Berlin-based Spark Networks, the owner of niche dating app brands like Christian Mingle, Jdate, LDSsingles, Silver Singles, JSwipe and others, today announced it has acquired Match.com competitor Zoosk for a combination of cash and stock. The deal values Zoosk at approximately $258 million.
Is Zoosk part of Facebook?
Zoosk is on Facebook. To connect with Zoosk, log in or create an account.
Who made Zoosk?
Alex Mehr Shayan Zadeh Zoosk/Founders Zoosk co-founders Alex Mehr and Shayan Zadeh met in Iran as students back in the 1990s. “Their dream was to someday start a company together and achieve success in the United States.” (See here for a complete report on immigrant entrepreneurs in venture-backed companies.)
Who is the CEO of Zoosk?
Shayan Shayan led Zoosk as CEO, raising over $60M in venture capital and growing the company to over $200M in annual revenue. Zoosk was acquired for $258M in July of 2019. Prior to founding Zoosk, Shayan was a program manager and software engineer at Microsoft.
Is zoosk worth paying for?
But that doesnt mean you cant find that through Zoosk. As long as youre okay with possibly getting messages from casual daters, then Zoosk is 100% worth it for you. And if you are looking for casual dating or youre just not sure what you want, Zoosk is absolutely going to be worth it for you.