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Oversee Update with CEO Jeff Kupietsky


One of my favorite sessions organized by during DomainFest was a breakfast for bloggers and domain news sites with CEO, Jeff Kupietsky. It was a good opportunity to learn about the company's plans for the upcoming year.

My biggest takeaway from the meeting with Jeff is that Oversee is working to drive the maturation of the domain industry, and that will help bring new investment and growth into the domain space.  Jeff noted that there has been much more  collaboration among big companies (like Bob Parsons speaking at DomainFest), and this is essential for the domain industry to mature.

In addition to its collaboration efforts, Oversee is looking to build and grow additional revenue streams. Similar to individual domain investors who are building businesses on domain names, Oversee has been building infrastructure on some of its key domain assets. The company currently operates in 3 verticals: travel, shopping, and finance.

One way domain investors will benefit from this is that Oversee has been gaining insight → Read More

Questions to Ask Oversee CEO

16 LogoMike Berkens told me that he and some other South Florida domain investors will be meeting with CEO Jeff Kupietzky this evening in Boca Raton, Florida. Since I can't be in Florida, I wrote a list of questions that I shared with Mike that I would like to see answered.

I think it's good that Jeff is reaching out, and obviously this is going to be a casual get together rather than a grilling. Additionally, I am sure he won't be able to address any of the legal issues surrounding the case, so there really isn't a point in asking those questions.

  • When did Oversee learn about bidding by an employee?

  • How did Oversee learn that an employee had been bidding?

  • Why did nobody ever investigate bidder "halvarez" after so many complaints over the years?

  • Did Oversee executives ever try to speak to or meet with "halvarez" who accounted for a % of Snapnames revenue?

  • What measures are in place to ensure insider bidding doesn't happen again?

  • How can domain investors trust Snapnames/Oversee when we were assured halvarez was a → Read More