In addition to our founders and employees, we have the following major shareholders:
Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) became an investor in eHarmony in 2004. TCV, founded in 1995, is a leading provider of growth capital to technology companies, providing funds to later-stage private and public companies. With $7.7 billion in capital under management, TCV has made growth equity and recapitalization investments in over 160 companies leading to 45 initial public offerings and more than 30 strategic sales or mergers. In addition to eHarmony, representative investments include Altiris, Expedia, Fandango, Liquidnet, Netflix, RealNetworks, Redback Networks, Solect Technology, TechTarget, Travelport, Webroot, and Zillow. TCV has 11 partners and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Sequoia Capital became an investor in eHarmony in 2004. Sequoia Capital provides venture capital funding to founders of startups who want to turn business ideas into enduring companies. As the "Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs", Sequoia Capital's Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Bob Swanson of Linear Technology, Sandy Lerner and Len Bozack of Cisco Systems, Dan Warmenhoven of NetApp, Jerry Yang and David Filo of Yahoo!, Jen-Hsun Huang of NVIDIA, Michael Marks of Flextronics, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen of YouTube, Dominic Orr and Keerti Melkote of Aruba Wireless Networks, Jonathan Kaplan of Pure Digital, Tony Hsieh of Zappos and Omar Hamoui of Admob. To learn more about Sequoia Capital visit www.sequoiacap.com/us/internet.
Fayez Sarofim & Co. became an investor in eHarmony in 2000. Fayez Sarofim & Co. manages investment portfolios for a wide range of clients — pension plans, foundations, endowments, and individuals. For over four decades since its founding in 1958, Fayez Sarofim & Co has focused exclusively on investment management. The firm is an independent entity owned and managed by its founder, Fayez Sarofim, and a team of 22 investment professionals. As of March 31, 2008, the firm had $29 billion in assets under management.