Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing a powerful combination of information, science and technology to help people discover their family history and stories that were never possible before. Ancestry’s suite of products include: AncestryDNA, AncestryHealth, AncestryProGenealogists, Fold3, Newspapers.com, Find a Grave, Archives.com, and Rootsweb.
AncestryDNA, is the world's largest consumer genomics database providing consumers insights into their ancestral origins. The service enables customers to not only uncover their ethnic mix and rich family stories, but discover distant relatives with a common ancestral match, and help solve the toughest family mysteries.
AncestryHealth, launched in 2015, empowers individuals to compile their family health history information to take charge of their health with tools to trace health conditions along family lines and understand what it means to individuals and their family while preserving this valuable information to share with their physicians and future generations.
- AncestryHealth recently announced a collaboration with Calico, an Alphabet-funded biotech firm focused on longevity research and therapeutics, to investigate the heredity of aging/lifespan in diverse human populations.
Ancestry by the numbers:
- Since 1996, more than 16 billion records have been added, and users have created more than 70 million family trees on the Ancestry flagship site and its affiliated international websites.
- More than 1.2 million people genotyped in the AncestryDNA database.
- Ancestry revenues have increased from $225M in 2009 to $620M in 2014.
The company has more than 1,300 employees in locations across the globe. Headquartered in Utah, Ancestry has offices in San Francisco, Dublin, London, Sydney, Munich, and Stockholm.