Five questions with Bill Karamouzis at NamesCon 2017

We had late lunch with domain entrepreneur, Bill Karamouzis of today, at the Beach Cafe inside Tropicana. NamesCon 2017 opened its gates with network lanes today, a smaller but efficient area to review domain industry exhibits. Back to Bill Kara and lunch. DomainGang: Bill, how is your lunch, the chicken over fresh arugula looks […]

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Rightside is launching its .Games gTLD this week, using the EAP approach of tiered pricing. In other words, prices start high, at about $11,000 dollars and get lower as we approach General Availability day. The .Games gTLD has been anticipated by – you guessed it – gamers around the world, and games studios. Even domainers […]

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Domainer Politics: Developer Bill Karamouzis runs for CIRA board

Bill Karamouzis, the domain investor and domain developer from Canada, announced his candidacy for CIRA. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is the organization that manages the .CA domain space on behalf of all Canadians. Said Karamouzis: “I’ve been a developer for most of my life and always watched CIRA from the sidelines. I think […]

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Bill Kara: Doing the math behind a successful online business

From his first exclusive interview, to the ground-breaking sale of his gaming empire, Bill Karamouzis – or Kara, for short – needs very little introduction to those that identify and engage with one of the top entrepreneurs in the industry. Bill Kara is the type of ever-busy visionary that eventually becomes an iconic figure. While […]

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Game Over: Bill Kara brings global awareness to Turkish crimes using established domains

Bill Kara – the founder of which he sold to Mindjolt in April – isn’t all about games. The Canadian developer and domain investor is mostly known for his acquisition and development of gaming domains, including for $350,000 and the HallPass online conglomerate. Bill’s Greek heritage brings him close to the history and […]

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HallPass Media: What happens when you *Don’t* own the .com !

When we broke the news to the domain community about Hallpass Media CEO, Bill Karamouzis (Bill Kara for short) selling his company to games distributor giant, Mindjolt, the question wasn’t “for how many thousands” but rather, “for how much over $10 million dollars”. It’s simple, really: Hallpass Media, the Canada-based games, video and entertainment company […]

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BREAKING: Hallpass Media sold to Gaming giant

Canada-based games, video and entertainment company Hallpass Media has been acquired by gaming industry distributor giant Mindjolt. Hallpass Media CEO Bill Kara is a known domain investor and developer, who turned Hallpass Media into a community of nearly 4 million members and provider of roughly 1,500 online games. Details about the acquisition were not disclosed, […]

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