JB .com : Two letter .com #domain sold to #Chinese buyer

The premium two letter domain, JB.com, has been sold, and the new owner is from China – not Justin Bieber! Registered in 1995, JB.com was in the possession of Domain Capital until recently; it currently moved under the control of Guta.com. The company is an active domain broker in China, operated by domain investor, George […]

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#Domain pending transfer : Did OD.com sell at Igloo brokerage?

Has OD.com – a premium two letter .com domain – been sold at Igloo brokerage? Canadian domain investor and LL .com aficionado, George Kirikos, noticed that the domain’s status at the Registry has changed to “Pending Transfer.” We confirmed that the status has indeed changed, as seen in the screenshot below. Kirikos also reminded us […]

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ZB .com : Multi-million dollar #domain used as #crypto exchange platform

Two letter .com domains can fetch millions of dollars, and ZB.com consists of letters that are of exceptional grade to the Chinese. Canadian domain investor, George Kirikos, keeps track of the percentage of LL .com domains in the hands of Chinese registrants; meanwhile, US-based registrants own 338 LL .com domains, or exactly 50% of all […]

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Two letter domain UB.com lands on China’s shores after 31 years

Two letter .com domain, UB.com, has changed hands and is now in the possession of a Chinese registrant. Previously owned by Ultimate Bet poker, this LL .com domain is one of the oldest in existence, with a registration date in 1986. It’s very rare to see such an old two letter .com domain, or old […]

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Two letter domains : HH.com sold to the Chinese

Another day, another premium two letter .com domain headed to China. HH.com moved away from Hecker Law and into the hands of one of China’s biggest investors of such domains, 62.com. Domain investor, George Kirikos, noticed the change and remarked about the latest stats involving LL .com domains: “By my count, Chinese registrants own 166 […]

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George Kirikos : Verisign’s profits the result of a “sweetheart deal” with ICANN

Domain investor, George Kirikos, has been voicing his concerns about the ICANN procedures openly, for years. The ongoing renewal of the Verisign contract for .NET domains has been open to comments, and Kirikos made sure his valid points are heard. “My company is opposed to the proposed contract,” said George Kirikos. “In particular, rather than […]

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AutoBytel : $2.2 million dollar valuation of UsedCars.com domain

Autobytel, an automotive media and marketing services company located in Irvine, California, acquired the domain UsedCars.com in 2015, as part of a larger $25 million acquisition of Dealix / Autotegrity. The domain’s valuation in this sale, was uncovered today: $2.2 million dollars. Canadian domain investor and sleuth, George Kirikos, dug out the reference to the […]

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QX.com : Two letter .com changed hands in China

The premium two letter domain, QX.com, changed hands in China, and the new owners are Chinese. Domain investor and LL .com aficionado, George Kirikos, has noted that the exchange of the domain resulted in a new ownership; the buyer appears to be Shenzhen Comix Group Co Ltd. According to their Alibaba profile, the company produces […]

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GoDaddy sells two letter domain GH.com to Chinese buyer

Namefind, the domain portfolio managers of GoDaddy, sold GH.com to a Chinese buyer. According to domain investor, George Kirikos, the two letter domain sale raises the number of China-owned LL .com domains to 154, out of 676. That’s 22.8% of the total, with US registrants owning 350 two letter .com domains (51.8%). There is no […]

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Y Combinator : Which TLDs are preferred by funded start-ups?

Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding; it helps pay for a start-up company’s expenses, while they are getting started. Y Combinator is a platform for angel investors, providing seed funding for startups. How much funding a start-up needs depends on the kind of company one launches. At Y Combinator, small investments are […]

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Chinese domain sales report : Two letters, and more .CN rain with dozens of “Chips”

Communist Capitalism is not for the weak, and Westerners often fail to understand China’s unique financial model. Parts of China’s economy follow Western principles, particularly in Hong Kong and other major cities. Other segments of China’s economy fall behind, having to abide by Communist commerce principles. Overall, it’s confusing to many non-Chinese. The Chinese domain […]

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YK.com : Two letter .com domain sold to Chinese buyers

It’s been a while since we reported a two letter (LL) .com domain sale, and what a great way to start the week. The domain YK.com has been reported as sold, after changing hands from its previous owners, Tamarack Computers Ltd. The 20 year old domain‘s apparent sale, increased the number of Chinese registrants owning […]

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