Startups founded in Q4 2021. What domains are they using?

In the fourth quarter of 2021, running from October 1 to December 31, 802 companies and solopreneurs added projects to Crunchbase, one of the largest databases for startup and established company data. Fortunately for this article, Crunchbase data includes domain names, which meant I was able to take a look at the type of domain names startups used in Q4 of 2021.…


Crypto Wallet Ballet Buys Ballet.com

Cryptocurrency companies are likely buyers of one-word .com domains. Since the beginning of 2021, Swan.com, Exodus.com, and Tent.com have all been acquired by crypto wallet providers. Now, another one-word domain has moved into the hands of a cryptocurrency company.

Ballet, a Las Vegas-based company, was founded in 2019 by Bobby Lee, an entrepreneur that founded Bitcoin exchange BTCC in 2011 before selling it in 2018.…


Top Sedo sales from Q1 of 2022

Domain marketplace Sedo facilitated thousands of sales in Q1 of 2022. While many of those are undisclosed, NameBio lists an impressive set of sales closed at Sedo between January 1 and March 31, 2022.

Here, I’m taking a look at the top 10 sales from Q1 2022 to see who bought each domain, and possibly why.…