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Data Driven: Which Extensions Are Startups Using in 2020?

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Trends. Domain name investing is very often about profiting from trends. Many investors have made significant money from selling names in trending niches such as cryptocurrency, and CBD while some have even carved out a profitable corner by becoming experts in a specific domain extension.One of the primary buyers of domains in alternative extensions, such as .CO or .IO is a startup. Alternative extensions to .COM prove to be popular because there's more choice, and there's a higher chance of getting a premium .whatever brand name to promote their business.

Data Driven: How Many Startups Actually Listen to Paul Graham’s Advice?

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Paul Graham is, in short, one of the great innovators of the Internet era. Seven years after selling his company Viaweb to Yahoo! in 1998 for 455,000 shares of Yahoo! stock, Paul co-created Y Combinator to provide seed funding to startups with a bias towards tech and online ventures. Y Combinator has become the world's foremost startup accelerator and has previously invested in companies such as Dropbox, Coinbase, and Stripe.Along the way, Paul has received many accolades, including being listed in Business Week's 2008 edition of "The 25 most influential people on the Internet".

Prefix Analysis: Are “Get+Keyword” Domains Worth Investing In?

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Looking through data on startups, I routinely come across companies using the appendage "Get" before their brand name, such as GetExample.com, if a company's name is "Example". For most companies, this isn't the most desirable domain. Their best domain, in this case, Example.com, is either too expensive for the company to acquire, or it's already in active use.If the company in question is already invested in the "Example" brand name, using the "Get" prefix seems to be one of the more popular types of domains for startups to use. Especially if they're offering a product or app. But are these types of domains investment-worthy? Should domain investors be acquiring these "Get" domains?

Data Driven: A List of Companies That Have Upgraded to a Premium .COM

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Domain name upgrades are fairly common, but there are very few resources available with a specific list of companies that have upgraded their domain.