Fish in the pond dating
As Plentyof Fish’s reach grows, the company has discovered distinct cultural approaches to courtship.“People in the United Kingdom will wear turtlenecks in the photos they send,” he says. They initiate as much as men.”VANCOUVERITES LOVE ONLINEThe company also sees differences in its own backyard.
A HOBBY TURNED PASSIONPlentyof Fish was born in 2003 when Frind, a graduate of B. Institute of Technology’s computer systems technology program, wanted to learn a new programming language.
And when you put me on their lists, I get mail from a bunch of guys who don’t live anywhere near me and it’s a complete waste of time.
I think when you put just a picture and nothing else, especially the city and state they live in, there is no way we can tell if we are interested without opening the person’s entire profile and seeing where they live.
“It started to get a little crazy.”Today, he employs about 75 people in a 10,000-square-foot office dominated by big-screen monitors flashing real-time data on user log-ins, profiles and emails per second.
He won’t disclose how much revenue his private company makes but answers “of course” when asked if it makes money.“We’ve never had a loss of any kind,” he says.