Zoosk, an online dating platform claiming 26.4M members and 650K subscribers, has filed for a $100M IPO under the symbol ZSK. The underwriters: BofA/Merrill, Citi, RBC, Oppenheimer, and William Blair.
Zoosk tries to differentiate itself in a crowded market by leveraging behavioral data to form connections. The company has users in 80 countries, and claims to have the top-grossing iPhone dating app in the U.S.
2013 revenue totaled $178.2M (+63% Y/Y), and net loss $2.6M. Competitors include InterActiveCorp's (IACI) Match, OKCupid, and Tinder properties. Tinder was reportedly valued at $500M in a recent transaction.