AHE Partners with Theneeds.com for Content Curation

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Ancient History Encyclopedia (AHE) is partnering with Theneeds.com in order to connect with a virtual audience keen on accessing curated media pertaining to the ancient world via the web and mobile devices.

Launched in 2013, Theneeds is the fastest growing content discovery platform. Theneeds offers users a place to discover, vote on and share the best news, articles, videos, social posts, and more, tailored to their specific interests. Based in San Francisco, CA, Theneeds brings users a personalized web and iPhone app experience, and its underlying technology constantly learns from user’s activity to get smarter and more relevant over time.

Ancient History Encyclopedia is a non-profit educational website with a global vision: to provide the best ancient history information on the Internet for free. Combining different media, subjects, and periods in interactive ways, Ancient History Encyclopedia assists visitors in understanding both the “big picture” and the detail as they relate to history. The electronic resource recently added video content, enlarging its own reach and audience. With a global reach of over a million page-views per month, Ancient History Encyclopedia is probably the world’s most visited educational resource exclusively devoted to the ancient world.

Gabriele Pansa, Theneeds’ CEO and Founder, commented further on the partnership saying, “We are extremely excited to have Ancient History Encyclopedia as a live source on Theneeds. We pride ourselves of having only the best sources and highest quality content available on the web, and Ancient History Encyclopedia has the most compelling articles about the world of ancient history. This is the beginning of a great relationship.”

Ancient History Encyclopedia’s CEO and Founder, Jan van der Crabben, said in turn, “I am very┬áexcited at the prospect of partnering with Theneeds. Our companies are committed to showcasing the best and most interesting information with large audiences, through content curation, and together we’re going to enrich a diverse, global audience.”



By James Wiener

James Blake Wiener is the Communications Director at Ancient History Encyclopedia. Trained as a historian and researcher, and previously a professor, James is chiefly interested in cross-cultural exchange, world history, and international relations. Aside from his work at AHE, James is an avid Arabist, devotee of romance languages (French, Portuguese, and Spanish), reggaeto├▒ero, and fan of ice hockey.