AdAge features BharatMatrimony TVC in Top 3 Ads of the Week
Advertising Age India has featured BharatMatrimony's 'Lakhon Mein Ek' TVC among top three TVCs released by end of 2015. The storyline creative directors have taken for this TVC is realistic, and immediately helps audiences connect with it, it said.
Matrimony.com's MIMA wins NASSCOM 'Excellence in Analytics' 2015 Award
MIMA (Matrimony.com's Intelligent Matchmaking Algorithm) won the prestigious NASSCOM award for Top 50 'Excellence in Analytics' 2015, for its amazing personalised matchmaking recommendation engine. MIMA is a home grown machine learning algorithm that computes results in real-time using Big Data technologies and Data Sciences.
BharatMatrimony wins Best and Most Popular Website Award 2015
The Best and Most Popular Website (2015) has been bagged by BharatMatrimony, in its category. The Website of the Year award is the people's choice award initiative by research agency MetrixLab. The award is based on user scores on content, navigation, design and recommendation intention.
BharatMatrimony wins Laadli jury award for portraying women positively.
"BharatMatrimony redefined compatibility in marriage by highlighting the right of women to work for her self- fulfillment," said the Laadli Jury at the sixth National Laadli Media & Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity, held in Mumbai. The award is for positive portrayal of women in our Happy Marriages TV Ad.
BharatMatrimony judged Most Popular Website of 2014
The Website of the Year award is the online people's choice award initiative by online research agency MetrixLab. BharatMatrimony has won the prize for Most Popular Website in one relevant category.
Ranked India's Most Trusted Matrimony Brand by The Brand Trust Report 2014
A survey conducted across 16 cities by Brand Trust Report (2014) on 61 critical brand and trust points has confirmed that BharatMatrimony is indeed India's most trusted online matrimony brand. The Brand Trust Report survey is conducted by Trust Research Advisory (TRA) annually. The survey covered 20,000 brands.
Launch of new TVC
Successfully repositioned the brand to stand for Happy Marriages. The strategy took about two years to evolve with a series of new features on the site. It culminated in the launch of The Happy Marriage TVC in Oct 2013, an Ad that was ranked among Top 10 Ads of 2013 by the Brand Equity panel of The Economic Times.
Tambulya launches two more stores
After the success of the first store on RK Salai, India's first return gift store for every occasion, Tambulya, opened two more stores at Express Avenue and The Forum Vijaya Mall in Chennai.
Economic Times features CEO among Top Entrepreneurs of the Year
India's most respected business newspaper The Economic Times nominated Murugavel Janakiraman, CEO of Matrimony.com, to the prestigious Top Eight Entrepreneurs of the year nominee list, for the second time.
The nomination is testimony to his leadership in building Matrimony.com into the world's leading matrimony brand. He has been featured in the list for "the creation of successful and enduring brands, leadership and vision; and a transformational approach to business and industry that has left a lasting mark."
Earlier in 2011, he made it to the Top Eight Entrepreneurs of the year nominee list. The 'Entrepreneur of the year' category recognized his business acumen, success in developing innovative new products, impact on millions of people around the globe, his ability to enter the big league and take on the best in the world.
BharatMatrimony wins Best Website of the Year Award!
BharatMatrimony was awarded the Website of The Year Award 2013 by MetrixLab. 238 websites were nominated over 20 categories and more than 124,000 votes were cast to decide the winners.
The Website of the Year award is the online people's choice award initiative by online research agency MetrixLab. BharatMatrimony has won the prize for Most Popular & Best Website in one relevant category.
BharatMatrimony Bags Best VC backed consumer award
Matrimony.com, India's leading internet conglomerate was awarded India's best Private Equity backed consumer internet company at VCCircle annual awards 2013. VCCircle Awards is instituted to recognise the most outstanding private equity backed Indian companies in 12 categories.
Speaking on the occasion Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder and CEO, Matrimony.com said that "We would like to thank our investors who have trusted in our business model through the years and we are very happy to be recognized by VCCircle as one of India's top PE backed consumer internet company for 2013. Our objective has always been to create an innovative, global product company, and this recognition serves as a reminder that we are on the right path. In the coming years we will continue to pioneer newer technologies that will benefit our million members"
Launch of Mobile Apps developed in-house
In 2013, we launched the BharatMatrimony mobile apps on Android and iOs platforms, developed by our own tech team. The BharatMatrimony app is the first of its kind in the matrimony domain in India. Members can now easily shortlist, express interest to prospects, send mails and edit profiles with a simple swipe. Mobile is critical to us and so we decided to build the capability internally. We were early adopters of mobile and have moved to a mobile first strategy now.
BharatMatrimony has reached yet another milestone in the field of online matrimony.
Effective 20th November 2012, BharatMatrimony has become the Only Matrimony Site in the World with 100% Verified Mobile Numbers. Profiles who have not verified their mobile numbers will not be part of our site any more. All profiles are reachable through mobile.
Guinness World Record for Largest Wedding Album
BharatMatrimony has achieved the Guinness World Record Certificate for creating the largest wedding photo album. This is a spectacular milestone on Matrimony Day, April 14th as we celebrate 12 years of our journey towards creating happy marriages.
BharatMatrimony has launched MillionWeddingPics.com which aims to collect over a million wedding pics to set the Guinness Book of World Records for the category "the world's largest photo wedding album". This album will be unveiled by BharatMatrimony on April 14th, observed as Matrimony Day.
BharatMatrimony introduces "Tinies" an initiative to keep in touch with our success couples, after they are successfully married. Members can upload their child's photos on the BharatMatrimony network and spread the joy. BharatMatrimony's social initiative along with Isha Foundation will plant a tree for each photo uploaded on Tinies.
BharatMatrimony celebrated Matrimony Day on April 14th to bring about a global awareness on the good effects of marriage. Matrimony Day is a day for married couples to realise the worth of each other and renew their vows of love and togetherness forever. This is also to encourage the young generation of marriageable age to understand the true values of marriage and encourage them to take that big decision. The festivity started well in advance with the launch of Matrimony Day Express, Cool online contests and offers, Classic Online Greeting Cards and Matrimony Day Caller tunes. The offline All-India Signature Campaign, Matrimony Day XPRESS had a significant role in reaching the Matrimony Day message across India.
Matrimony Day Express
In the advent of Matrimony Day on April 14th, BharatMatrimony launched a novel idea of Matrimony Day Express - the All-India Signature Campaign, Matrimony Day XPRESS flagged off by Ms Akhila Srinivasan, MD, Shriram Investments, in the presence of BharatMatrimony CEO, Murugavel Janakiraman in Chennai on March 21st. The Xpress rolled out from Chennai, across, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, New Delhi with the Grand Finale at Kolkata on April 12th.
100 Online Matrimony Meets in 1 Day
BharatMatrimony conducted 100 matrimony meets for different communities in 1 day and at one time on March 27. It is for the first time that a record 100 meets was held in a single day. During the Online Matrimony Meet, members communicated for 3 hours through uninterrupted chat conversations with as many prospects as they wanted. Members could chat, exchange views and share horoscopes with other members in their community. The response was really good in terms of participation.
Exclusive International TV Ads for Gujaratis and Punjabis Worldwide
BharatMatrimony has launched television TV commercials for Gujarati Matrimony and Punjabi Matrimony to reach out to the international audience.
BharatMatrimony has launched an exclusive gifting portal 'MatrimonyGifts.com', to offer unique gifting ideas for weddings so that one can shop for a perfect gift online to make the newly wed couple feel special. MatrimonyGifts.com has many categories like Cakes and Flowers, Home Decor, Artefacts, Apparels, Exclusive Jewellery Collections and Personalised Gifts.
BharatMatrimony launched Matrimony Directory, the one stop portal to get everything needed to plan a perfect wedding. Astrology Religious Services,Beauty Grooming, Travels Tours, Hotels Accomadation, Decorators, Jewelers and Wedding Cards are few to name.
ICC Cricket World Cup Doosra Caption Contest
BharatMatrimony was the Presenting Sponsor of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Doosra Caption Contest and conducted the Doosra Contest and other Contests. Some of our members bagged prizes like Apple iPad, ICC Branded Cap & Two T-shirts and paid memberships on BharatMatrimony .
Alerts on G Talk
Now BharatMatrimony members can get alerts on receiving Express Interests or Personalised Messages from other members whenever they are online on G-Talk. They can add
BharatMatrimony Joins Hands With LinkedIn
When it comes to marriage, professional identity is as important as personal identity. Now members can display your career details along with their personal details in their matrimony profile. This will enhance the credibility and improve the response to member's profile.
Recently Updated Profiles
Members can get alerts of recently updated profiles of shortlisted members, preferred matching profiles and members who match their partner preference through email and Home Page notifications.
Independence Day TV Commercial
On the eve to celebrate Independence Day and remind the nation about the importance of happy matrimony , BharatMatrimony launched the new TVC to spread the message of building future Bharat through happy matrimony'.
My Home Page
The new and impressive 'My Home' Page has important features like 'Search', 'Messages & Interests' ,'Edit Profile' and 'Social Updates' easily accessible on top panel . 'My Matches' and 'My Messages' segments have been perfectly aligned below the 'Profile Completeness' section. 'Shortlisted Profiles' and 'Recently Updated Profiles' segment can be viewed clearly in My Home page.
The Largest Matrimony Network in India!
BharatMatrimony has the largest matrimony network to help you with all your matrimony needs. Walk in to the nearest branch to avail the services below:
BharatMatrimony now on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and Nokia
BharatMatrimony Mobile Apps can now help you find a life partner right from your mobile phone- anytime, anywhere. Now members can explore partner search by downloading BharatMatrimony Mobile Apps that comes absolutely Free with iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and with select Nokia Phones as inbuilt Apps.
BharatMatrimony Apps available on Panasonic Viera TV
BharatMatrimony in a unique first of its kind initiative with Panasonic, offers matrimony services on Panasonic Viera TV. The Matrimony App comes FREE with Panasonic Viera TV. You can watch your favorite programs and alongside search for a life partner.
Consim Launches Marriage Portal For Defence Personnel
Consim Info Pvt. Ltd. has launched an exclusive matrimony portal www.defencematrimony.com which caters to the matrimonial needs of the Defence community across the globe. It will provide online matrimony service to all the three wings of the armed forces - the Army, Air Force and Navy personnel. Defence personnel seeking life partners will now be able to access a matrimony website designed exclusively for them as this portal helps them connect with a partner from their community irrespective of whether they are from the same city or across continents. The website not only contains profiles of defence officers and their children but also of lower rank personnel. The service is free for war widows and physically challenged servicemen.
Grand Success of Mega Online Matrimony Meet 100 Meets in 30 days
BharatMatrimony has successfully conducted 100 Online Matrimony Meets for different communities in 30 days. The purpose of the Mega Online Matrimony Meet was to create a platform for members from the same community to meet, interact and discover their perfect match. During the 3 hours of allotted time, members could exchange chat messages and e-mail messages with prospects and their family members. They could exchange information, upload photos and horoscope, send e-mails and have all their queries answered.
This novel event was introduced to help lakhs of singles looking for a life partner, speed-up their chances of marriage.
Thirumana Vaibhava Vizha
TamilMatrimony, a part of BharatMatrimony has successfully organized 'Thirumana Vaibhava Vizha' - an exclusive matrimony alliance search for all members & non-members in Coimbatore, Salem and Chennai. The Vizha helped people register with easy steps and they were provided with matching profiles on the spot. Participants got a free Astro consultation and exclusive TamilMatrimony services like free Photo upload & horoscope generation on the spot. Free gifts and special discounts were also provided for all the packs for on spot payment. Similarly, KeralaMatrimony organized the Magalya Mela in Cochin.
BharatMatrimony launches Voice Messages
For the first time in the history of online matrimony, "Voice Messages" an all new feature has been introduced by BharatMatrimony, to help members express themselves better.
Members can now connect through Voice and exchange messages without revealing their phone number. Infact members can send messages without ringing the other person's phone and interrupting their personal space. Voice Messaging adds that personal touch and is perfect for members who like to express their feelings vocally.
Members can record a voice message and send it to potential matches. They can listen to the message at their convenience and send a voice reply or decline the voice message if they are not interested.
TamilMatrimony was the associate sponsor of Chennai Marathon to contribute towards supporting the cause of Give Life, a publicly owned charity organization providing holistic education and development for under privileged children. TamilMatrimony had put up an Extravagant Wedding Mandap Setup at the start of the event at the Marina.
TV commercials on air
BharatMatrimony has launched television commercials for TamilMatrimony, KeralaMatrimony, Privilege Matrimony and Elite Matrimony which is aired on all major television channels.
Matrimony Branches across India
BharatMatrimony has launched a total of 37 matrimony branches across India in the year 2010. These branches offer one-stop solution to help people find a life partner from any caste or community in India . At the offices, customers will be guided by professionally trained customer care team who will assist in their partner search. The services offered are walk-in at your convenience, get assisted by professionals, walk-out with contact details of matching alliances.
Exclusive NRI Matrimony Portals
BharatMatrimony has launched exclusive matrimony portals for Malaysian Tamils and Singaporean Tamils respectively. TamilMatrimony.com.sg is an exclusive matrimony portal for Singaporean Tamils from all walks of life. TamilMatrimony.com.my is an exclusive site for the Malaysian Tamils to help them find a perfect match.
JCI honours the CEO
The CEO of BharatMatrimony was honoured with the title of 'Outstanding Young Person for the Year 2010' by JCI (Junior Chamber International India). He was one among the prestigious winners for his achievements made as a prudent and ambitious entrepreneur. He has been the catalyst to bring the concept of online media to help search desired brides and grooms.
BharatMatrimony completes 13 years in bringing people together.
This year 2010, BharatMatrimony completes 13 years in the field of online matrimony. What started as a matrimony site with a few members has now grown to be the Most Trusted Matrimony Brand with over 2 Crore members. BharatMatrimony has also gained phenomenal recognition in the online industry as being one of the most innovative companies in the world and has topped the charts both in the India Online Matrimony category & NRI Online Matrimony category. A consistent success rate in getting people together in marriage has kept BharatMatrimony ahead of all competition. BharatMatrimony has an unbeatable record number of success stories to its credit till date.
Matrimony Day - April 14
Matrimony Day has been first created by BharatMatrimony, a part of Consim Info Pvt. Ltd. to honour the institution of marriage and cherish that ultimate bond in human relationships. The day has been created to encourage people to get married and experience the joys of matrimony. BharatMatrimony believes that this day would soon gain momentum and recognition and will be celebrated universally just like Valentine's Day, Father's Day and Mother's Day.
AbilityMatrimony.com is a free matrimony service exclusively created for people with special needs and those wanting to marry them. AbilityMatrimony.com aspires to connect its differently-abled members on a common platform. BharatMatrimony, a part of Consim Info Pvt. Ltd. is a socially responsible organization committed to making marriages happen for all sections of society. BharatMatrimony believes that by having an exclusive free service for people with special needs, more people will join and avail the services.
PrivilegeMatrimony.com - Personalised Matchmaking Service
PrivilegeMatrimony.com is an assisted matchmaking service from BharatMatrimony. While this service was earlier offered as an add-on package, a growing customer base and their increasing needs prompted us to extend it to an exclusive service that reaches out to a wider audience. The service is targeted at busy professionals who do not have the time to do their own partner search and also to those who prefer to hire an expert in the field to find them suitable matches.
MatrimonyMatters.com - More than just matchmaking
MatrimonyMatters.com is about marriage, relationships, health & fitness, fashion, travel destinations, etc. You can view videos of celebrity weddings, fashion shows, interviews with popular personalities, etc. You can feel the pulse of the present generation and hear their views on changing trends in relationships and marriage. MatrimonyMatters has a special expert corner to offer you tips on various marriage related topics plus a counseling section for pre-marital and marital issues where you can post your queries and get advice. On MatrimonyMatters you can also find everything you need to plan a perfect wedding. It's an excellent resource guide to help you figure out where to buy what. Visit www.matrimonymatters.com for more info.
BharatGreenHands - Social Initiative of BharatMatrimony
BharatGreenHands is a social initiative from BharatMatrimony. It is a small but concrete step in the direction of restoring environmental damage in association with Project Green Hands an ecological initiative of Isha Foundation. Our objective is to plant more trees to strike the right balance between urbanization and the ecological systems.
TamilMatrimony Partners with TTDC
TamilMatrimony.com, part of India's most trusted and leading matrimony portal partnered with TTDC to provide its members and non-members with a discount on its 3 day tour package to the most renowned temples in different cities, to help prospects overcome any barrier that has caused a delay in their marriage.
Mega Swayamvaram is the world's largest matrimony meet organized by BharatMatrimony. The mega matrimony meet serves as a perfect platform for the families of brides and bridegrooms to interact personally and choose the right partner. The day long event is arranged for non-members and members and will be divided into community-based sub-meets. Also, an exclusive session is conducted for members for whom caste is not a bar. During this all-family affair, members can exchange contact information, photographs and horoscopes for further action. This successful event has attracted over 5000 participants including 1600 prospective singles from all major communities.
Differently Abled Meet or Swayamvar for the Physically Challenged
BharatMatrimony reaches out to an audience that not only includes its members and non-members but also an audience with special needs. The largest meet for differently abled members in Mumbai and Delhi drew a crowd of over a thousand people with special needs. The participants were given an opportunity to interact with prospective members and their families. People exchanged contact information, photographs and horoscope for further action. Swayamvars of this kind have received an overwhelming response from participants and have brought in a comfort level among differently abled people.
BharatMatrimony organized Parvathy Homam to help prospects allay any ominous factors that may be the cause for delay in a marriage. Parvathy Homam is one of India's most ancient rituals. According to Indian mythology, the divine mother took the incarnation of Goddess Parvathy in order to get married to Lord Shiva. None other than Lord Shiva himself gave the Parvathy mantra to Goddess Parvathy. This enabled her to reunite with her divine consort. By performing the Swayamvara Parvathy Homam, various obstacles that delay any marriage are removed. The eligible bride or groom is blessed with a suitable spouse.
Customer Service Programme
BharatMatrimony has gone the extra mile for its audience by assisting and guiding them in searching and short-listing profiles through its customer service programme. This face-to-face interaction with BharatMatrimony representatives will help prospects and their families know about the portal's services, free marriage counseling and other services related to the process of match making. Moreover, participants also have an opportunity to get a picture of themselves captured by a professional photographer free of cost and have the same uploaded on the website. They can also upload their horoscope onto the site and also get free horoscope generation on the spot.
BharatMatrimony recognized by JuxtConsult as the most used matrimony portal in 2009, 2008 and 2007
BharatMatrimony has once again been recognized as THE MOST USED MATRIMONY PORTAL in 2009. Internet research firm, JuxtConsult, has released the findings of its annual study, India Online 2009, which tracks the usage and preferences of Internet users in India. BharatMatrimony has received this recognition for the third year in succession.
BharatMatrimony celebrates Matrimony Day on 14 April
As a result of progressive times and lifestyle changes, Matrimony has become an affected institution. What was once considered a sacred bond between man and woman is now seen as a threat to individual rights and freedom. Afraid to commit, people prefer to take the easy way out and stay single. Matrimony Day has been pioneered by BharatMatrimony to encourage people to get married and experience the joys of matrimony.
BharatMatrimony.com partners with IDEA
BharatMatrimony.com, partners with IDEA Cellular, one of the leading mobile operators with over 40 million subscribers, to launch customized matrimony services for mobile users. IDEA subscribers can now access BharatMatrimony's services on their GPRS enabled handsets, across the country.
BharatMatrimony launches BharatMatrimony.tv - the world's first matrimony channel on the Internet
BharatMatrimony.tv features exclusive and exciting videos covering news, events and developments in the world of marriages. Video clips featuring weddings of topnotch celebrities, fashion, style and bridal wear, video polls on marriage related subjects, all together creating an engaging, informative and compelling experience for audiences across the globe.
BharatMatrimony sponsors the Miss India-USA pageant.
BharatMatrimony officially opens office and starts operations in Dubai.
BharatMatrimony enters into a strategic alliance with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to provide Matrimony services through e-Seva.
Murugavel Janakiraman is honored by the AICC with the "Top 5 Under-35 South Asians" Award.
BharatMatrimony.com initiates ten regional websites - BengaliMatrimony.com, MarathiMatrimony.com, GujaratiMatrimony.com, PunjabiMatrimony.com, HindiMatrimony.com, SindhiMatrimony.com, KannadaMatrimony.com, KeralaMatrimony.com, TeluguMatrimony.com and TamilMatrimony.com.
The first professionally designed homepage of BharatMatrimony is launched as well.
BharatMatrimony incorporates its US office with the US headquarters based in New York.