MyHeritage network for genealogy buys rival and continues international expansion


Geni is an online community of Hobbygenealogen and genealogist , working together , create a single World Family Tree . Members can invite relatives , for help with the editing and completion of Profile Information , Documents, get pictures and videos . In this way they can learn , them how with celebrities , related historical figures and other members of the world family tree are . Geni was founded by David Sacks , the original CEO of PayPal and founder of Yammer , Inc. .

Über MyHeritage

MyHeritage is the most popular family network on the Internet . on MyHeritage million families around the world enjoy a private and free place , on which they explore their family history and to share special memories . As pioneers in the manufacture of the family history of collaborative family experience , MyHeritage supports its users with innovative , social tools and a huge historical database . The site is in 38 languages ​​ . The company is by Accel Partners and Index Ventures , the investors of Facebook and Skype , support . For more information, please visit

Through this acquisition, MyHeritage will accelerate its position as a major global player in the genealogy market and further strengthen .

The acquisition of is the eighth and largest of MyHeritage . The network is then increased to 72 with millions of registered users 1,5 Milliarden Profilen , or 27 million family trees .