Tuesday, May 15, 2007

World Vital Records

World Vital Records

Serial entrepreneur Paul Allen has been involved in more than a dozen startup companies over the past 18 years. Best known as co-founder of Provo genealogy research service MyFamily.com – recently renamed The Generations Network – Allen and business partner, Dan Taggart, helped raise $90.5 million in venture capital through their company, Ancestry.com, to launch the MyFamily.com Web site in the mid-‘90s.Even after leaving the company in 2002, Allen hasn’t stopped creating companies such as FamilyLink.com, a social network for family history enthusiasts. The company has 12 workers and Is generating revenue from a subscription site WorldVitalRecords.com.


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