Ancestry Stock

Genealogy company

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Provo UT, US

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About Ancestry Stock is a subscription based website which helps you discover, preserve and share your family history. The site has over 7 billion records from the US, Canada and Europe ready to add or already added to family trees. It has all relevant Federal Census records since 1790. Records are generally accessible through a paid subscription, but many are free to browse. As of June 2011, the site had nearly 1.7 paying subscribers and 26 million family trees. lets users create their own family tree using web software that does not require a download. Users can start a free account if they only want to use Ancestry's family tree template and fill in their relatives manually. For those who are looking to uncover long lost relative and see if you really are related to the 3rd Czar of Russia, there is a premium and pricey subscription service that will fill in as many of your relatives as possible, filling out the branches of your family tree. Since starting as a publishing company in 1983, has been a leader in the family history market for over 20 years and have helped pioneer the market for online family history research. The foundation of their service is an extensive and unique collection of billions of historical records that have been digitized, indexed and put online since 1996. revenues have increased from $140.3 million in 2005 to $300.9 million in 2010, a compound annual growth rate of 16.5%. Competitors include [Geni]( and [MyHeritage]( []( is a sister site.


Funding History

September 1999$33.2M
April 2016$0


Director of Product Management

Brett Huneycutt

SVP and GM AncestryDNA

Kenneth Chahine

President and CEO

Tim Sullivan

Senior Vice President of International

Olivier Van Calster

EVP, Product

Eric Shoup

Senior Vice President of U.S. Marketing

Rob Singer

Site Performance Manager

Jeremy Noel Johnson

Director of Product Design

Rudy Adler

Executive Creative Director

Scott Kinzie

UX Prototyper

Jed Wood

Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer

Vineet Mehra

Director, Global Performance Media

Lindsay Chastain

Chief Data Officer

Amy Gershkoff


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