Ancestry Overview

  • Founded
  • 1983
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 1,400
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt
  • Financing Rounds
  • 19
  • Investments
  • 13

Ancestry General Information

Description

Provider of online genealogical services intended to discover the family history of individuals. The company offers family history, genealogy research and DNA testing services offering with integration of family trees and offers its records and census information on its website and through applications to individuals. It operates in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden and China.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
The Generations Network
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Primary Office
  • 1300 West Traverse Parkway
  • Lehi, UT 84043
  • United States
+1 (801) 000-0000

Ancestry Timeline

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Ancestry Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Ancestry Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Lehi, UT
1,400 As of 2022
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Ancestry Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Findmypast Corporate Backed or Acquired London, United Kingdom 000 000000&0
0000000 Formerly VC-backed Sunnyvale, CA 000 00.000 000000000 00.000
00000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Hyderabad, India 00 00.000 00000 00000 00.000
00000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Chennai, India 00 00.000 00000000000 00.000
000000 0000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Diego, CA 00 00000 000000 - 000 00000
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Ancestry Patents

Ancestry Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210319216-A1 Topic segmentation of image-derived text Pending 13-Apr-2020 00000000000
US-20210256324-A1 Multiclass classification with diversified precision and recall weightings Pending 14-Feb-2020 0000000000
US-20210224651-A1 Joint extraction of named entities and relations from text using machine learning models Pending 21-Jan-2020 00000000
US-20210216556-A1 Linking individual datasets to a database Pending 20-Dec-2019 000000000000
US-20210110205-A1 Adversarial network for transforming handwritten text Pending 09-Oct-2019 G06K9/6256
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Ancestry Executive Team (37)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Howard Hochhauser Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Board Member
Sriram Thiagarajan Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Carla Newell JD Interim General Manager
Evan Wittenberg Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer
Mike Linton Chief Revenue Officer
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Ancestry Board Members (19)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 000000000 Blackstone Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000 Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000 Ancestry Board of Director 000 0000
000000 0000000 Blackstone Board Member 000 0000
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Ancestry Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Ancestry Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Ancestry Investments & Acquisitions (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 03-Nov-2021 0000000000 Social/Platform Software 0000000 0
000000 00000 21-May-2021 0000000000 Consulting Services (B2B)
00000 18-May-2016 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
0000 0 00000 30-Sep-2013 0000000000 Information Services (B2C) 0000000 0
1000Memories 03-Oct-2012 Merger/Acquisition Social Content
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Ancestry Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Archives.com Information Services (B2C) Omaha, NE 2009
00000000 Social/Platform Software Paris, France 0000
0000 0 00000 Information Services (B2C) Provo, UT 0000
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Ancestry Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 18-May-2016 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
00000000 000000 21-Sep-2005 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000
Genealogy.com 08-Apr-2003 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 3 buyers
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