Geni Hints At iPhone App
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
Base on discussions on Geni's online user forums, users of the site have been asking for an app for the last two years from the company.
Geni Swizzles Pricing Tiers
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
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Geni Tilts Toward Pro Users
AUGUST 11, 2011
In addition, Geni said that only pro users will have the ability to search through the site's 110 million profiles to find new relatives.
Geni Debuts New Service, Geni Plus
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
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Geni Opens Service For Institutions
AUGUST 18, 2011
Geni said that local libraries and organizations are eligible to apply for the accounts. geni genealogy family tree research subscription
Yammer Dwarfs Parent Geni In Fundraising Round
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
In the case of the kid getting much (much) larger than its parent, Yammer , the one time spinout of Los Angeles-based genealogy and family tree website Geni , has now squarely out-raised venture capital than its parent firm, saying Wednesday that it has raised an $85M funding round. Geni is, however, an original investor in Yammer.
Geni Signs Up For DNA Testing
JULY 1, 2016
Burbank-based family tree software developer Geni --which is now part of MyHeritage--said late Thursday afternoon that it has added DNA testing to its service, letting its users test their DNA for a more accurate family tree. Geni also said it would use the DNA results to help for matching previously unknown relatives. READ MORE>>.
Spotlight On Geni (Presenting Company At Spotlight: LA Tech)
Tech Zulu Event
NOVEMBER 21, 2010
Geni is solving the problem of genealogy by inviting the world to build the definitive online family tree. Using the basic free service, users add and invite their relatives to join their family tree, which Geni compares to other trees. Tags: Events Social Media Startup Video Geni social Spotlight Visit TechZulu for full story.
Geni Bolsters Team, Names CTO, Enginering VP
MAY 19, 2011
Geni said it has named Justin Balthrop as its Chief Technology Officer, and named Michael Stangel as Vice President of Engineering. READ MORE>>.
Geni Rolls World Family Tree Widget
JANUARY 31, 2011
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Geni Bundles Gifts With Pro Subscriptions
OCTOBER 15, 2009
Los Angeles-based Geni , the Web 2.0 Geni is venture backed by the Founders Fund and Charles River Ventures. READ MORE>>.
Geni.com Links with Archives.com, GenealogyBank.com
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Geni said it has made documents from the two sites available via links within those services. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
SGN Debuts New Genies & Gems Game
MARCH 16, 2016
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Interview with David Sacks, Geni and Yammer
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
We sat down with David to catch up on what Geni and Yammer are doing, plus got his insights into entrepreneurship and the Paypal mystique.
Geni Acquisition News Takes Down Service For Hours
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
That big acquisition of Los Angeles family tree site Geni had an unwanted side effect: it took down the site for nearly five hours, Geni reports.
Geni Acquisition Opens Up Service For Users
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
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Geni Launches New Facebook App
APRIL 13, 2009
Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund. Tags: geni facebook application social networking READ MORE>>.
Geni Connects With Facebook
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
The company said its new Facebook Social Sharing feature allows users to share their public Geni activities with friends and family on Facebook.
Geni Creates Lab Effort, Translation Support
DECEMBER 16, 2009
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Geni Extends Distribution Of Family Tree Posters
MAY 26, 2010
Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund, and was started by ex-PayPal founder David Sacks. READ MORE>>.
Geni Adds Follow Feature
OCTOBER 14, 2010
The move also will list users as followers of profile, which Geni said would help its users find other users also interested in the same profiles.
Geni Rolls Out API
DECEMBER 15, 2010
According to Geni, the new API is aimed at allowing users to develop third-party tools and application. READ MORE>>.
Geni Rolls Out Revisions
AUGUST 11, 2010
Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund. Tags: geni revisions family tree genealogy history software
Geni Adds Undelete
AUGUST 6, 2010
West Hollywood-based Geni said this week that it has added a new feature which allows users to undo deletions. READ MORE>>.
Geni Adds Free Trial
JULY 9, 2009
Geni operates an online genealogy and family networking site; the firm launched its premium offering in March. READ MORE>>.
Knowledge Genie Launches Publishing Tool
JULY 29, 2009
Los Angeles-based startup Knowledge Genie is launching a new, online site today which allows people to publish, share, and sell their knowledge online. The service is available based on a subscription to users, who can use the tool to charge people for access to the information in their "genie" via payment systems like Paypal.
Geni Adds Filters
MARCH 11, 2009
According to Geni, it has a new "hide" filter which will help users find cousins using the site that they haven't met yet. READ MORE>>.
Geni Enhances Service
NOVEMBER 13, 2009
Geni is backed by Charles River Ventures and Founders Fund. Tags: geni genealogy family tree web2 READ MORE>>.
Geni Hit By Downtime
OCTOBER 21, 2009
No reason for the downtime was given, however, the downtime at Geni paralleled a similar, more widely reported downtime issues at sister firm Yammer.
Geni Widens Search
JUNE 1, 2009
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Geni Adds "Family Finder"
NOVEMBER 24, 2008
According to Geni, the new feature will look through your address book and select anyone that the company's software thinks is related to you.
Geni Goes Pro
MARCH 27, 2009
Hollywood-based Geni , an online site that allows users to share family trees and network with relatives and family, is the latest Web 2.0
Geni Enhances Service
APRIL 24, 2009
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Geni Enhances Privacy Controls
FEBRUARY 6, 2009
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Geni Enhances Collaboration Tools
MAY 1, 2009
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Geni, Yammer Both Raise Funding
JANUARY 20, 2009
The details of the Geni funding were first reported by PEHub; with details on Yammer's latest round reported on TechCrunch this morning.
Geni Expands Virtual Gifts
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
Geni runs a Web 2.0-style site to help people create family trees and connect with relatives through social networking features. READ MORE
Geni Adds Tabs, Search Tools
APRIL 9, 2009
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Geni.com Integrates With Historical Records From MyHeritage
APRIL 24, 2013
Geni was acquired by MyHeritage in November. Geni said the move will add "significant" new detail to its family tree service.
Geni Turns Family Trees Into Posters
MAY 10, 2010
Geni said it also allows users to customize "almost every aspect" of the posters before printing. READ MORE>>.