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The Knot

Headquarters: 462 Broadway, 6th floor
New York, NY 10013
Employees: 360+
CEO: David Liu

Nasdaq: KNOT

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The Knot is the largest Internet site devoted entirely to weddings.The company provides content to major portal sites including AOL, MSN and Netscape.

Over 3.2 million people visit each month, most of them women who are soon-to-be brides. Over 3,000 new members register on the site every day. In addition to the Internet site, the company also publishes books, regional magazines in 25 cities and television programming in partnership with the Style and Oxygen Networks.

Also under The Knot, Inc. umbrella are e-commerce and service sites for weddings (,,,; party planning site; teen-oriented; online personals site; and local baby services and community site

The Knot Wedding Shop is the Internet's largest retailer of wedding supplies, favors, and attendant gifts. The Knot Gift Store & Registry is a leading player in the online registry arena and goes direct-to-manufacturer to offer over 20,000 handpicked products ranging from china to camping gear.

In 2006, The Knot reported revenues of $72.7 million and net income of $23.4 million.

The company generates revenues from online advertising, sales of wedding-related products and through book and magazine publishing.


The Knot was founded in 1996 by four colleagues: David Liu, Carley Roney, Rob Fassino, and Michael Wolfson. With a unique vision and funding from America Online, they set out to reinvent the way couples plan their weddings. The Knot quickly became the leading online wedding resource on AOL and a successful offline brand, reaching millions of brides, grooms, and gift-givers worldwide

The Knot was launched online in 1996 on AOL and its own website in 1997. Shortly after securing seed financing from America Online, the company secured additional rounds of funding from industry giants Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and QVC, Inc. In December 1999, The Knot raised $35 million in its initial public offering. And in February 2002 The Knot received additional backing from The May Company.

The company purchased WeddingChannel in September 2006.

Updated October 22, 2007


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