The company -- which owns multiple dating websites, including OKCupid, Tinder and Match.com -- said its average paid-member count increased 36 percent in the first quarter.
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It marks a relatively hopeful sign in a chilly IPO climate.
Match Group, which owns Tinder and Match.com, were trading as much as 16 percent in early trading Thursday.
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Match Group expects to go public before Thanksgiving with shares priced between $12 and $14.
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The IAC-owned group that operates Match, Tinder and OKCupid has just bought PlentyOfFish for $575 million.
Media conglomerate IAC is planning an initial public offering for The Match Group, which includes Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder.
Using apps like Tinder or OkCupid on company smartphones can pose a significant vulnerability, IBM says.
Whitney Wolfe, former vice president of marketing, says she was repeatedly called a whore by top Tinder execs, and that her status as a co-founder was revoked because she was female.