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Percent upgrades from MyPercent.com to Percent.com

This company’s domain upgrade shows the challenges of naming a company with a popular brand name. Percent is a platform that claims to offer greater transparency and liquidity to anyone looking to make alternative investments. Since forming in 2018, Percent has been through at least two other domain names before settling on the formidable Percent.com. […]

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From Matador to Public.com and a $1.2 billion valuation

This company built credibility with a great domain name. In 1952, just 4.2% of Americans were company shareholders. By 1990, that figure had risen to 21.1%, and by 2020, 55% of the population had invested money in the stock market. As time and technology move on, stock trading becomes more accessible to more of the […]

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This new Unicorn company started with a $12,500 domain purchase

Marshmallow got a great deal on its domain name. Throughout the world, insurance is one of the most lucrative industries for providers. The motor insurance industry in the US, for example, is estimated to have a market size of $311 billion. In the UK, it’s a similar story, where statistics show that in 2018, motor […]

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ProfitBoss rebrands to Owner.com prior to $10.7 million funding round

Company acquired great domain from Digimedia. In the early days of a startup’s existence, domain names and brand names often take a backseat to more important considerations such as proof of concept and product development. Once traction starts to build and funding starts to roll in, branding becomes more important. At this stage, it’s common […]

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Class acquired Class.com before this $105 million funding round

I recently wrote about a new member of the unicorn club, Remote, which has seen increased interest in its services since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Another startup that has thrived amidst COVID-19 is Class, a young company that brings learning and teaching tools to Zoom. With millions of students confined to remote education in the […]

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Mural, which acquired Mural.com last year, raises $50 million at $2 billion valuation

Company moved from Mural.ly to Mural.co to Mural.com. Visual collaboration in a digital world is a niche that is growing in popularity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a world where much of our professional interaction has been restricted to an online environment, it can be difficult to get ideas across. That’s where Mural comes […]

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Former Bitcoin.com CEO launches new venture at Hi.com

This new financial company uses a killer domain to garner credibility. Hi. Aside from being the abbreviation for Hawaii, it’s one of the most common informal greetings in the English language. As it turns out, Hi is also a handy brand name. According to LinkedIn, several thousand companies use “Hi” as a part of their […]

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Remote becomes a Unicorn after raising $150 million using Remote.com

The newest Unicorn built its business on a great domain name. Remote working has become the norm for much of the world thanks to COVID-19, and it looks like it’s here to stay. The Conference Board estimates that 20%-30% of people who had office jobs will continue to work remotely. That suggests that in the […]

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Titan asset management acquires Titan.com

This investment app made a big investment of its own. Titan, an asset management company, has acquired a valuable asset of its own. Founded in 2018, Titan is a New York-based fintech setup that calls itself a world-class hedge fund in your pocket. The company touts itself as an investment firm for everyday people that […]

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A young company moves from RibbonExperiences.com to Ribbon.com

This newish startup made a big domain upgrade. Founded in 2020, Ribbon is an online platform for live and recorded events that can integrate with services such as Zoom, while also offering email marketing solutions. In essence, it’s billed as a one-stop-shop for yoga studios, creators, and possibly even influencers. As with many recently formed […]

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