How Colin Campbell Raised $7 Million for .Club

The .Club registry was arguably one of the strongest performing new domain name extensions out of the gate. The registry has always been fairly open about its business, especially about the company’s initial $7 million round of fundraising in advance of the auction that won it the right to sell .Club domain names.

In 2015, .Club registry CEO Colin Campbell shared some insight and thoughts about the .Club registry fundraising that was necessary to afford the purchase of the rights to the .Club extension. It was here that I viewed the video of the .Club team winning the 2013 auction, which was shared by CMO Jeff Sass:

This morning, Colin shared a link to a new Upside podcast, where he shared details about the fundraising efforts on behalf of the .Club registry. I have not listened to it yet, but here it is for those who want the scoop:

Elliot Silver
Elliot Silver
About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of DomainInvesting.com. Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has closed eight figures in deals. Please read the DomainInvesting.com Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest. Reach out to Elliot: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent Posts

Poll: Are You Going to ICANN 79?

2
The ICANN 79 Community Forum Meeting is coming up in a couple of weeks. The meeting will be held in Puerto Rico from March...

Domain Broker’s Ad Campaign Highlighted by X Business with a Repost from Elon Musk

0
When looking at domain investor Twitter, I've noticed a few promoted/advertising tweets mentioning Rob Schutz and/or Snagged.com. I recently wrote about Rob and his...

NameJet Announces Platform Enhancements

3
Last Summer, NameJet made some "big changes" to its platform. In essence, NameJet appears to have become a clone of Snapnames, its sister auction...

Rationale Behind CoFounders.com Acquisition

1
It's not often that we hear from the founders of a company to discuss why they spent what they did to acquire a specific...

.Bet Domain Name Acquired for 5 Figures, Reportedly Resold for $600k

9
According to a tweet from Identity Digital (formerly Donuts), the Bet.bet domain name reportedly sold for $600,000. I have not verified or researched the...