[ResearchGate News, June 26, 2013]
Dear ResearchGate members,
Five years and one month after the first researcher signed up on May 28, 2008, ResearchGate has reached three million members. This means the world to me, and I want to say:
Thank you for being a part of ResearchGate!
I had the idea for ResearchGate when I was working in the lab and couldn't find an answer to a question I was struggling with. So with my friends Sören Hofmayer and Horst Fickenscher, I set out to provide you with a new infrastructure to keep you from experiencing the same isolation I experienced, and to help you find partners to collaborate with. Little did we know that ResearchGate would someday come so far, and you've led the way. (...)