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Markus Frind is CEO of Plenty of Fish, the No.1 busiest dating site in North America.
Markus Frind is CEO of Plenty of Fish, the No.1 busiest dating site in North America.
(Laura Leyshon For The Globe and Mail)

Online dating site Plenty of Fish reels in its first deal

In just two years the outlook for online dating has gone from hot and steamy to complicated romance.

Consider this: In 2011, Vancouver’s own Plenty of Fish, an immensely successful online dating site, had revenues in the “tens of millions.” Today the business is still strong, but its own chief executive officer admits its revenues aren’t growing at nearly the same pace as its users or site visits.