BEIJING, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that the number of registered user accounts on Jiayuan.com reached the 90 million milestone at around 7 p.m., Beijing Time on July 7, 2013.
Jiayuan became the first and only publicly-listed Chinese online dating company with its IPO on NASDAQ in May 2011. The number of registered user accounts on Jiayuan.com since its IPO has more than doubled.
"We are extremely encouraged by the ongoing growth in our registered user base despite the vigorous competitive environment. This success is partly driven by the growing popularity of Jiayuan's leading mobile offering," said Mr. Linguang Wu, CEO of Jiayuan.
Mr. Wu added, "Jiayuan's focus on user experience and helping our users find the best potential matches has always been at the core of our success. China's largest database of eligible singles combined with our industry leading search and matching technology ensures that Jiayuan users have the best possible chance of finding suitable matches online."
Jiayuan.com hit the 80 million registered user accounts milestone on January 19, 2013.
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Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan") (NASDAQ: DATE) operates the largest online dating platform in China. Jiayuan is committed to providing a trusted, effective, and user-focused online dating platform that addresses the dating and marriage needs of China's rapidly growing urban singles population. As a pioneer in China's online dating market, Jiayuan ranks first in terms of number of unique visitors, average time spent per user and average page views per user among all online dating websites in China in 2012, according to iResearch. Jiayuan recorded an average of 5.2 million monthly active user accounts in the first quarter of 2013. Every two of Jiayuan's American Depositary Shares represent three ordinary shares.
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