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Nice to see someone (other than me) paying some attention to Markus Frind and what he has been able to accomplish with his dating site, Plenty of Fish. The New York Times has a story about him -- which I found via a Twitter post from my friend Mark Evans -- and it highlights the…

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Richard MacManus of Read/Write Web has a post up today in which he talks about PlentyofFish.com, the Vancouver-based dating site, and the mind-boggling pageviews, unique visitors and revenue it is generating. Although founder Markus Frind can no longer claim to be a one-man shop (he recently hired his first employee), to be doing $30,000 a…

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Business 2.0 has a great piece about Kevin Ham, one of the world's top "domainers" -- Web profiteers who try to lock up domain names that expire or might someday become valuable. As the story details, Ham started trying to corner domain names the usual way and has since progressed to forming partnerships with entire…

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(cross-posted from my Globe and Mail blog) Vancouver resident Markus Frind is a bit of a 21st-century superhero. After all, he helped to catch a suspected murderer who was featured on the TV show America's Most Wanted. But instead of using superhuman strength or the ability to see through solid metal, Markus used his abilities…

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Want to date a math genius?

by Mathew on August 30, 2006 · 5 comments

How many CEOs of online dating networks can you name who have done advanced math research that led to someone getting the Field's Medal -- often called the Nobel Prize of mathematics? I can think of one: my friend Markus Frind, the guy behind PlentyofFish.com, one of the top dating sites in the world. Markus…

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