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You fire up Tinder and you can be at a bar with someone in 20 minutes. We just thought we had a better way to do it, and that’s why we started the company. Yagan: We observed the way people date in the real world.That's not what our Match and Ok Cupid products are designed to do. The way people date in the real world is they collect information on people.The biggest thing that I've come to is my parents are immigrants, and I really think that immigration is the ultimate entrepreneurship.Risking everything that you have for some future, speculative uncertainty.
What really made it work is that Spark Notes was a better product than Cliffs Notes, and it was free, whereas Cliffs Notes was paid.We have [different] products because people want different things. They’re not that different, but they’re not exactly the same. You don’t really know anything about the person you’re messaging with.Khazan: Is the demographic different between Match and Ok Cupid? But there is an immediacy and a proximate nature to it that makes it very real-time.The users of JDate, Christian Mingle, LDS Single, and Catholic Single may all follow different faiths, but the sites all bow to the same corporate overlord: Spark Networks.Another company, IAC/Inter Active Corp, owns not only the older, more established and Chemistry.com, but also Ok Cupid, its more free-wheeling (and free) sibling*, as well as that digital Pleasure Island, Tinder.