TOP NEWS Sets Up Shop In Venice, a British family history website, said today that it has launched--and has set up a new office in Venice, California, to run its U.S. operations. Findmypast runs an online, family history and genealogy site which provides genealogical records, in particular, a rich collection of British, Irish, and Australian records dating back to 1200. The firm said its goal is to become the "go-to" site for Americans of British and Irish ancestries. is entering a competitive market here in the U.S., which includes such competitors as and, as well as local family tree startup, which is in West Hollywood. did not say how big of a team it will be hiring in Venice.