemption Deadline, Says Report

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Los Angeles-based matchmaking site eHarmony is approaching a redemption deadline from its last venture funding round, according to a report today from Reuters. It's unlikely that the venture firms would do so, however, given the current valuation of eHarmony, which has been rumored in recent months to be seeking an IPO. eharmony venture capital merger acquisition redemption online dating matchmaking relationship

eHarmony CEO Waldorf Leaves Firm

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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. eharmony marriage dating online matchmaking executive greg waldorf

eHarmony Hit By LinkedIn Password Hacker

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Santa Monica-based online dating and relationship site eHarmony has been hit by the same hacker which hit LinkedIn, it appears, after security experts discovered that the same hacker posting LinkedIn account data has also been posting passwords from eHarmony. eHarmony told its users that it has found a "small fraction" of its user base has been affected, and that it has reset affected members passwords. eharmony dating online security breach password hacker

eHarmony: More Than 542 People Married Every Day Through Site

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Pasadena-based eHarmony , the online dating site, said today that it has run a study which determined that on average, there are 542 people married every day in the U.S. The study was conducted by Harris Interactive for eHarmony. eHarmony said that for the study period, there were more than 148,311 marriages due to the site's effort, or approximately 4.77 Tags: matchmaking online dating marriage eharmony