Change in eDarling managing Director Christian Vollmann, from rising .
eDarling has to do in the future without Christian Vollmann. The series founder, withdraws from the operational business. The former shareholders of eDarling buy back the company’s shares in the US-Dating site eHarmony .
15. May 2013, Munich, Germany –[nbsp]After four years, the Berlin-based Online-Dating company eDarling, has drawn Christian Vollmann from operating activities, as several sources confirm. He remains according to their own information, however, remains a shareholder and Board member. The company’s founder Lukas Brosseder and David Khalil will lead the Online Portal now first alone.
Vollmann, who was the founder of the Online Dating company, “iLove”, and the Video-platform “YouTube” was started in 2009 at the Berlin-based StartUp. After its Foundation, with the help of the incubator Rocket Internet in 2008, eDarling had experienced a rapid growth. The matchmaking is operated by Affinitas GmbH, one of the Dating platform “Shop a man”. eDarling is now in 20 markets in Europe and South America. For the past year, eDarling had targeted a turnover of 50 million euros, and Reaching the income threshold attached to.
In 2010, the US Dating site, eHarmony was started with 30 percent in the case of eDarling. The American company became an Option to purchase the entire company expired and was looking for the last exit, before it was eventually acquired by the former shareholders, for probably $ 30 million from eDarling out.
Vollmann has made more detailed information as to his future plans after his departure from eDarling. According to his own statement, he is now looking for “new challenges” and said he had already a concrete idea, don’t let go of him “”.