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Acquired byMyHeritage
Date11/2012

General Information

Websitegeni.com
Blogblog.geni.com
Twitter@geni
CategoryConsumer Web
Employees18
Founded6/2006
DescriptionGeneology social network site

Offices

Headquarters
9229 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA, 90069
USA

People

CEO
CTO
Board Member
Board of Directors

Funding

TOTAL $16.5M
FUNDING TOTAL $16.5M
Series A, 1/2007
Founders Fund
$1.5M
Series B, 3/2007
Charles River Ventures
$10M
Series C, 1/2009
Charles River Ventures
Founders Fund
$5M

Competitors

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Geni

Geni is an online community of casual and expert genealogists working together to break the barriers limiting family history research today.

They share knowledge and collaborate to create one World Family Tree from millions of individual family trees from around the globe. Visitors and members can add and invite relatives to build our their family tree, with no limit on the number of people, documents, photos or videos added, while personally connecting with history and more than 55 million other living members and their ancestors.

Recent Milestones

Videos

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Geni’s pitch from TechCrunch Elevator Pitches

Added: 6/5/08
Above:

VatorTV: 3/2008

Added: 8/7/09

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Products

Geni

Websitegeni.com
Blogblog.geni.com
StageLive
Launch DateJanuary 16, 2007
Tags wiki

Geni is a family-oriented social networking platform organized around geneology that wil help families share both historic information and current events with one another.

Geni screenshot
Above: Geni Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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Geni

Sources

  1. MyHeritage acquires Geni and $25M to build family tree of the whole world (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Citation Needed [add]
  3. 100 Million Valuation for Geni (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Geni Gets Another $5 Million for Social Networking and Genealogy Site: What About Yammer? (readwriteweb.com) [edit]
  5. Geni press release (geni.com) [edit]
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