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#Uniregistry details transition of #domain services to #GoDaddy

Uniregistry sent out the following email to its customers, detailing the transition of services to GoDaddy; several key parts of Uniregistry were acquired in a deal disclosed last month. Acquisition notice to our customers. As we get closer to closing the deal with GoDaddy, we have a few things we need to take care of. […]

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Frank Schilling’s #Uniregistry is now Uni Naming & Registry!

Big news from Uniregistry, Frank Schilling’s company that manages the new gTLDs, after other parts of the company were sold to GoDaddy. We uncovered that Uniregistry – Uni for short – began using the three letter domain, At the same time, Uniregistry hired Shayan Rostam as new Chief Growth Officer of UNR. The company’s […]

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The latest industry C-suite musical chairs

There have been several top-level hires at big new gTLD players in the last week. Donuts has announced it has appointed Mina Neuberg as chief marketing officer. Neuberg appears to be a newcomer to the domain industry, having most recently worked at a learning software company called Revolution Math. It’s the first time has had […]

Read more is the new Uni!

Uniregistry rebranded its services division to Uni a little over two years ago, and many thought that it was a move requiring the matching .com domain, That deal probably was too expensive to complete, and a fallback solution involved the domain, that Frank Schilling’s Name Administration had acquired in early 2017. Its Spanish […]

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#Domainer careers: Shayan Rostam moves from .Inc to #Uniregistry

Uniregistry has hired Shayan Rostam as its new Chief Growth Officer. The former XYZ Director of Registry Operations had a two year stint at dot .Inc, where he served as its Chief Strategic Advisor. Shayan Rostam will be taking an active role with the company’s roster of new gTLDs that remained with the company, after […]

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#Uniregistry Brokerage: Top 20 #domains sold – “On hold”

There will be no weekly Uniregistry brokerage report for today. We contacted Uniregistry, and the feedback was that “the weekly sales report is on hold currently.” While this might change in the future, this change in scheduled reporting of brokered domain sales is indicative of changes due to the acquisition of parts of Uniregistry by […]

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These companies upgraded their domain names

Lots of companies are paying to get a better version of their domain name. Of the forty reported sales at Uniregistry over the past two weeks, I was able to connect 17 of the purchases to end users. Many of these are upgraded domain names that are flawed. For example, the sewing machine company Bernette […]

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GoDaddy annual report out – insight into Uniregistry purchase price

You can now view the GoDaddy annual report which came out today. View the full report here. There are some hints at the Uniregistry acquisition price, another note was where GoDaddy values their portfolio Under subsequent events: Subsequent Events In February 2020, we entered into agreements for two acquisitions with an aggregate purchase price of […]

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GoDaddy’s Uniregistry acquisition was for less than $200 million

Annual report shows that deal was for less than $200 million. We now have a better idea of how much GoDaddy paid to acquire Uniregistry and Frank Schilling’s domain name portfolio. GoDaddy issued its annual report today. The report states: In February 2020, we entered into agreements for two acquisitions with an aggregate purchase price […]

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#Uniregistry Brokerage: Top 20 #domains sold – week ending Feb 17, 2020 –

Uniregistry, a DomainGang sponsor, announced its Top 20 sales for the week ending February 17, 2020. Top sale: at $100,000 dollars. The domain was co-brokered with James Booth. The report includes only domain sales that can be shared publicly, and only domains that were sold using the services of the Uni Brokerage team — […]

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