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Can NameSilo hold off GoDaddy?

Every 18 months or so there has been a best registrar poll on Namepros. GoDaddy won the last two, the last one was closer with @namesilo coming in second, 253 votes vs 191 or 29.8% vs 22.5%. The previous big poll saw GoDaddy run away with it 303 votes ...
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.Com slips at GoDaddy

Expirations outpaced new registrations at GoDaddy in December. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2018. Something interesting happened in December: GoDaddy’s .com domains under management (DUMs) dropped. I’ve tracked monthly numbers for a long time and don’t recall this happening in […]

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Q&A with NameSilo CEO Kristaps Ronka

NameSilo CEO explains the background of the fast-growing registrar. NameSilo seems to have come out of nowhere. The domain name registrar doubled its domains under management in just one year. It is usually among the top ten registrars each month in terms of new .com registrations. So where did the registrar come from and how […]

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NameSilo acquires domain registrar and expired domain company NamePal

Deal will give NameSilo more tools to target domain investors. Domain name registrar NameSilo (PINKSHEETS: NTCEF, URL:CSE) has acquired NamePal, a small domain name registrar with an expired domain backorder platform. The all-equity deal is for up to a 1.75% interest in NameSilo, with the equity payments not starting until 6 months after completion of […]

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NameSilo hits $20 million in bookings for 2018

Domain registrar continues to show solid growth. Domain name registrar NameSilo (PINKSHEETS: NTCEF) is reporting that it had US $20.1 million in bookings during 2018. It defines bookings as cash received from new domain registrations, renewals and other services. Fourth quarter bookings were $5.4 million. The registrar has been on a tear in recent years, especially after […]

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.Com Winners & Losers

How domain name registrars performed in the latest official report. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2018. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations. 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 868,031 (920,365 in August) 2. Tucows** (NASDAQ:TCX) 174,114 (200,563) 3. […]

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8833.com looks to be stolen

TrueDN posted on Namepros that 8833.com was listed at Sedo for $9,000. The member spoke to the previous owner and they said it was stolen from their account at GoDaddy. The name is no longer showing for sale, and since this happened after regular busin...
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NameSilo doubles in size in just one year, crosses 2 million domains

Registrar that was acquired earlier this year is growing at a fast clip. Domain name registrar NameSilo has doubled its domains under management in about a year, according to data published by the registrar. It now has 2 million domains under management (DUM). The registrar hit one million domains on August 22, 2017. It has […]

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NameSilo to be acquired

NameSilo is being acquired by investment firm Brisio Innovations Inc. The company makes investments in both public and private markets and focuses on opportunities in a wide variety of industries excluding the resource and resource service sectors. Bri...
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