Flirtomatic

  • Flirtomatic hooks up with new CEO as Mark Curtis steps down

    Flirtomatic hooks up with new CEO as Mark Curtis steps down

    Mobile social network Flirtomatic (“the world’s number one flirting company”) has appointed Neil Goldberg as its new CEO. He’ll replace outgoing CEO Mark Curtis. Goldberg is described as having “16 years of leadership experience building global companies in the entertainment and technology industries” and was previously with Silicon Valley’s SayNow… Read More

  • Flirtomatic keeps growing – 3.5m users and several key hires

    Flirtomatic keeps growing – 3.5m users and several key hires

    Mobile social network Flirtomatic (“the world’s number one flirting company”) continues to notch up users: It’s now passed the 3.5 million registered user mark, a trajectory the company has been on for a while, operating its free service across the UK, US, Germany, Australia, with Spain launching next. Flirtomatic has also announced a bunch of new hires. Read More

  • Flirtomatic reaches 3m users, out flirts Match and eHarmony in U.S. mobile

    Flirtomatic reaches 3m users, out flirts Match and eHarmony in U.S. mobile

    Mobile social network Flirtomatic (“the world’s number one flirting company”) today announced somewhat of a milestone: It’s passed the 3 million global user mark and, perhaps more noteworthy, recently surpassed 1 million users in the U.S. Furthermore, citing a study by the mobile media measurement firm Ground Truth, the London-based company says that over the summer… Read More

  • Flirtomatic Reaches 3m Users, Outflirts Match And eHarmony In U.S. Mobile

    Mobile social network Flirtomatic (“the world’s number one flirting company”) today announced somewhat of a milestone: It’s passed the 3 million global user mark and, perhaps more noteworthy, recently surpassed 1 million users in the U.S. Furthermore, citing a study by the mobile media measurement firm Ground Truth, the London-based company says that over the summer… Read More

  • Flirtomatic raises $9m in Series C round from Nauta Capital and existing investors

    Flirtomatic raises $9m in Series C round from Nauta Capital and existing investors

    Mobile social network Flirtomatic (“the world’s number one flirting company”) today announced that it has raised $9 million in Series C funding from Nauta Capital and existing investors Doughty Hanson, Seraphim Capital and Chairman Avi Azulai. This brings the total capital raised to $17 million. The London-based company says it will use the new investment to “further… Read More

  • Flirtomatic Raises Further $9m From Nauta Capital And Existing Investors

    Mobile social network Flirtomatic (“the world’s number one flirting company”) today announced that it has raised $9 million in Series C funding from Nauta Capital and existing investors Doughty Hanson, Seraphim Capital and Chairman Avi Azulai. This brings the total capital raised to $17 million. The London-based company says it will use the new investment to “further… Read More

  • Flirtomatic lands on Android, lets users "Like" each other via Facebook

    Flirtomatic lands on Android, lets users "Like" each other via Facebook

    Flirtomatic, the mobile social network aimed at young adults, has launched an Android app available as a free download from the Android Marketplace. This follows the success of its iPhone app, rolled out in January, which has since become the “largest single source of inflow of new users”, says the UK company. BlackBerry and Nokia Ovi apps are promised this summer. Flirtomatic has… Read More

  • Voters kissing politicians, Flirtomatic users choose Lib Dem's Nick Clegg

    Voters kissing politicians, Flirtomatic users choose Lib Dem's Nick Clegg

    [UK] I can’t decide if this is a piece of crass PR – like when a politician kisses a baby – or an interesting data point. Actually I’m pretty sure it’s the former but as this is all about democracy, I’ll let you make up your own mind. Flirtomatic, the mobile social network aimed at young adults, asked its 1 million UK users which of the main three British… Read More

  • Flirtomatic sees Christmas virtual gift spending spree – roll on Valentine's Day

    Flirtomatic sees Christmas virtual gift spending spree – roll on Valentine's Day

    [UK] Flirtomatic, the mobile social network that lets users “flirt, meet new people and have fun”, says it sold 28,000 virtual gifts in five days over the Christmas break, between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve. In total the company says it shifted over 1 million virtual gifts in 2009, selling around 82,000 virtual gifts in December alone. This would tally with a wider trend… Read More

  • Apps mean the mobile web is turning unmeasurable

    Apps mean the mobile web is turning unmeasurable

    An interesting “claim” landed in my in-box this morning. Quoting stats from Comscore, mobile social network Flirtomatic is seeing twice as many page views per user than any other mobile internet site accessed on smartphones in the US. The British company then goes on to boast that this puts Flirtomatic ahead of both Twitter and Facebook. The ‘dating’ site scored 721… Read More

  • Juniper Research: There's Money In Mobile Dating Services

    Juniper Research: There's Money In Mobile Dating Services

    Juniper Research has just released a new report that claims the value of the mobile dating and chatroom market will grow to nearly $1.4 billion by 2013, and also pegs the total UGC market to reach $7.3 billion by the same time. The estimate is up almost half from a report by the research agency that was presented in May 2008, which said revenues from mobile dating and chat services were… Read More