Garrett Camp’s Startup Studio Expa Acquires Pulse.com

San Francisco-based startup incubator Expa has acquired the Pulse.com domain name for a currently unknown project.

Founded by former Uber CEO Garrett Camp, Expa has made sizable investments in over 70 companies to date, with early-stage funding of between $250,000 and $3 million available. Some notable investments by Expa include freight company Beacon (beacon.com), air travel company Aero (aero.com), and self-employed platform Collective (collective.com). Expa’s company investment list will be enough to make any domain investor salivate as the collection includes companies running on CMD.com, Eco.com, Current.com, Kit.com, Mix.com, Spot.com, and more.

It’s not just Expa’s investments that operate on great domains either, as the incubator has acquired Pulse.com for an upcoming project.

According to DomainIQ’s WHOIS history, Pulse.com was acquired by Safenames Ltd., a British brand protection company, in January 2021. Before that, the domain was owned by investor Andy Booth, who confirmed the sale in a reply to a tweet by Elliot Silver in January:

As of writing, Pulse.com hosts an Expa-branded “coming soon” page, with few clues as to what the company will do with the domain.

Update: after publishing, Elliot Silver noticed that Expa has also acquired Orb.com and Reel.com.

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Matt
Matt
20 days ago

As well as orb.com, reel.com

The question is are these for existing projects or a collection for future projects?