Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013
Cupid plc [LSE AIM: CUP], publisher of the world’s most popular and fastest growing online dating communities, is pleased to announce it won two prestigious industry awards. At this year’s iDate Awards, Cupid.com, the company’s flagship product, was recognized for its excellence in online dating site user experience and design, with awards for both Best Dating Site and Best Dating Site Design.
The 2013 iDate Awards took place during the iDate Online Dating Industry SuperConference, held in Las Vegas. The iDate Awards highlight the best and most innovative companies in the online dating and matchmaking industry, with votes cast by the public for nominees across 13 award categories. This year, Cupid received awards for the two categories for which it was nominated.
“We’re both pleased and honoured to receive two awards at this year’s iDate Awards — especially for our core product, which now has more than 14 million members,” said Bill Dobbie, CEO and co-founder of Cupid plc. “This year, we have even more innovation planned, and we’re aiming to exceed our members’ expectations and delight them with new features and experiences.”
Cupid develops online dating sites that are focused on engaging users with appealing design and features that encourage member interaction and retention. In addition to its core product, Cupid.com, the company offers a range of sites that cater to specific interests and demographics. Cupid’s secret to success is being quick to adapt to new technologies and platforms, and offering online dating products that are optimized for people looking for websites that are geared for traditional dating, casual dating, niche audiences, and social discovery.
ABOUT CUPID PLC
Since its formation in 2005, Cupid has established itself as the global leader in online dating, with a base of more than 54 million members in 58 countries, and revenues of £53 million in 2011. Cupid plc was listed on AIM in June 2010 (LSE AIM:CUP). The company offers a wide variety of online dating services (traditional dating, casual dating, and niche dating) that appeal to dating users of diverse ages, cultures, and social interest groups. Visit Cupid on the Web at http://www.cupidplc.com, and follow us on http://facebook.com/cupidcom/ and Twitter @cupidplc.