Match.com is a dating website rooted in the earliest days of the public Internet. The company began in 1993 as a test model for online classified ads. The site launched under its current name in 1995 and by 2004 had won the Guinness World Record for largest dating website, boasting over 42 million registered users. Today, the company has a global presence and recently released its Stir program, which seeks to bring people together in a physical space.
Match is the largest dating website in the world, whose number one value is bringing singles together. It does this by devoting time, energy, and capital investments to designing algorithms to get individuals as close to their desired match as possible prior to reaching out and making an actual connection.
What makes Match.com's unique?
Aside from its stature as the largest dating website in the world, match has found a sweet spot between casual dating apps and sites that are designed for meeting one's spouse. The company has gone through many leadership transitions over the years, but maintains a youthful, fun, innovative voice in the market.