Sold for $1.15 Million has been sold by, in a deal brokered by Larry Fischer. The domain name was sold for $1,150,000, and the escrow and legal aspects of this deal were handled by Ari Goldberger and Jason Schaeffer of This is the second million plus deal closed by in the last week, following up on the $2.5 million sale of, reported by DNJournal. This is the ninth publicly reported million dollar sale of 2021.

If you visit, you will be forwarded to the Near.CO website. The company is called Near, so it is no surprise it wanted to upgrade to the .com domain name. Near is billed as “the world’s largest source of intelligence on people and places.” According to its Crunchbase profile, this Singapore-based company has raised $134 million in funding through its Series D funding rounds. has sold quite a few valuable domain names over the last year, helping to illustrate how hot the domain name market is right now. Some of the sales I learned about include:

When I spoke on the phone with Larry this morning, he asked me to guess the sale price of My guess was a fair amount lower than actual the sale price. I think $1.15 million is a solid number for, particularly since there is one logical buyer who ended up pulling the trigger. I also think $1.15m is a pretty reasonable number for the buyer, particularly since its matching .CO domain name was likely an obstacle for it.

Elliot Silver
Elliot Silver
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