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Post split from eHarmony, Germany’s eDarling announces UK and Ireland expansion

Post split from eHarmony, Germany’s eDarling announces UK and Ireland expansion

Michelle Kuepper July 11, 2013 4

Shortly after eDarling announced it had bought back its shares from US partner eHarmony comes the news that the German company will be expanding to the UK and Ireland. eDarling is managed by parent

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End of an affair: eDarling Managing Director Christian Vollmann steps down

End of an affair: eDarling Managing Director Christian Vollmann steps down

Michelle Kuepper May 13, 2013 2

German dating site eDarling, which last week bought back its shares from US partner eHarmony, has lost its Managing Director, Christian Vollmann. The news was broken on Gruenderszene and while the information has not yet

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Germany’s eDarling buys itself back from online dating giant eHarmony

Germany’s eDarling buys itself back from online dating giant eHarmony

Nina Fowler May 8, 2013 10

A two-year affair between two online dating services appears to be over, with reports Germany’s eDarling has bought back its shares from US partner eHarmony. It’s probably not the exit eDarling‘s founders David Khalil and

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Pick me! Pick me! EDarling’s new Shopaman turns men into products, women into shoppers

Pick me! Pick me! EDarling’s new Shopaman turns men into products, women into shoppers

Michelle Kuepper December 18, 2012 2

“Well-built men in short-shorts will be covered in loads of chocolate and transformed into luscious presents” Shopaman’s intentions were made clear in the invitation to the online dating site’s Berlin pop-up store – which included lines

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Offline is the new online for dating service eDarling – will others follow?

Offline is the new online for dating service eDarling – will others follow?

Nina Fowler November 28, 2012 3

Online dating company eDarling just opened a physical shopfront. Should Facebook and Twitter do the same? Online dating service eDarling plans to open a physical shopfront in Berlin, to give it an edge over rivals

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OpenSky copycat Wanilla secures backing from Germany’s A-list

OpenSky copycat Wanilla secures backing from Germany’s A-list

Nina Fowler July 6, 2012 1

German celebrity-endorsed shopping club Wanilla just announced a second funding round split between Oskar Hartmann (KupiVIP and Fast Lane Ventures), Christian Vollmann (eDarling), Felix Haas and the other Amiando founders (who’ve just completed their €10 million exit

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eDarling online-dating rival ElitePartner fined €200,000 for misleading customers

eDarling online-dating rival ElitePartner fined €200,000 for misleading customers

Charmaine Li May 30, 2012 0

EliteMedianet GmbH, operator of German online dating site ElitePartner, has been fined €200,000 out of  a possible €250,000 by the Berlin District Court for misleading customers into doubling their contract membership period. The Affinitas

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Rocket Internet’s eDarling, eHarmony share plans, say Asia is “a different elephant”

Rocket Internet’s eDarling, eHarmony share plans, say Asia is “a different elephant”

Nina Fowler May 25, 2012 5

Berlin-based online matchmaker eDarling and US shareholder eHarmony shed some light on how they plan to grow together internationally yesterday – though are yet to decide when or whether eHarmony will close a full

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Samwer brothers’ eDarling – reports of failed exit “completely wrong”

Samwer brothers’ eDarling – reports of failed exit “completely wrong”

Nina Fowler May 14, 2012 6

In 2010, online dating leader eHarmony bought a 30 per cent stake in rival eDarling – built with the backing of Berlin’s Samwer brothers – for an undisclosed sum. Industry sources now claim plans for

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Three key staff leave Rocket’s eDarling, one to Project A

Three key staff leave Rocket’s eDarling, one to Project A

Nina Fowler March 29, 2012 2

Three key staff members are moving on from Rocket Internet’s eDarling with one taking up a place at what’s fast becoming the ex-Rocket exec’s location of choice, Project A. Managing Director Kai Rieke is expected

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