The Match Group—parent company of dating brands Match, OkCupid and Tinder—has announced that it’s preparing for an initial public offering and expecting a big, billion-dollars valuation. The company is also going on a roadshow to court potential investors.
Headlines for the Match IPO story today have been staying on the classy pun-less side (except for this one). It seems that editors felt that the hed/dek pun possibilities of this IPO is not worth exploring. We, here at The Atlantic, beg to differ. (Thanks to David, Megan, and Krishnadev for their contributions.)
A match made on Wall Street.
It’s an app looking for that.
Swipe left for anything less.
And perhaps raise its own little baby apps.
A press release says they’re talking.
It’s the best way to use behavior for romance and profit.
“Do you want to invest, or not?”
Show just how attractive this platform is (for advertisers).
Is Wall Street ready to put its money where its heart is?
The Match.com IPO is the perfect opportunity for the press to push the headline envelope into new territory—emojis.
Match ️s Wall Street
Match s at Wall Street
Here is one in the more traditional format: “Match Group Looking for Investors That Are Down to Fund”