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How MyHeritage found a new business in DNA

At first glance, genealogy may seem like a quiet hobby you take up in your retirement, but it's also a big industry, with the likes of Ancestry, MyHeritage, Helix and others all vying for new users.

MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your family’s history

The popular online genealogy service MyHeritage today announced the launch of its MyHeritage DNA service for helping its users uncover more about their family’s history and ethnicity. Users who

MyHeritage Passes 5 Billion Historical Records, Adds 5 Million Daily

MyHeritage, the popular family history network for genealogy buffs with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Lehi, Utah, today announced that its digital library of historical records has now passed the 5

MyHeritage Partners With FamilySearch To Add Billions Of Historical Records To Its Genealogy Database

When it comes to online genealogy, the two major for-profit players are Ancestry.com and MyHeritage. Ancestry.com got a major head start over MyHeritage, but it mostly focused on gathering historical

All In The Family: MyHeritage Buys Former Yammer Stablemate Geni.com In An 8-Figure Deal, Raises $25M

A big day for online genealogy sites: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.myheritage.com">MyHeritage</a>, an Israel-based site that lets people research and their family histories and make family tree

Social Network For Families MyHeritage Furthers U.S. Presence With Acquisition Of FamilyLink

Israeli company <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/myheritage">MyHeritage</a>, which operates a huge <a href="http://www.myheritage.com/">family-based social network</a> has acquired <a href="

MyHeritage.com Acquires Family Tree Backup Service BackupMyTree

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/myheritage">MyHeritage.com</a>, a relatively heavily-funded Israeli startup operating a huge <a href="http://www.myheritage.com/">family-based social network

Build an App for MyHeritage and Win $10,000

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/myheritage">MyHeritage</a>, Israel's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/04/02/myheritage-avoiding-the-metacafe-curse/">best hope</a> of having a big W

Exclusive: MyHeritage acquires Poland's Bliscy.pl, now 760 million profiles strong

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/bliscy.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/myheritage">MyHeritage.com</a>, a relatively heavily-funded Israeli

MyHeritage Buys Germany's OSN, Now 540 Million Profiles Strong

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MyHeritage: Avoiding the MetaCafe Curse

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/gilad-small-630x418-215x142.jpg" width="215" height="142" />BNEI ATAROT- In case you don’t recognize it, that dateline is the name of a smal

MyHeritage acquires Kindo for smarter family tree

<img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3242/2878953217_90179e5778.jpg" /> Israeli based <a href="http://MyHeritage.com">MyHeritage</a>, recently <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2007/08/28/m

Family Tree Wars Continue: MyHeritage Raises Big Round, Shows Impressive Growth

<a href="http://www.myheritage.com"><img style="float:left;padding:2ex;" alt="" /></a>It's been just a few days after our post on <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/09/03/genis-quest-toward-

Geni Clone Growing A Lot Faster Than Geni

Family genealogy and social newtork Geni got to five million profiles in the first five months after launch. Their early growth propelled them to a $100 million valuation and a lot of positive press.

MyHeritage Takes 180 Million People Profiles To War With Geni

Israeli startup MyHeritage was a bit of a sleeping giant. Until newcomer Geni came along and shook up the genealogy world with its slick new viral family tree application. Geni quickly reached 5 milli

MyHeritage Expands Its Family Tree

Genealogy site MyHeritage is merging with Pearl Street Software. Through the team-up MyHeritage will pick up Pearl Street’s VP of Technology and gain control of the #2 family tree software in wo