Geneology website has acquired from Wirtualna Polska S.A.

Geneology website has acquired from Wirtualna Polska S.A.

The move follows the company’s acquisition of several other leading family networks in 2010, including Polish site and its parent network OSN GmbH. Merging with, the Polish website of, unites Poland’s competing family history sites.

The merger adds more than half a million users to the global network, resulting in a user base of more than 2.6 million Polish users.

“Having established ourselves as the leading international destination for families to connect to their past and to one another – acquiring is a natural step that enriches our global family network” said Gilad Japhet, founder and CEO of “Our service and flagship Smart Matching™ technology enjoy a network effect, providing more value as more people use them. For this reason, this acquisition delivers great value both to the users and to the users of Our international network of users consists of millions of families with roots in Poland, who will now find it even easier to connect to long-lost relatives and discover more about their unique family histories”.

The acquisition of marks the third major acquisition by within the last 18 months, following the acquisition of European family network OSN GmbH and its network of 10 family sites including, and, and Dutch Family Network ZOOOF. By merging the family networks into one international platform, is building a worldwide Family Graph that has grown to more than 18 million family trees and 760 million profiles.

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