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TTP Capital Advisors (Japan)
Started by some of the founders of Ancestry.com, WorldVitalRecords.com maintains online databases with over 1.3 billion names and records of family histories. Some of its current partners include Everton Publishers, FamilySearch, Quintin Publications, Newspaper Archives, Archive CD Books Australia, Archive CD Books Canada, Archive CD Books USA, Eneclann, British Origins, Find My Past, Immigrant Ships Transcribers’ Guild, Dundurn Books, E-Yearbook, and The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. The company also operates FamilyLink, a social network for genealogists and families looking to work on their family trees and connect with one another.
WorldVitalRecords.com’s key competitor is Ancestry.com.
Founded in 2006 by Paul Allen and several key members of the original Ancestry.com team, WorldVitalRecords.com, Inc. provides affordable access to genealogy databases and family history tools used by more than 435,000 monthly visitors.
The site registers 7.2 million monthly pages views and has more than 30,000 subscribers. With thousands of databasesâ€”including birth, death, military, census, and parish recordsâ€”WorldVitalRecords.com makes it easy to fill in missing information in your family tree.
Some of its partners include Everton Publishers, Quintin Publications, Archive CD Books Australia, Gould Genealogy, Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild, Archive CD Books Canada, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., SmallTownPapersÂ®, Accessible Archives, Genealogical Publishing Company, Find My Past, Godfrey Memorial Library, Find A Grave, and FamilySearch. Investors include vSpring Capital and several angel investors.