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Like many visionary entrepreneurs, Kremen doesn’t have very good management skills.His life has passed through periods of grave disarray.When I met him, at a conference on the internet dating industry in Miami last January, he asked where I was from.‘Ah, Minnesota,’ he said: ‘Have you ever been to the Zumbro River?In more administrative fields, however, a growing number of women had email. He left his job, hired some programmers with his credit card, and created an email-based dating service.Subscribers were given anonymous addresses from which to send out their profiles with a photo attached.The photos arrived as hard copy, and Kremen and his employees scanned them in by hand.

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Users posted photos: ‘A customer could choose to show himself in various favourite activities and clothing to give the viewing customer a stronger sense of personality and physical character.’The business plan cited a market forecast that suggested 50 per cent of the adult population would be single by 2000 (a 2008 poll found 48 per cent of American adults were single, compared to 28 per cent in 1960).In 2011 they sold the company for million to IAC, the corporation that now owns Match.Like Match, OK Cupid has its users fill out a questionnaire.Then that sounded depressing, so I finally wrote: ‘I like watching nature documentaries and eating pastries.’ From then on I was flooded with suggestions of You Tube videos of endangered species and recommendations for pain au chocolat.OK Cupid was founded in 2004 by four maths majors from Harvard who were good at giving away things people were used to paying for (study guides, music).By 1994 modems had got faster, so Kremen moved to take his company online.

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