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Spark Networks is a provider of online personal services, helping people make connections and foster meaningful relationships. The Company's websites and mobile applications enable adults to meet online, participate in a community and form relationships. It provides this opportunity through many features on its websites, such as profiles, onsite email centers, real-time chat rooms, instant messaging services and offline singles events. Spark Networks operates several international websites available in English, Hebrew, and French.

TypePublic
Founded1997
HQBerlin, DE
Websitespark.net
Employee Ratings4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)290
Job Openings18
Revenue (FY, 2016)$35.1 M(-27%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)$4.6
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Spark Networks

Benjamin Hoskins

Benjamin Hoskins

Chief Technology Officer
Jeronimo Folgueira

Jeronimo Folgueira

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer & Director of the Board
Rob OHare

Rob OHare

Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer
Michael Schrezenmaier

Michael Schrezenmaier

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer
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Spark Networks Office Locations

Spark Networks has offices in Berlin, Lehi, Los Angeles, New York and in 1 other location
Berlin, DE (HQ)
41-43 Kohlfurter Str.
Herzliya, IL
1 Sapir St
Lehi, US
3300 Ashton Blvd #240
Los Angeles, US
11150 Santa Monica Blvd #600
New York, US
524 Broadway
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Spark Networks Financials and Metrics

Spark Networks Revenue

Spark Networks's revenue was reported to be $35.09 m in FY, 2016 which is a 27.1% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

6.6m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

5.0m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

74.6%

Net income (Q2, 2017)

(2.5m)

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

(2.8m)

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2020)

119.9m

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2020)

4.6

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

9.8m
Spark Networks's current market capitalization is $119.9 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

48.5m61.7m69.4m61.6m48.1m35.1m

Revenue growth, %

(11%)(22%)(27%)

Cost of goods sold

24.1m12.9m

Gross profit

24.1m22.2m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

12.0m12.7m14.6m15.0m15.9m17.3m17.6m17.4m16.6m15.8m15.0m13.5m12.3m11.7m9.9m9.1m8.4m7.3m6.6m

Cost of goods sold

6.2m2.7m2.3m2.4m1.7m

Gross profit

3.6m6.4m6.1m4.9m5.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

37%71%72%68%75%
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

15.1m10.5m14.7m11.7m6.6m11.4m

Accounts Receivable

1.1m1.5m1.6m1.3m790.0k525.0k

Prepaid Expenses

1.2m861.0k

Current Assets

18.4m14.1m19.4m15.6m9.4m13.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(1.6m)(15.0m)(12.4m)(1.1m)(1.4m)(6.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7m1.7m2.0m2.1m2.3m3.5m

Accounts Payable

(100.0k)1.4m782.0k(2.1m)57.0k(1.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.1m(3.9m)(7.8m)(1.3m)1.6m(1.4m)
USDQ2, 2011

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Spark Networks Operating Metrics

Spark Networks's Paying Subscribers was reported to be 142.4 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Average Paying Subscribers

261.73 k203.56 k178.41 k

Paying Subscribers

215.52 k200.02 k142.37 k

Trademarks (Foreign)

6

Trademarks (US)

5
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Spark Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ZooskMarch 20, 2019$258 m

Spark Networks Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Spark Networks Revenue Breakdown

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Spark Networks revenue breakdown by business segment: 55.2% from Christian Networks, 40.1% from Jewish Networks and 4.6% from Other

Spark Networks Online and Social Media Presence

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Spark Networks News and Updates

Spark Networks SE Reports First Half 2018 Results

BERLIN, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Networks SE (NYSE American: LOV), one of the world's leading online dating platforms, leveraging premium, complementary brands including EliteSingles, eDarling, Jdate, Christian Mingle, JSwipe, SilverSingles, and Attractive World reported its...

Spark Networks Blogs

Spark Networks SE to Participate Virtually in the 15th Annual Needham Technology & Media Conference on May 19, 2020

BERLIN --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2020-- Spark Networks SE (NYSE American: LOV), one of the world's leading online dating platforms leveraging premium, complementary brands including Zoosk , EliteSingles, Jdate, Christian Mingle, eDarling, JSwipe and SilverSingles, today announced that members of

Spark Networks SE Reports Preliminary Second Half And Full Year 2019 Results

2019 revenue up 44% year-over-year (8) Second half total registrations increased 72%, average paying subs increased 113% year-over-year Expected 2019 cash flow from operating activities up 92% year-over-year BERLIN , April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Spark Networks SE (NYSE American: LOV), one of the

Spark Networks to Report Second Half 2019 and Full Year 2019 Financial Results on April 29, 2020

- Management team plans to discuss 2019 results and provide outlook for 2020 - Company is prepared to navigate COVID-19 crisis and expects COVID-19's impact on online dating to be lower than that of the economy at large BERLIN , March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Networks (NYSE: LOV), the global

Open Letter to the Shareholders of Spark Networks SE

BERLIN, GERMANY-- September 30, 2019 Open Letter to the Shareholders of Spark Networks SE, 2019 has already been the most eventful year in Spark’s history. We have closed our largest acquisition to date which has meant growing our team, our Board of Directors and our shareholder base while also

Amazon Web Services Talks To Spark CTO, Ben Hoskins, About Migrating To The Cloud

When Affinitas merged with Spark Networks Inc. in 2017, our portfolio expanded from three to nine apps overnight. These apps spanned various technology platforms, for which our existing data center setup simply wasn’t sufficient, so our CTO, Ben Hoskins, set to work devising a way to build out a

Amazon Web Services Talks To CTO, Ben Hoskins, About Migrating To The Cloud

Amazon Web Services Talks To CTO, Ben Hoskins, About Migrating To The Cloud phoebe.dunn@af… Mon, 08/19/2019 - 06:33 Amazon Web Services Talks To Spark CTO, Ben Hoskins, About Migrating To The Cloud August 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT This relea…
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Spark Networks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Spark Networks founded?

    Spark Networks was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Spark Networks key executives?

    Spark Networks's key executives are Benjamin Hoskins, Jeronimo Folgueira and Rob OHare.

  • How many employees does Spark Networks have?

    Spark Networks has 290 employees.

  • What is Spark Networks revenue?

    Latest Spark Networks annual revenue is $35.1 m.

  • What is Spark Networks revenue per employee?

    Latest Spark Networks revenue per employee is $121 k.

  • Who are Spark Networks competitors?

    Competitors of Spark Networks include QuackQuack.in, Match.com and NearGroup.

  • Where is Spark Networks headquarters?

    Spark Networks headquarters is located at 41-43 Kohlfurter Str., Berlin.

  • Where are Spark Networks offices?

    Spark Networks has offices in Berlin, Lehi, Los Angeles, New York and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Spark Networks have?

    Spark Networks has 5 offices.