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Summary on Match.Com

From 1993 through March 1996, Gary founded and was Chairman of the Board of Electric Classifieds, Inc. / Match.Com, the leading on-line classifieds advertising technology outsourcing company and perhaps one of the most widely accessed ‘communities’ on the Internet. Gary founded the firm after identifying opportunities for on-line personals service, now branded Match.Com. He wrote the company business plan, then raised $1.3 million from venture capitalists and private investors, and later assisted in raising $7.5 million from leading corporate partners, such as Softbank, The Well and Intel, and venture capitalists, such as Canaan Venture Partners, Weiss Peck & Greer and Charter Venture Capital. Match.Com was eventually sold to Ticketmaster / Citysearch for $50 million.



Gary is a business leader who has a track record of success in the technology industry. From 1993 to 1996, he founded and served as Chairman of the Board of Electric Classifieds, Inc./Match.Com. This company was a leading provider of on-line classifieds advertising technology outsourcing, and was one of the most widely accessed “communities” on the internet. Gary saw opportunities in the on-line personals service industry and was able to turn his vision into a successful business by writing a business plan, raising $1.3 million from venture capitalists and private investors, and later helping to raise an additional $7.5 million from leading corporate partners such as Softbank, The Well, and Intel, as well as venture capital firms like Canaan Venture Partners, Weiss Peck & Greer, and Charter Venture Capital. The company was eventually sold to Ticketmaster/Citysearch for $50 million. This success is a testament to Gary’s ability to identify opportunities in the technology industry and turn them into successful businesses.

Match.Com original business plan

Early Match.Com Power Point Presentation to Investors

Early Match.Com Literature

Articles on Match.Com

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