International SIG: Match.com

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    You may register at the door this evening, online registration is closed.

    Please join us for our last International SIG meeting....

     

    Will Bunker is co-founder of the online dating service that became Match.com, the world’s largest personals site. In 1996 Will and a partner raised $90,000 from angel investors to start online personals pioneer One-and-Only.com. Will designed the software and developed the hardware infrastructure for the site, which grew to 4.5 million monthly unique visitors and annualized subscription revenues of $14 million, outperforming Yahoo Personals and other competitors. In late 1999 they sold Dallas-based One-and-Only for $45 million to Ticketmaster Online/City Search, where it was rebranded Match.com.

     

     

     

    Will received a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Mississippi State University in 1992. Prior to his career in technology, Will performed in a variety of management assignments around the world for Nelson Bunker Hunt’s international mining group.

    In 2004 he and Dan Owen formed White Space Ventures. In 2007 he relocated to Portola Valley, CA so he could utilize the infrastructure and talent pool in the Bay Area to develop a new student-centric online learning community, YoYoBrain.com.

     


     

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    Location

     

     

     

    Orrick
    1100 Marsh Road
    Menlo Park, CA
    94025

     

     

     

    Agenda

     

     

     

    6:30 PM Registration and Networking
    7:00 PM -8:40 PM Presentations

     

     

     

    Price

     

    $20 for non-SDForum members
    $10. for SDForum members
    Please pre-register.


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    Following his exit from Match.com in 2000, Will acquired Click Patrol, a service that managed key word advertising for Overture and others, which he sold to a competitor in 2002. He then moved back to his native Arkansas and acquired an industrial catfish farming operation, which he expanded into a more efficient and profitable business.