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FamilyLink.com “ world leader in connecting families”
Problem 1,500,000,000 people 3,000,000,000 people
Problem #1  Family application <ul><ul><li>NEXT : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendster  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bebo  ...
Problem <ul><li>Problem: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.5 billion internet users want to stay in touch with relatives – need ways...
MyFamily.com: Lost Opportunity <ul><li>MyFamily was growing virally by 20-30k new users per day in 2000-2001 </li></ul><ul...
And now so have we..... <ul><li>4.5 million monthly active users </li></ul><ul><li>vs. 986,572 monthly active users (Compe...
 
We’re Related on Facebook <ul><li>10 million installs in less than a year </li></ul><ul><li>#1 application on Facebook for...
Paid Clicks in 2008 on “We’re Related”
Other Projects <ul><li>WorldVitalRecords.com </li></ul><ul><li>GenSeek.com </li></ul><ul><li>WebTree.com </li></ul><ul><li...
 
 
 
 
 
Management Team <ul><li>FamilyLink Team </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Allen, CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Jason McGowan, Chief Social Of...
Thank you. Email:  [email_address] Blog: paulallen.net
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    1. 1. FamilyLink.com “ world leader in connecting families”
    2. 2. Problem 1,500,000,000 people 3,000,000,000 people
    3. 3. Problem #1 Family application <ul><ul><li>NEXT : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bebo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orkut </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hi5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPhone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Android </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nokia Symbian OS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackberry </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Problem <ul><li>Problem: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.5 billion internet users want to stay in touch with relatives – need ways to share content quickly and sometimes privately with family members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 billion mobile phone users want to stay in close contact with relatives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia list of top social networks: none specifically address needs of families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geni / MyHeritage / TGN </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Platforms are becoming open platforms for third party application developers -- so are Mobile Platforms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are the #1 app for families on Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#1 app for families on MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next up: Friendster, Bebo, Orkut, Hi5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPhone, Google Android, Nokia Symbian OS, RIM Blackberry </li></ul></ul>
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    6. 6. MyFamily.com: Lost Opportunity <ul><li>MyFamily was growing virally by 20-30k new users per day in 2000-2001 </li></ul><ul><li>But investors in mid 2001 chose to focus on genealogy. </li></ul><ul><li>They shuttered the MyFamily business opportunity by turning the site into a paid subscription site, laid off all developers, and update the site for 5 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Meanwhile, the world passed them by.... </li></ul>
    7. 7. And now so have we..... <ul><li>4.5 million monthly active users </li></ul><ul><li>vs. 986,572 monthly active users (Compete.com) </li></ul>
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    13. 14. We’re Related on Facebook <ul><li>10 million installs in less than a year </li></ul><ul><li>#1 application on Facebook for families, top 10 overall </li></ul><ul><li>Has generated more than 200 million page views since launch </li></ul><ul><li>Has generated 3,238,096 paid clicks in 2008 and $366,000 in advertising revenue </li></ul>
    14. 15. Paid Clicks in 2008 on “We’re Related”
    15. 16. Other Projects <ul><li>WorldVitalRecords.com </li></ul><ul><li>GenSeek.com </li></ul><ul><li>WebTree.com </li></ul><ul><li>WorldHistory.com </li></ul>
    16. 22. Management Team <ul><li>FamilyLink Team </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Allen, CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Jason McGowan, Chief Social Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Allan Carroll, Chief Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Nathan Gwilliam, Chief Revenue Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Brad Pace, Lead Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Nickle, President/COO </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Ericson, VP Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Stauffer, Search Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>John Ivie, Data Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Brett Stubbs, WorldHistory Engineer </li></ul>Board of Directors Paul Allen Paul Ahlstrom Paul Brockbank John Pestana
    17. 23. Thank you. Email: [email_address] Blog: paulallen.net
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