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Over 300 ideas from 25 EU countries: EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge celebrates remarkable interest

Apr 23, 2014 07:41 GMT EIT ICT Labs More than 600 early stage startups and innovators from all over Europe registered for the first wave of the Idea Challenge, and 311 proposals were finally submitted to the EU-wide idea contest.

Nov 12, 2013 16:03 GMT EIT ICT Labs The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) announced today the winners of the 2013 EIT Awards. During an inspiring event championing innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe, the winners were selected from a group of 17 nominees.

Loneliness is the worst thing about being single!

Oct 11, 2013 08:15 GMT What upsets the singles of today? We talk of a happy, independent life in which we are no longer dependent on each other, but Firstdate wanted to know if this is really true, and so conducted a survey to find out what is the worst thing about being single today. 65% responded that it is loneliness.

The online dating company Firstdate reaches 1,000,000 members!

Jul 03, 2013 15:03 GMT At the weekend, Firstdate International AB passed the magic 1,000,000 member mark. This makes the online dating company one of the largest players in its industry, with its members collectively forming a community the size of a capital city.

Jun 26, 2013 11:14 GMT With a completely new design and new features, the Swedish online dating site, Firstdate International AB, will reach over 1 million users. Firstdate is the first player on the market to break the norm and put our users' pictures in the spotlight.

Every day, Firstdate works with what we think is the most beautiful thing there is – love!

Nov 01, 2012 07:00 GMT Every day, Firstdate works with what we think is the most beautiful thing there is – love! We pair up people who are having difficulty finding one another in their hectic everyday lives. is taking the step out into social media!

May 16, 2012 05:00 GMT Firstdate is continuing to expand and grow – among social media now too!

Marriage is no longer as important a factor as it used to be, according to members of

May 08, 2012 05:00 GMT asked its members if they regarded marriage as something that was important to them. More than half of those who participated did not consider marriage to be of any importance and almost 5 per cent never wanted to get married.

Cheating is common among couples according to a new survey by

May 02, 2012 05:00 GMT A survey among's 700,000 members shows that 47 % of those who answered the Question of the Week have cheated on a partner at least once.

A survey from shows that 7 out of 10 people want to go to bed on a first date!

Apr 24, 2012 05:00 GMT A survey carried out among 700,000 members at shows that 71 % are willing to go the whole way after a first date.