Markus Frind created Plentyoffish.com one of the largest dating websites in the world in 2003. After reaching over 15 million users and 10 million in revenues markus hired his first employee in 2008. The company today has around 80 employees and is a very large dating sites in all english speaking countries and places like Spain, France, Brazil. Plentyoffish was recently sold to Match.com for a enterprise value of over 800 Million CDN. The sale is unique in that Markus was the sole shareholder at time of sale having bootstrapped it all the way.