Zhenai

  • IAC’s Match.com Buys 20% Stake In Chinese Online Dating Service Zhenai

    IAC’s Match.com Buys 20% Stake In Chinese Online Dating Service Zhenai

    IAC-owned Match.com this morning announced that it has acquired a 20% interest in Zhenai, a provider of “online matchmaking services” in China, for an undisclosed sum. Launched in 2005 by CEO Dr. Song Li, Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to Chinese singles looking for long-term relationships. Zhenai is said to boast a user base of over 30… Read More

  • How the Chinese Internet Needs to Up Its Game

    How the Chinese Internet Needs to Up Its Game

    Back in March I thought that Google pulling out of China would hurt Google’s Chinese employees and shareholders more than anyone. The search engine was a distant number two in the market to Baidu, and many of the people already using Google in China, I assumed, were doing so through VPNs anyway, meaning the government blocking it wouldn’t immediately change much in terms of… Read More