Stanford Business School graduate Gary Kremen founded Match.com in 1995 to design a meeting place for older professionals looking for long-term relationships, SF Gate reported. But Kremen left Match.com in 1996 after butting heads with the firms investors. He walked away with just $50,000, Insider reported.
Who founded match?
By the fall of 1994, Gary Kremen was working toward launching the first dating site online, Match.com. There was another four-letter word for love, he knew, and it was data, the stuff he would use to match people. No one had done this, so he had to start from scratch, drawing on instinct and his own dating experience.
Who started match Fran?
Gary Kremen How Match.coms founder revolutionized the dating world — and walked away with just $50,000. Gary Kremen via Kremen.com It was 1995, and the founder of Match.com was preparing for his first significant TV interview.
When was match founded?
April 21, 1995 Match.com/Dates launched
San Francisco In 1993, Match.com was founded by Gary Kremen and Peng T. Ong in San Francisco. At the beginning, Match.com was the name of the website, while the company that operated it was formally named Electric Classifieds Inc.