How much did Tesla pay to buy The Tesla.com domain name? Elon Musk might have just revealed the price.
Tesla Motors operated its business in TeslaMotors.com for a number of years. In February of 2016, it was widely reported that the company bought the Tesla.com domain name. The purchase price of the domain name was not publicly announced though.
Late last night on Twitter, CEO Elon Musk commented about what it took to finally acquire the Tesla.com domain name:
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 9, 2018
It is unclear if the $11 million figure was the actual amount Tesla paid to buy Tesla.com or if that figure also includes additional costs or terms (such as legal fees or if this figure includes stock in the company which could fluctuate in value).
Now that Mr. Musk has publicly discussed the acquisition, it would be great if the Tesla Investor Relations team clarified the purchase price component a bit. It would likely be one of the largest domain name sales of all time.