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Some major generic #domains have just changed hands!

Domain investors work quietly on the sidelines to acquire premium domain names. Spending capital to get generic domains, also known as “generics” to the domainer crowd, is a strategy implemented non-stop by savvy domain investors. Some great domains changed hands recently, and we are here to share what we’ve found. Joshua Schoen, of UltraDomains, acquired […]

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#Douchebag CEO : I’ll wager $5k against all you #domain bros!

Can’t stop Pete Cacadoodoo, CEO of Slurpee Co., a Dallas, TX start-up that sells premium quality manscaping gear to millennials. The enterprising founder of Slurpee, got all defensive about his recent half-baked decision to rebrand from the established domain GetMySlurpee.com to the shorter, more appropriate Slurpee.SO. “Y’all domain bros can stick your armchair quarterback advice […]

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Dot .com #domain sightings : Fresh #herbs .com by #Shenandoah Growers

Domain sightings are encounters with domains “in the wild,” outside of the digital realm. Whether they are car wraps, business signs, or products at the super market, these are domain names we come across and photograph. There are two main categories, dot .com encounters, and everything else. This time we came across a nice generic […]

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#Investigo .com UDRP : Someone tried to sell the #domain to the trademark holder

Some jackass attempted to sell the domain Investigo.com to the owners of the INVESTIGO mark, potentially posing as a broker for the registrant. The asking price was $45,000 dollars and that’s when Investigo UK filed a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. The owner acquired the domain 9 years before the Complainant acquired the mark […]

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Root.com : Car #insurance company gets $350 million windfall but not the matching .com #domain

Root Insurance is an auto insurance startup based in Columbus, Ohio, and it recently raised approximately $350 million dollars on a $3.5 billion valuation. The company is competing against such well-established giants as Progressive and Geico, and it has previously received $100 million in a separate round of funding. It operates from the domain JoinRoot.com, […]

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Voice .com sale a leverage point for all future #domain inquiries

The sale of Voice.com for $30 million dollars funded by crypto ICO proceeds, is creating a new status quo in domain investing. Cases such as this propel the value of domain names, by informing the “general public” that domain names, that thing you type in your Google search, can be traded for money. Voice.com is […]

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#Polymorph : Ad tech startup sold to #Walmart without the matching dictionary .COM #domain

Polymorph, a technology as a service creator of ad software, has been acquired by Walmart. Walmart Media Group, which offers full-funnel, targeted and accountable advertising powered by online and in-store sales data, announced the acquisition yesterday. Polymorph’s technology, which includes a high-speed ad server, a self-serve interface and server-side header bidding, will make advertising with […]

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#Reindl .com : Stanley Pace wins #UDRP against Austrian casserole #domain

Domain investor, Stanley Pace, won another UDRP – this time against the domain Reindl.com. The domain was offered for sale with a $79,000 dollar price tag. Registered in 2016, the domain’s keyword, “reindl,” means casserole in German. An Austrian company that creates protective clothing, asserted that they have a trademark since 1999. Reindl Gesellschaft m.b.H. […]

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#Lime Scooters : A $2 billion valuation company running on a #domain hack!

Lime is a two year old scooter company that has secured $400 million dollars in investments, on a $2 billion valuation that excludes the fresh cash. Electric scooters have been getting a lot of global adoption, as they are more compact than electric bikes and portable. Many domain investors go gaga about generic dictionary words […]

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#Domain rebranding : Premium domain name Liquid .com used as #crypto project

The premium domain Liquid.com sold for $750,000 dollars this year. According to Namebio, the sale occurred in March. Not much was disclosed about the buyer at the time, but now it’s been announced that the domain Liquid.com and the liquid brand are being used for a new blockchain investment and cryptocurrency exchange project. The brand’s […]

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#Domain name Cowboy.com sold to a Belgian #bike startup

The domain name Cowboy.com has a new registrant, as of August 30th. The aged, generic domain changed hands, after being brokered by Sedo for some time. The domain was registered in 1994. Belgian bike making startup, Cowboy, acquired the domain for an unspecified amount. The company upgraded their domain from Cowboy.bike and recently announced that […]

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#Domain products : Got a pair of balls, and some free head at the #Academy

It’s hardly news: Products that are commonly used in everyday life, often carry domain names on them. I was excited to drop by at one of my favorite stores, Academy, which operates from the domain Academy.com. Went down the sports section, to get a couple of tennis balls. Unlike my friend Konstantinos of OnlineDomain, I […]

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