Company founded by Gilad Japhet
Gilad Japhet launches a new genealogy garage startup at his home
Website goes live
The MyHeritage.com website — a free, online family tree building platform, goes live in 6 languages
Release of Smart Matches™
MyHeritage releases advanced matching technology to help users find relatives in other family trees
Mobile app goes live
MyHeritage enables users to take genealogy on-the-go with the MyHeritage mobile app
Begins offering historical records
MyHeritage launches a search engine with billions of global historical records; digitizes 1940 U.S. census
Launch of Instant Discoveries™
Innovative feature can add entire branches or photos to the user’s family tree in one click
Launch of MyHeritage DNA
MyHeritage releases a consumer DNA test that finds relatives and provides an ethnicity breakdown
Acquisition of Legacy Family Tree Webinars
MyHeritage acquires Legacy Family Tree webinar platform and software (its 10th acquisition!)
First MyHeritage LIVE Conference
MyHeritage hosts its first-ever international user conference in Oslo, Norway
10 billion historical records
MyHeritage’s collections continue to grow fast and reach an important milestone
MyHeritage Lab Opens
MyHeritage sets up a state-of-the-art laboratory to significantly increase Israel’s COVID-19 testing capabilities
Deep Nostalgia™ launched
A groundbreaking feature that allows you to animate the faces of your loved ones in still photos.
Acquisition of Filae
MyHeritage signs agreements to acquire Filae, a leading genealogy service in France.
MyHeritage makes an exit
MyHeritage is acquired by Francisco Partners.
Reaching 1M subscribers
MyHeritage celebrates an extraordinary milestone, and surpasses one million annual subscribers!
Our commitment to family, heritage, and diversity drive the development of innovative technologies and are the foundation of our company culture created by our 520 employees in Israel, North America, and Europe.
Our management team has a wealth of experience from top technology companies.
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Drawing on the company’s resources and expertise, and out of humanitarian concern, MyHeritage rapidly set up one of the world’s largest COVID-19 laboratories to dramatically scale up Israel’s testing capabilities and save lives. The lab helped significantly reduce mortality in Israel’s nursing homes.