Match adopts interview Tinder- off CEO
- Match Group, the company behind the famous dating app Tinder, Wednesday distanced himself from an interview with Sean Rad, CEO Tinder, earlier that day appeared in the Evening Standard. The article was not " authorized or permitted," declared match.
The company made this statement in a document filed Wednesday with the SEC, the US regulator of the various stock exchanges. Thursday's match, which also include dating companies Match and OkCupid, the trade fair. The company announced Wednesday also known to the shares for 12 dollars each trade. Earlier, it had a cost of between 12 and 14 dollars estimated.
The interview of the 29-year-old Rad's possible conflict with the rules of the SEC. In the weeks prior to an IPO that companies should not promote themselves in the media. The content was quite unhappy. Rad stated in the interview to include more addicted to the datingapp and a supermodel sex begged him to have rejected. Further he says excited by intellect, but here used the incorrect term for sodomy.
Additionally, Match said in response, the data that the journalist used incorrectly. The article states that Tinder has about 80 million users and 1.8 billion swipes per day. This should be 1.4 billion swipes according Match and 9.6 million users a day.