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Gary Kremen, Founder Of Match.com

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Gary Kremen, Founder Of Match.com

Gary Kremen, Founder Of Match.com

Gary Kremen, Founder Of Match.com

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Gary is a serial entrepreneur who launched Match.com, the online dating service, in 1993. A host of other online matchmaking personals companies have hatched as a result of Gary's innovation. Gary also registered a number of lucrative domain names in the early days of the internet including housing.com, jobs.com, and autos.com. He was also the early owner of sex.com, which was the subject of a legal dispute that was ultimately resolved in Gary's favor. More recently, Gary has been involved in innovations in the clean tech and financial services industries.

Brothers Bertrand and Roy Sosa emigrated from Mexico with their mother when they were teenagers in 1986. Together, the brothers started Netspend,the first prepaid debit card company focused on the "underbanked" population in the United States.

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