In 2000, eharmony was formally launched as an online dating website, by Clark Warren in Santa Monica, California. Before that, it was aimed towards improving marriages and relationships. It is a privately owned company that operates mainly in USA, Australia, Canada, UK and Brazil.
eharmony is committed to deep understanding of relationships through conducting rigorous, scientific research. It keeps its matching model up-to-date and relevant for domestic as well as international markets. It operates eharmony Labs, a relationship research facility and also publishes eharmony Advice, a relationship advice site.
What makes eHarmony's unique?
On an average, eharmony gets notices from 10 members for a long term committed relationship from its members. And it had quadruples in size since 2003 and has an average of 10000-15000 new users each day. In 2004, it announced its joint venture with networking site Friendster that collaborated eHarmony's patented Compatibility Matching System with Friendster's 13-million member community.