Born in Bavaria in 1979, Markus Frind is a German based internet entrepreneur, who is best known to be the founder of PlentyOfFish. Founded in 2003, PlentyOfFish or POF is one of the most popular online dating sites primarily used in Canada, UK, Australia, Brazil, US and Ireland. While Markus has kept it free to use, revenue is generated through online advertising. They also offer premium services to the POF users, through which they can see the last view of a user profile, and whether a user has seen or deleted a message. The headquarters of the POF is situated on the 26th floor of a skyscraper, the roof of which has a revolving restaurant.
Graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 1999, Frind gained a diploma of Computer Systems Technology. After that, he worked with a number of online companies, and landed with a company where he detected and fixed errors in their website. This is such a humble job to start with, but Markus Frind had higher ambitions. In 2003, he developed an online dating website, PlentyOfFish,