Global Personals Ltd Wins ‘Digital Business Of The Year 2010’ At Digital Entrepreneur Awards

Windsor, UK – 3 December 2010 – won ‘Digital Business Of The Year’ at the prestigious Digital Entrepreneur Awards 2010– hailed as the only national stage in the UK dedicated to recognising online business excellence.

Now in their second year, the awards are aimed at discovering and rewarding the best businesses on the web and were expanded this year to accommodate a phenomenal number of applications from high-calibre companies. The winners – in categories including Design & Technology, Sustaining Society, Digital Business and E-services, beat off stiff competition from hundreds of web-based businesses who made up an outstanding shortlist of firms that battled it out for the UK’s biggest internet awards.

Global Personals picked up one of the biggest accolades of the evening – Digital Business of the Year. Launched in 2003, the company is one of the largest privately owned online dating companies in Europe. Currently employing over 70 full time staff, the company owns and operates its own online dating sites including, and, whilst its B2B service,, offers a platform for brands and individuals to power their own dating sites that currently includes FHM, Cosmopolitan, Magic FM and PlentyMoreFish as platform users.

Ross Williams, CEO and co-founder, said: “We are very proud. This is a fantastic achievement for the company, a real testament to every single employee who works so hard to make Global Personals what it is today. It’s taken a lot of hard work – seven years’ worth, in fact – from all of us and it means a lot.”

Lawrence Jones, managing director of UKFast, the headline sponsor of this year’s awards and one of Europe’s fastest-growing technical companies, said: “It’s been a privilege to be involved in an event that recognises the innovators and entrepreneurs that are changing the face of the net as we know it. We’ve received a record number of entries this year from some pioneering businesses and have been truly inspired by many of them.”

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– About – was established in 2003 and is the most successful privately owned online dating company in Europe. Global Personals owns brands including, and Global Personals also owns which has over 1,400 partners and runs over 5,000 online dating sites across the globe. Global Personals is committed to putting customer at the heart of everything they do. They have a 20-strong Customer Care and Moderation Team based in their UK office and develop all technology in-house to meet customer needs. For more information, please visit Full resources including logos and high resolution photographs can be obtained from our PR & Media section.

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