Founded by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, the company is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and ATA Ventures.
“Our syndication strategy gives partners a way to generate revenue, while attracting new Zooskers from various vertical communities,” said Shayan Zadeh, co-founder and co-CEO of Zoosk.
“We’ve engineered Zoosk to easily and seamlessly integrate with other Web properties, and the revenue sharing model is a win-win scenario for everyone involved.
We are excited to partner with Quepasa to extend Zoosk’s already global reach to an Internet and social savvy audience of Latinos.” “Quepasa is excited to integrate our community with the Zoosk dating service.
Our users already use Quepasa as a place to flirt, play and win with other Latinos.
The integration of the Zoosk dating service is a logical next step for our users who are looking to meet and date other Latinos online,” said Quepasa CEO, John Abbott.
The service is expected to go live on before the end of May and will be the primary dating option made available to Quepasa’s members. ( is one of the world’s largest online dating services, with more than 50 million members in 60 countries.
Built on the social web, Zoosk provides an easy, fun and safe online dating experience across major social networks, mobile devices and the desktop.
The ‘freemium’ model invites Zooskers to join for free, while also offering subscriptions and virtual goods.
This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see Comparison of online dating websites).
For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites.
This list is not exhaustive, and is limited to notable, well-known sites.