OPW – Feb 5 – Last year was a turnaround for Spark Networks. Four directors were voted out and new board came in. Michael Egan joined in as CEO in December 2014 from Internet Brands. Since the company had no proper mobile product, a lot of effort in 2015 was…
WEBWIRE – Jan 13 – Michael Egan, the CEO of Spark Networks, will be interviewed by Mark Brooks from Online Personals Watch. The main days of the Miami iDate event is on January 26-27, 2016 at the Kovens Conference Center, followed by the iDate Cruise. Read More….
ANALYSTRATINGS – Dec 28 – A major shareholder at Spark Networks, Lloyd I. Miller, bought shares of LOV for $820.6K. Lloyd I. Miller increased his holding by 8.04%. Over the last month, Lloyd I. Miller has reported 6 Buy trades on LOV for a total of $162. Read More….
OPW – Dec 29 – Mark Brooks will be interviewing Michael Egan, CEO of Spark Networks at Internet Dating Conference (iDate), taking place in January 25-27, 2016 in Miami. Check out the agenda. It is coming along very nicely. Kelly Steckelberg, CEO of Zoosk, will speak on “Opportunities in the…
SEEKING ALPHA – Dec 14 – Spark Networks paid $7M for a Jewish dating app JSwipe to boost its younger demographic in the Jewish Networks segment. JSwipe has ~450K users. Spark Networks pursued a patent infringement claim against then-competitor JSwipe in 2014. Read More….
MARKETWIRED – Nov 11 – Q3 revenue was $11.7M, a YOY decrease of 22%, and a 5% decrease from the prior quarter. The YOY decrease was primarily driven by a decrease in average paying subscribers. Direct marketing expenses were $4.4M, down 27% YOY. Net loss was $(822K). Subscribers grew 0….
FINANCIAL MAGAZINE – Oct 15 – Chief Information Officer of Spark Networks, Mr. Gregory Franchina, sold 72,079 shares, totalling $247,959. He also sold 84,824 shares valued at $275,729 in the last 30 days. Since March 16, 2015, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $332,013 net…
MARKETWIRED – Oct 14 – Spark Networks, owner of JDate.com, is acquiring Smooch Labs, the owner of a millennial Jewish dating app – JSwipe. JSwipe now boasts ~450K downloads worldwide and ~40M messages between users. It plans to offer premium, paid features. Read More….
MARKETWIRED – Aug 6 – Q2 Revenue was $12.3M, down 22% YOY, and down 9% from the prior quarter due to the decrease of subscribers. Direct marketing expenses were $5.3M, a decrease of 33% YOY. “By the end of the quarter we began to see real improvements in a number…
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