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Is NameCheap Going to Rebrand? This Suggests They Might…

NameCheap has had a great year so far. Recent financial statistics revealed to DomainNameWire show that the registrar has now hit 12 million domain...

How Do We Break the Domaining Echo Chamber?

Over the last six months, I've reduced my social media usage significantly, but over the weekend I did see a thought-provoking tweet from NameCorp...

Almost 10 Years On, and Fred Wilson’s Domain Advice for Startups is Still True

On April 28th, 2011, Fred Wilson took to his AVC.com blog to write about finding and buying a domain name. The article produced hundreds of comments and certainly seemed to make an impact among startup founders.

For those who don't know, Fred Wilson is a venture capitalist and partner at Union Square Ventures. Through USV, Fred has made early investments in companies such as Twitter, Coinbase, and Etsy. Described as an "investor who cares," Fred dispenses advice to his readers at AVC.com.

“Who Said It?” Paul Graham’s Domain Advice for US Companies

Paul Graham is a name many of you may be familiar with. He's the founder of Y Combinator, the startup incubator, and is generally regarded as one of the key figures of the Internet era. Graham's brainchild, Y Combinator, has been responsible for helping thousands of startups gain traction including the likes of Stripe, Airbnb, and Coinbase.As such a widely respected figure, Paul's opinion matters. He has become known for his intermittent essays on his website PaulGraham.com. Those essays offer a wide range of thoughts and advice.

Strategy Scrutiny: Why CoolShop Paid $100,000 for CoolShop.com

Recently, domain investor Michael Bilde of Embrand found a story in a Danish newspaper that revealed that a company called CoolShop acquired the CoolShop.com domain name for $100,000. This fee surpasses many other "shop" domain sales prices. It beats: