Our mission: to help singles
find love and happiness

As Europe’s leading name in dating, we’re relentlessly focused on offering the most innovative services to support singles in their search for a serious relationship.

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Present in 21 countries

30M

More than 30 million people have met someone through us*

47M

47 million messages exchanged every month**

Our Brands

We offer the most comprehensive service in the dating industry, helping all singles who want to start a serious relationship, whatever their age or style.

Launched in France in 2001, Meetic operates in 12 countries: France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Launched in the United States in 1995, Match operates in 6 countries: the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

LoveScout24 operates in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Lexa ranks number 1 for serious dating in the Netherlands.***

Launched in 2017, DisonsDemain is the dating service of choice for singles over 50. DisonsDemain operates in France and Belgium.

Zweisam operates in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Since 2017, Ourtime has been launched in 5 countries: Spain, the UK, Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands.

Affiny, the dating service based on profile compatibility, operates in France and the UK.

Meetic Affinity operates in Spain, Italy, Belgium and Portugal.
Match Affinity operates in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Ireland.

Affinity dating in Germany.

Affinity dating in the Netherlands.

Transcending boundaries
with Match Group

Because we’re always stronger together, Meetic is part of Match Group, a world leader in online dating. Our shared passion constantly drives us to create new technology that brings people together.

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Our Services

As pioneers of online dating, we’re relentlessly revolutionising the ways singles connect.

Trust and Safety

Dating is a deeply personal experience.
Meetic Europe is dedicated to helping singles create a community of trust, because respect for each other means peace of mind for everyone.

  • Trust
  • Safety

Meetic Europe works closely with singles to provide them with a smooth experience and safe dating opportunities, while also giving them the tools to act if problems arise.
Whatever their need, emergency or concern, we provide users with advice and tools, and redirect them to dedicated public platforms.
Seeking help is the first step towards peace of mind.

Security Center Meetic

Meetic Europe has always been committed to providing singles with a safe and supportive experience.
Users can count on our Customer Care, Moderation and Security teams to be responsive, experienced and available 24 hours a day.
Plus, thanks to Lara, our artificial intelligence dating coach, Meetic detects cases of cyber-harassment and steps in to help singles who are being targeted.

Customer Care
Our Love Story

In tune with singles and societal changes for 20 years,
Meetic Europe continually adapts and evolves its services to better meet the needs of people looking for love.

Creation of Meetic2001Creation of Meetic

Over dinner with his newly divorced friends, entrepreneur Marc Simoncini thought up the idea of Meetic, Europe’s first dating site.

Meetic launches its mobile app2010Meetic launches its mobile app

What if you could meet someone online, anytime, anywhere? After the mobile version in 2003, the Meetic teams launched their first mobile app.

Meetic joins Match Group2011Meetic joins Match Group

As the leading name in dating in 15 European countries, Meetic Europe decided the time was right to team up and grow! Meetic joined Match Group, which at the time was operating 150 brands and products for consumers.

Meetic events2012Meetic events

To give singles another way to connect, Meetic Europe launched its singles events: dinners, workshops, after-work drinks, etc., organised locally and on a regular basis.

Lara, artificial intelligence by Meetic2016Lara, artificial intelligence by Meetic

Harnessing artificial intelligence for love, in January 2016, Meetic launched the first-ever dating chatbot on Facebook Messenger: Lara.

Creation of DisonsDemain2017Creation of DisonsDemain

Meetic Europe set out to break the taboo on dating after the age of 50 by creating DisonsDemain in France (followed by Ourtime in the UK and Zweisam in Germany). A service 100% dedicated to a generation that had previously been overlooked by dating apps.

Live innovations2021Live innovations

With the pandemic making it difficult for singles to meet in real life, Meetic introduced an innovative range of Live events for singles to connect from home. Lara Live Dates, Live Games, LiveCoaching, Live Rooms, Live Twitch – there’s something for everyone.

Our Executive Committee
  • Julien Chouteau is a graduate of KEDGE Business School Bordeaux and holds a postgraduate diploma in accounting and management (DSCG). He began his career as an auditor with Deloitte. He then spent 3 years at JC Decaux, where he worked for the Group Finance Department in the Consolidation division. In 2011, he joined the Meetic group in a Financial Planning & Analysis role, before being appointed CFO in March 2019.
    Julien Chouteau CFO Match Group EMEA
  • Christophe Ozimek holds a Master’s degree in Physics from the Paris 6 University. He joined the Meetic group in 2009 as Director of IT Operations. He has been CIO since August 2015. Christophe Ozimek began his career in IT consulting, mainly for Telco and web clients. He then spent 7 years acquiring extensive technical experience, moving from the role of IT consultant to IT Operations Director at AOL in 2006.
    Christophe Ozimek CIO Meetic Europe
  • After graduating from Ecole Polytechnique in 1998, Matthieu Jacquier went on to complete a Master of Science at Stanford University (USA), followed by an MBA at Sciences Po. He focused on products and innovation at SFR and Coyote Systems, and then specialised in digital strategy through various roles within the SNCF group. He joined Meetic Europe as Chief Product & Customer Officer in 2017, and then became CEO in March 2019.
    Matthieu Jacquier CEO Meetic Europe
  • With over 20 years’ experience in marketing, Céline has worked in the FMCG and pure play sectors, on both the B2C and B2B sides. In 2011, she joined the Photobox group to boost its growth in Europe, and then LesFurets.com, as Chief Marketing Officer. Céline has a strong track record in developing digital strategies, brand equity, innovation and the customer experience.
    Céline Boudière CMO Meetic Europe
  • Sylvie Oudin studied English and German at the University of Lyon and also graduated with an executive diploma in international general management from ESSEC Business School. She joined the Meetic group in 2015 as Director of Human Resources and is now VP People for Match Group EMEA. Sylvie began her HR career at General Electric, working on international mobility. She then moved on to HR Director positions in various sectors, such as industrial, real estate and consulting.
    Sylvie Oudin VP People, Match Group EMEA
  • Céline Mutz holds a DEA in Literary, Artistic and Industrial Property from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas and an LL.M. from the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich. She started her career as a lawyer at the Paris Bar. After 11 years spent in law firms, she joined the corporate world in 2014 at Demandware. She joined the Match Group in 2017 as General Counsel EMEA and was appointed General Counsel EMEA-APAC in 2018.
    Céline Mutz VP Associate General Counsel, Match Group EMEA / APAC
  • Gabrielle graduated from the ESIEE school of engineering and obtained a Master’s degree in digital communication from Sciences-Po Paris. She worked in digital portals and search services at MSN and then at LeGuide.com. She joined the SNCF group in 2011 and contributed to the launch of its Digital Strategy Department in 2014, when she was Director of Innovation and Digital Transformation Programmes. In 2019, Gabrielle joined the Meetic group as Chief Product and Customer Officer.
    Gabrielle Gleysteen CPO Meetic Europe
  • Alistair Shrimpton joined Meetic as Managing Director of UK Operations in 2007. He is now responsible for managing key strategic partnerships in Europe and leads European M&A activities. Earlier in his career, he was the UK Managing Director for Skype, having first moved into the internet world in 1999 as Managing Director of Internet Recruitment for Jobline.
    Alistair Shrimpton Director of Development Meetic Europe

*Estimate of the number of people who have met through Meetic's services in Europe (France, Italy, Spain, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden). Figure obtained by extrapolating the results of a survey carried out by Dynata in July 2021, on 14,038 people aged 18+, to the entire population of this age group (Source: Eurostat 2020-2021). In this survey, 12% of respondents on average said they had met someone through Meetic Europe’s services (17% in France, 16% in Italy, 15% in Spain, 8% in the UK, 9% in the Netherlands, 7% in Germany and 11% in Sweden) **Internal data – average number of messages sent per month through Meetic Europe’s services – July to September 2021. ***According to a KANTAR survey conducted on behalf of Meetic Europe between 5 and 20 March 2020, based on a representative sample of 1,239 singles in the Netherlands aged between 18 and 75 years. Results for singles who knew of at least one online dating service.