Monday Recap for December 3, 2012
It’s been a very exciting week! We’re ecstatic to be a part of the MyHeritage family! Check out some coverage of the announcement below and enjoy other interesting genealogy articles from the past week!
The Genealogy Sphere
- MyHeritage acquires Geni.com (MyHeritage blog) – Read MyHeritage’s blog announcement
- MyHeritage Raises $25 Million, Acquires Geni (The Wall Street Journal) – Read The Wall Street Journal’s exclusive interview with MyHeritage CEO Gilad Japhet
- MyHeritage buys Geni (SF Gate) – Interview with Geni founder David Sacks
- All In The Family: MyHeritage Buys Former Yammer Stablemate Geni.com In An 8-Figure Deal, Raises $25M (TechCrunch) – TechCrunch covers the MyHeritage/Geni deal
- MyHeritage snaps up Geni; raises $25M (VatorNews) – VatorNews interviews Geni CEO Noah Tutak
Other genealogy news:
- Gifts for the genealogy geek (NJ.com) – Cool gift ideas for the genealogy geek in your family
- Create Your Own Heirloom Photo Ornament (About.com) – Step-by-step instructions for creating your own homemade ornaments
- NBA Genealogy: Ever Wonder Where Your Favorite NBA Player’s Athleticism Comes From? (BigLeadSports) – Exploring the athletic background of some of the NBA’s popular players
- Genealogy Success Story (Forth Worth Library) – Fort Worth Library volunteer John McKenzie discovers his ancestor became both a mother-in-law and a step-grandmother to the same person
- Kristen Jordan Shamus: Genealogist’s home is treasure trove (Detroit Free Press) – Catching the genealogy bug at an early age
- Monday Recap for November 26, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Congratulations to our 3rd Curator Appreciation Month Winner! - Congratulations to Kathleen Marie Puckett (Rose)!
- Family Tree Tuesday – Robert R. Livingston IV – Learn more about Robert Livingston, a Founding Father of the United States
- Geni is Joining the MyHeritage Family! – MyHeritage and Geni are joining forces!
- Congratulations to Our 4th Curator Appreciation Month Winner! – Congrats to John Hersey for winning a free 6-month subscription to Pro
- Lunch with the Geni Curators – We had a fantastic time dining out with some local Curators!