Blog acquires and enters new territories acquires and enters new territories

  • £300k acquisition.
  • Presence in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.

London, 31st January 2008:, provider of software and services that enable brands to create their own online dating sites, today announced the £300,000 acquisition of, a social networking site for serving and ex-military personnel. was originally launched in 2001 with the aim of reuniting older veterans from the British armed forces. Today, membership exceeds 120,000 spread over a diverse community of veterans and those currently serving in military operations overseas. The site has reunited hundreds of people and provides a platform for service personnel to meet up and have lively discussions, as well as make introductions that have led to more than one marriage. is aligned with the service personnel’s interests and has to date worked with the Royal British Legion to raise over £70,000.

Ross Williams, Chairman,, said: “We are excited to bring under the umbrella. The acquisition will help move into the social networking arena, ahead of the launch of” will continue its growth with plans to enter new markets including South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, by mid 2008.

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