MyHeritage network for genealogy buys rival Geni.com and continues international expansionOf admin | 29. November 2012 | Category: News | Comments Off
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. .
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 www.myheritage.de
Through this acquisition, MyHeritage will accelerate its position as a major global player in the genealogy market and further strengthen .
The acquisition of Geni.com 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 .