Domain Sales

Skew Gets EMD, Then Scores Seed Funding Round

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Towards the end of August of this year, Uniregistry reported the $92,000 sale of Skew.com. The sale was the largest publicly reported sale of the week in DNJournal. It is also the 44th largest sale of the year (to date). Skew.com was acquired by a cryptocurrency data analytics firm called Skew.

This morning, it was reported that Skew raised $2 million in a seed funding round with several investors, including Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins.

GoDaddy Sells At Least Four 2 Letter .com Domain Names

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Yesterday morning, George Kirikos tweeted about the likely sale of HU.com, a two letter .com domain name that had been owned by GoDaddy via its NameFind portfolio company:

This morning, I noticed that at least three other LL.com domain names appear to have been sold by GoDaddy. The change of ownership was detected by the DomainTools Registrant Monitor tool, and I saw these names in my morning Registrant Alert email. Here are the three names that appear to have been sold by GoDaddy / NameFind:

Glance.com Sold via Sedo for $160,000

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According to a tweet this morning from Sedo domain name broker Albert Schimmel, the Glance.com domain name was sold via Sedo for $160,000:

Extend Shortens its Domain Name by Buying Extend.com

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Extend is a “well funded early stage startup,” according to a tweet from its founder and CEO Woody Levin. The San Francisco-based startup had been using the off-brand HelloExtend.com domain name for its website.

According to a tweet from its founder yesterday, the company has acquired its brand match Extend.com domain name:

Domain Name Negotiations: Warm and Friendly or Tough and Firm?

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Depending on your background and experience, negotiating can either be a great part of the job of a domain investor or it can be one of the worst aspects. I think it is expected that negotiating with a buyer or a seller is one of the most necessary aspects of domain investing. People have different negotiation strategies, and there are many factors that go into choosing the right strategy.

Selling Domain Names on Multiple Platforms

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There are a number of websites that allow domain investors to list their domain names for sale. This morning, someone asked me about selling domain names on multiple platforms.

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