- RTL Ventures, the investment arm of RTL, has dating Pepper sold to Match Media, the company behind the sites match4me and 50plusmatch. That made RTL on Thursday, without mentioning financial details.
Pepper distinguishes itself from other dating sites because users can dress up their profiles as a bulletin board with all pictures, videos and music clips. The site was launched from RTL Ventures in 2011 and now claims to be the number three in the market.
'' This shows that RTL has the power to also notice in other domains than grow TVs, emphasizes investment director Vincent Pieterson RTL Ventures. On the sale, he says: '' The dating market in the past five years with the entry of large international tech players become more and more mature and more and more consolidation takes place. 'Pieterson believes in having internationally active Match Media found an enterprising and stable party Pepper can further expand, possibly across the border.