Unbroken trend: 10 million families in the pedigree – and genealogy network verwandt.de Hamburg, September 1, 2009, the enthusiasm for the subject of genealogy on the Internet continues. More than ten million trees in the family network were created in the two years since the launch of verwandt.de. Every week cause over 100,000 new families. verwandt.de allows you to create a family tree on the Internet completely free. Thanks to the intuitive operation, you can create a full pedigree of their own family without much computer knowledge.
The own knowledge of family history is exhausted, more family members by E-Mail to participate can be invited and contribute their knowledge. So, the family tree as an interactive community project is created in the Internet. At the same time verwandt.de searched its databases with more than 95 million profiles possible matches in other family trees and notifies the user if potential family members are found. Thousands of users have already new this way Family members found. verwandt.de went online in the summer of 2007 and has grown since then to one of the largest and most important family and genealogical research networks worldwide.
With the Turkish subsidiary akrabaonline.com was released in July successfully the tenth language version. Verwandt.de in more than 15 countries is available and is one of the few German startups, which are also internationally successful. The progressive expansion is seen by the operation of another language by the founders of Sven Schmidt and Daniel Grozinger as a key criterion for the success of verwandt.de. After all, the genealogy is a global issue. While vast swathes of the economy are struggling with the financial crisis, verwandt.de is among the winners of the last two years. The family is an important issue, on which the people go back and that gives them support especially in times of crisis”, Sven Schmidt explains the great success of the page. One observed here an unbroken upward trend, after which more and more people enthusiasm for the subject of genealogy. The Internet has given us the opportunity, to make accessible the dusty subject a young audience and to present in a vibrant design”, summarizes the seasoned Internet entrepreneurs Daniel Grozinger. Verwandt.de verwandt.de is operated by OSN GmbH and is an online service to create family trees and genealogy on the Internet. With a total of 15 country domains and 10 language versions, the OSN GmbH is currently active in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Russia. Since the start in June 2007, more than ten million families have accumulated their pedigree at verwandt.de. Thus, the OSN GmbH is one of the few German startups, which are also internationally successful. The founder Daniel Grozinger (37) and Sven Schmidt (35) have already successfully manages several Internet projects and as investors are Germany’s most successful browser game Pennergame.de involved. The OSN GmbH with headquarters in Hamburg is the well-known VC companies Neuhaus partners and Hasso Plattner Ventures supports. Press contact: OSN online social networking GmbH Tom Steinelt, spokesman Heimhuder Strasse 72 20148 Hamburg Tel: + 49 (0) 40 793 064 76 fax: + 49 (0) 40 415 457 14 E-Mail: Web: press