March 7, 2008

eHarmony Wins Prestigious Entretech Annual Entrepreneurship 2008 Award in the Growth Company Category

PASADENA, Calif., March 7, 2008—eHarmony, (, the Internet's #1 trusted relationship service, has been named the leading growth company at this year's Annual Entretech Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony. The Awards Program honors leading-edge companies in three categories based on annual revenue. The categories include: startup - under $1 million; emerging - between $1 million and $8 million; and growth - over $8 million. Pasadena-based eHarmony launched in 2000 and is the only relationship Website that delivers compatible matches to its users based on scientific research that predicts happier and healthier relationships.

"The best measure of our accomplishment is the large number of eHarmony members enjoying happy marriages and our financial success is a by-product of our focus on the consumer," commented Greg Waldorf, CEO of eHarmony. "We are honored to receive this award and I thank our members and the eHarmony team for all they have done to make us so successful."

"eHarmony ultimately received the award for having clear evidence of product acceptance and the ability to define new marketplaces; vision and potential for future revenue growth and profitability; and dynamic leadership with a proven record of execution" said Stephanie Yanchinski, Executive Director of Entretech.

As a trusted advisor to singles seeking successful, committed relationships, eHarmony has experienced significant subscription and revenue growth since launching 8 years ago. The company is now poised to deepen its customer relationships with expansive new products and services and to developing its international user base.

About Entretech
Entretech is the leading non-profit association supporting high tech companies in Greater Los Angeles with critical and practical business development resources and connections. Entretech empowers entrepreneurs to build new businesses through capital, education, people, and strategic partners. Through a dedicated relationship with the California Institute of Technology, UCLA and USC, Entretech provides opportunities to new technology companies forming tomorrow's high tech industry.

About eHarmony, Inc. Santa Monica, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. eHarmony, Inc. ( was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term relationships. New peer-reviewed research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages. Of all meeting places measured, eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.b On average, 438 people marry every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on eHarmony, nearly 4% of new marriages.b Currently, eHarmony operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil.
bBased on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled."

* 2012 survey conducted for eHarmony by Harris Interactive.®

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