I received an email from Anton Waldburg who let me know about his interesting domain name project called Listfish. The objective of Listfish is to connect the owners of unused domain names with people and startups that can utilize them. The domain names can be donated or an investment proposal can be made.
Here’s a description of Listfish and how it can help connect domain name owners and people who can use a domain name for their project:
“So you have an old domain that you can’t use anymore? Have you thought about donating or possibly even investing it in a new idea?
On listfi.sh we connect people who have old unused domains available, with people who have new ideas an might be able to use these domains.
There might just be someone out there who can use your old domain to create an exciting project, wouldn’t that be great?”
This is an interesting concept, although I don’t know how much utility it will have amongst domain investors. I think there are probably developers and startup founders who own domain names that haven’t been used, and they would be happy to do a solid for someone else, especially on a hand registered domain name that hasn’t been used yet. I am sure there are many domain names that would fit the bill, and I bet there are people who would be happy to help someone else by giving them an unused domain name.
Some of the current Listfish listings include: DisruptToday.com, Familiar.To, and EuropeanCreatives.com. I am sure other domain names will be added as others learn about this concept.
You can learn about how Lisfish works on the website’ about us page.