That’s when he realized he might not have to worry about the CV anymore.
One year after the site was founded, he travelled to 28 countries.
In his vast love machine in downtown Vancouver, the man who brings romance to millions around the world is braced for the most passionate time of the year.
As Valentine’s Day looms, Plentyof Fish founder and CEO Frind knows that the world’s desire for love, or at least a reasonable facsimile of love, is about to peak. Plentyof Fish sees spikes in new memberships after most holidays during which families get together, Frind says.“There’s pressure from family.
READ MORE: buys free dating site Plenty Of Fish for 5MOf course it wasn’t always smooth sailing.
“There’s only so many hours in the day that you’re actually productive,” he told the BBC, which dubbed him “the man behind a million babies.”BY THE NUMBERS: The rise of Canada’s online dating scene The work-life balance approach seems to have worked for him. This past March, POF surpassed 100 million users and was billed as the world’s largest online dating site, with reportedly four million users daily and service available in five languages.The only plan he did talk about was sprucing up a ranch with his wife, whom he met online.So what does it feel like to finally accept a deal for more than half a billion bucks?" data-medium-file="https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/christmas-gifts.jpg? quality=70&strip=all&w=300" data-large-file="https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/christmas-gifts.jpg? quality=70&strip=all&w=720" / A pilot positions a CF-18 Hornet at the CFB Cold Lake, in Cold Lake, Alberta on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Mike Hood is pushing back against critics who say the Liberal government is taking too long to launch a competition for new fighter jets.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson " data-medium-file="https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/cpt127414840_high2.jpg? quality=70&strip=all&w=300" data-large-file="https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/cpt127414840_high2.jpg? quality=70&strip=all&w=650" / A view of Susan Mancini’s Christmas village.Markus Frind, founder and CEO of Vancouver-based Plentyof Fish, the world’s largest Internet dating site, poses with newlywed couple Katy Severs and Mark Gomes, who met on the site five years ago.