The deal makes Match the second traditional dating site this year to target a segment of daters either disillusioned with online dating or who want to be more discreet.
The site e Harmony launched e H with its own matchmakers in January."They've got very significant market shares.
gets a cut from each customer at Three Day Rule, says Sam Yagan, CEO of the Match Group, which oversees Three Day Rule founder Talia Goldstein says Match approached her company last fall.
Three Day Rule — whose handful of matchmakers serve New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco — plans to add more matchmakers and the cities of Dallas, Boston and Washington by the end of the year.
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It offers three months of matchmaking for ,500 or six months for ,000, which also includes date coaching and a photo session and stylist.
Janis Spindel, a New York City matchmaker for more than 20 years, says this latest move doesn't mean these websites can offer the same kind of expertise.
Dallas-based and Three Day Rule, a personalized matchmaking service based in Los Angeles, will announce on Tuesday a partnership that gets Match into high-dollar matchmaking terrain while giving Three Day Rule money to expand and direct marketing to Match members.
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