Media Kit

IN THE NEWS

"The Israeli firms that do well by doing good" MyHeritage's corporate social responsibility
"MyHeritage family reunion on BBC LOOK NORTH" Helen Chisholm meets 6 siblings for the first time
"A lot of time has passed: Five siblings meet for the first time in Plainfield" Mike Wilson meets his five siblings for the first time thanks to MyHeritage
"Man reunites with long-lost family in Indiana" After connecting through MyHeritage, Mike was able to meet his half-siblings
"The 21 coolest tech startups in Israel" MyHeritage is a platform for discovering, preserving and sharing family history
"MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your family’s history" Introducing the MyHeritage DNA service for uncovering family’s history and ethnicity
"Genealogy service's DNA test helps you find your roots" MyHeritage has introduced a DNA kit that identifies the ethnic and geographic history of your family
"Trace your ancestral roots, easily" MyHeritage is one of the more prominent genealogy websites for finding your roots

PRESS RELEASES

Nov 7, 2016

Introducing MyHeritage DNA

MyHeritage Launches Global DNA Testing Service for Uncovering Ethnic Origins and Making New Family Connections

Sep 12, 2016

New Finnish Historical Records

MyHeritage Releases Most Significant Collection of Finnish Historical Records Ever Published Online

Jun 30, 2016

MyHeritage Launches Online Family History Map

PedigreeMap™ plots events and photos from users’ family trees on an interactive map to provide geographical and historical insights

May 10, 2016

Introducing Tribal Quest

MyHeritage Launches Global Pro Bono Initiative to Document the Family Histories of Remote Tribes

May 2, 2016

Two Brothers Separated for 65 Years Reunited by MyHeritage

New documentary film Aida's Secrets, premiering at this year's Hot Docs Festival, chronicles the reunion

Apr 19, 2016

Introducing the MyHeritage Community

MyHeritage Community allows users to post requests for assistance with their family history research and receive help from the global 81-mil…

Apr 7, 2016

MyHeritage Releases Book Matching

MyHeritage users to automatically receive relevant excerpts from digitized books that reveal information about their ancestors and relatives

Feb 2, 2016

Introducing Audio Recordings

MyHeritage Adds Audio Recordings for Preserving Family History

Nov 4, 2015

Introducing Search Connect™

MyHeritage Adds New Collaboration Technology to its Search Engine for Family History Breakthroughs

Jul 8, 2015

MyHeritage Launches Global Name Translation™

MyHeritage Launches Breakthrough Global Name Translation™ Technology to Power Family History Discoveries. New technology eliminates langua…

May 7, 2015

MyHeritage Releases Redesigned Mobile App

MyHeritage Releases Redesigned Mobile App for Family History

Feb 2, 2015

MyHeritage Adds 900 Million Records

MyHeritage Adds 900 Million Records to Its Global Digital Archive

Dec 22, 2014

Danish Historical Content Added

MyHeritage to Digitize and Add More Than 120 Million Historical Records from Denmark

Dec 10, 2014

MyHeritage Launches Instant Discoveries

MyHeritage Launches Instant Experience for Introducing Family History to the Mass Market

Nov 25, 2014

MyHeritage Matching Technologies Added to RootsMagic

RootsMagic Adds MyHeritage Matching Technologies for Powerful Automatic Research Capabilities

Nov 24, 2014

MyHeritage Matching Technologies Added to Family Historian Genealogy Software

Family Historian Genealogy Software Integrates MyHeritage Matching Technologies for Automated Discoveries

Nov 14, 2014

MyHeritage Advances in the Netherlands

MyHeritage Bolsters Leadership in the Netherlands with Strategic Partnerships and First National TV Advertising Campaign

Oct 21, 2014

MyHeritage Partners With 23andMe

23andMe and MyHeritage Announce Strategic Collaboration and Product Integration

Oct 7, 2014

MyHeritage Partners with EBSCO

MyHeritage Partners with EBSCO Information Services to Bring MyHeritage to Libraries and Educational Institutions Worldwide

Apr 28, 2014

MyHeritage Surpasses 5 Billion Historical Records

Historical Big Data helps users worldwide make breakthrough family history discoveries

Feb 19, 2014

MyHeritage Partners with BillionGraves

MyHeritage and BillionGraves Team Up to Digitally Preserve the World’s Cemeteries

May 1, 2016

MyHeritage Adds U.S. Census records

MyHeritage delivers historic U.S. Census records to millions of families worldwide.

Dec 11, 2013

MyHeritage Launches Major Family History Initiative in the Nordic Countries

MyHeritage adds millions of historical records and extends its market leadership in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Oct 23, 2013

MyHeritage Collaborates With Whitehead Institute at MIT

MyHeritage and Whitehead Institute at MIT Announce Collaboration to Harness the Power of Genealogy for Genetic Research

Oct 14, 2013

MyHeritage Partners With FamilySearch

MyHeritage and FamilySearch Enter Significant Strategic Partnership to Advance Family History.

Aug 6, 2013

MyHeritage Launches Family Photo Initiative

MyHeritage Launches Global Initiative to Preserve and Share Family Photos.

May 13, 2013

Introducing Record Detective™

MyHeritage Launches Record Detective™ to Accelerate Family History Discoveries.

Apr 17, 2013

Introducing Family Tree Builder 7.0

MyHeritage releases Family Tree Builder 7.0 to bring the power of the cloud to genealogy software.

Nov 28, 2012

MyHeritage Acquires Geni

MyHeritage acquires Geni.com and raises $25m in new funding round.

Sep 19, 2012

Introducing Record Matching

MyHeritage releases breakthrough Record Matches technology for family history.

Jun 25, 2012

MyHeritage Releases SuperSearch

MyHeritage releases SuperSearch – a state of the art search engine for family history.

Jun 11, 2012

MyHeritage Hits One Billion Profiles.

MyHeritage reached the milestone of one billion profiles in nearly 23 million family trees, created by the millions of families using MyHeri…

Apr 5, 2012

Introducing the MyHeritage Mobile App

MyHeritage releases mobile app for on-the-go discoveries.

Dec 21, 2011

MyHeritage Releases Family Tree Builder 6.0

With the addition of automatic research in historical records and new features for presenting family memories, Family Tree Builder 6.0 makes…

Dec 15, 2011

MyHeritage Unveils Innovative Mobile Family Tree App

MyHeritage released version 1.0 of its new mobile app that enables families to access their family tree and share special moments on-the-go.…

Nov 21, 2011

MyHeritage Acquires FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com

Significant move into US and addition of historical content mark major evolution for world's most popular online family network.

Sep 20, 2011

MyHeritage Acquires Backup Service BackupMyTree

MyHeritage announced today the acquisition of BackupMyTree LLC, the world’s first free and automatic backup service for family tree data.

Aug 29, 2011

MyHeritage.com Hits 800 Million Profiles and Releases Family Graph API

MyHeritage announced its continued rapid growth and the beta release of its new Family Graph API platform.

Jul 6, 2011

MyHeritage Unveils World’s First Group Subscription Payments for Families

MyHeritage announced the launch of “Family Goals”, a pioneering group payment system that enables family members to chip in to jointly p…

Jun 7, 2011

MyHeritage Acquires Bliscy.pl

MyHeritage announced today the acquisition of Bliscy.pl from Wirtualna Polska S.A., strengthening its leadership in the family history marke…

Jan 24, 2011

MyHeritage Introduces Upgraded Smart Matching™ Platform

MyHeritage releases a major update of its flagship Smart Matching™ technology. A suite of new collaboration features significantly enhance…

Dec 1, 2010

MyHeritage.com Releases Family Tree Builder 5.0

Introducing a range of new practical features, Family Tree Builder 5.0 makes researching, building, printing and sharing family trees easier…

Nov 18, 2010

MyHeritage.com Unveils Online Family Tree Charts

MyHeritage unveiled today a host of new online family tree chart designs and features. As the leading online source for family tree charts, …

Feb 3, 2010

MyHeritage Acquires Major Family Network OSN (Verwandt.de)

MyHeritage announced a significant expansion of its global family network through the acquisition of the Hamburg-based OSN Group, which oper…

    2016
    Nov 7, 2016
    MyHeritage Launches Global DNA Testing Service for Uncovering Ethnic Origins and Making New Family Connections...
    Sep 12, 2016
    MyHeritage Releases Most Significant Collection of Finnish Historical Records Ever Published Online...
    2015
    Nov 4, 2015
    MyHeritage Adds New Collaboration Technology to its Search Engine for Family History Breakthroughs...
    Jul 8, 2015
    MyHeritage Launches Breakthrough Global Name Translation™ Technology to Power Family History Discoveries. New technology eliminates langua...
    2014
    Dec 22, 2014
    MyHeritage to Digitize and Add More Than 120 Million Historical Records from Denmark...
    Dec 10, 2014
    MyHeritage Launches Instant Experience for Introducing Family History to the Mass Market...
    2013
    May 1, 2016
    MyHeritage delivers historic U.S. Census records to millions of families worldwide....
    Dec 11, 2013
    MyHeritage adds millions of historical records and extends its market leadership in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland....
    2012
    Nov 28, 2012
    MyHeritage acquires Geni.com and raises $25m in new funding round....
    Sep 19, 2012
    MyHeritage releases breakthrough Record Matches technology for family history....
    2011
    Dec 21, 2011
    With the addition of automatic research in historical records and new features for presenting family memories, Family Tree Builder 6.0 makes...
    Dec 15, 2011
    MyHeritage released version 1.0 of its new mobile app that enables families to access their family tree and share special moments on-the-go....
    2010
    Dec 1, 2010
    Introducing a range of new practical features, Family Tree Builder 5.0 makes researching, building, printing and sharing family trees easier...
    Nov 18, 2010
    MyHeritage unveiled today a host of new online family tree chart designs and features. As the leading online source for family tree charts, ...

    VIDEOS

    MyHeritage Instant Discoveries™ NYC

    We stopped people on the streets of New York and asked them to try MyHeritage.

    MyHeritage in action

    Highlighting the important work MyHeritage does to reunite families, this video includes coverage of the special reunion that MyHeritage was involved in on the Greek island of Ereikoussa.

    Introducing Tribal Quest

    Introducing our new global initiative — Tribal Quest — to record the family histories of tribal people living in remote locations and to preserve their stories for future generations.

    How to take a MyHeritage DNA test

    Once you receive your MyHeritage DNA kit in the mail, collecting a DNA sample is very easy — all it takes is just two simple cheek swabs (one from each cheek).

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    PRO BONO INITIATIVES

    One of our driving forces as a company is to do good, and we place particular emphasis on doing pro bono projects worldwide.

    Tribal Quest

    Tribal Quest is a MyHeritage pro bono project for documenting the family stories of tribal communities around the world. We’re helping tribes who have no access to technology, to preserve their family history for their future generations.

    Visit the Tribal Quest website to learn more about the family histories we documented, including captivating photo galleries and the team’s journey logs.
    An introduction to the Tribal Quest initiative, describing our first expedition to document the family histories of the Himba people in Namibia.
    Our journey to five different tribes in various regions of rural Papua New Guinea where we lived and worked with local families.
    Part 1 of a TV segment on Channel 10, featuring reporter Itay Vered who participated in the MyHeritage Papua New Guinea Tribal Quest expedition.
    Part 2 of the TV segment about the Papua New Guinea Tribal Quest expedition featuring Itay Vered.
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    The Secret of Erikoussa

    MyHeritage has conducted extensive research on the island of Corfu in Greece. Its highlight was the reunion of the descendants of a Jewish family hidden during WWII on Ereikoussa, a tiny island north of Corfu, and descendants of the courageous Greek Islanders who risked their lives to save this family. We’ve uncovered many emotional side stories on our journey.

    Fascinating TV feature uncovering the story about the secret that the inhabitants of the small island of Erikoussa all shared.
    Following the research done by MyHeritage on the Jewish community of Corfu.
    Our research connected the saved Jewish family with the Corfiot grandparents of Amir Ziv, prompting him to recount childhood memories.
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    Restitution of Looted Assets

    MyHeritage discovered heirs for unclaimed assets confiscated during WWII and returned looted art to its rightful owners.

    Journalist Doreen Carvajal enlisted help from Gilad Japhet to return artworks stolen by the Nazis to their rightful owners.
    A feature about how Gilad Japhet began to research the heirs of paintings from the looted art, using MyHeritage and other online databases.
    A feature on Wired about MyHeritage's pro bono project returning assets lost during WWII to their rightful heirs.
    MyHeritage Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet featured on Israel's prime-time news discussing this project.
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    Reuniting Families

    At MyHeritage, we often reach out to our users and help them make life-changing family history discoveries.

    MyHeritage reunites 93-year-old Holocaust survivor Nata Gattegno with her relatives.
    Mike and his long-lost siblings meet for the first time.
    Mike reunites with 3 long-lost brothers family in Indiana.
    The incredible reunion of two brothers, separated as babies, who met 65 years later!
    Helen was adopted as a baby, 63 years ago, and recently found seven half-siblings that she had never met!
    We returned a 100-year-old WWI medal to the descendants of its original owner in the UK.
    MyHeritage employee, Linoy Simon, found her long-lost sister using MyHeritage.
    Linda, adopted at age 16, never knew her birth family. She found them through MyHeritage.
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    Digitizing Cemeteries

    MyHeritage launched a global initiative, together with BillionGraves, to digitally preserve the world’s cemeteries because of the key role that gravestones play in family history and in society in general.

    MyHeritage Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet talks about the importance of our global initiative to preserve the world's cemeteries.
    MyHeritage employees came out in full force to digitize an entire cemetery to kick-start global initiative.
    MyHeritage undertook a huge challenge – to digitize Israel’s largest cemetery – with a group of enthusiastic volunteers.
    We’ve completed 50% of our goal to digitize every cemetery in Israel.
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    CONTACT FOR
    PRESS INQUIRIES

    Aaron Godfrey, VP Marketing
    Email: pr@myheritage.com
    Phone: +1-347-542-7902