Full List of $42.2 Million in Sales at Uniregistry Released!

Jeff Gabriel, the vice president of sales at Uniregistry, kindly provided us with a list of 5,745 previously unreported sales totaling nearly $42.2 million. The sales occurred between February 2015 and June 2016 and range in price from $200 all the way up to $800,000. The Uniregistry brokerage team is famous for producing jaw-dropping sales, and this list definitely doesn’t disappoint. Continue reading

Alexa Top 20k Historical Domain Sales

I was playing The Domain Game and saw a lot of household names that have sold in the past including Bing, AliExpress, BBC, KickStarter, MTV, TheNextWeb, DJI, Teamwork, OshKosh, and more. That inspired me to check the Alexa Top 1M list against our database to see how many have sold publicly. Below are the results with an Alexa rank of 20k and above, there are 387 domains included. Continue reading

The .TOP Registry Reports Nearly $2M in Sales to NameBio

Mason Zhang, the Marketing Manager at the .TOP Registry, was kind enough to share with NameBio more than 600 sales totaling nearly $2 million. The data comes from premium sales through the registrar channel, auction events, and more.

The .TOP extension entered general availability on November 18, 2014 and since then it has racked up an impressive 1.6 million registrations according to nTLD Stats, making it the second most popular new gTLD after .XYZ with more than a 10% share of all new gTLD registrations. The extension is a favorite among Chinese investors and we are excited to bring you an exclusive look at this data. Continue reading

Exciting Additions to Pattern Search: Chinese Premium, Repeats, and More

I’m excited to announce that today we rolled out a major upgrade to our pattern search field that gives you a level of control which is borderline crazy. It is all part of keeping up with the latest trends and interests in the domain space, and giving investors the power to quickly and easily find the most relevant comparable sales possible. Continue reading

Some Reported Sales Never Complete

Yesterday Theo Develegas from Acroplex wrote a blog post about how some reported sales from GoDaddy are bogus and never actually completed. Rather than writing a long reply in the comments section of his blog I thought I would cover the topic in an article. I will discuss how data is collected from each venue and the issues faced with each one. I will also explain why his proposed solution of verifying ownership changes through WHOIS isn’t practical or reliable. Continue reading