Domain Sales from May 2010: Where Are They Now?

A trillion-dollar stock market crash occurs, and planes are grounded. Sounds familiar? This may somewhat mirror current happenings around the world, but this is what happened in May 2010. A trillion-dollar stock market crash occurred over 36 minutes and things were slowly returning to normal after flights were grounded in much of the world after Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland.…



Plato Design Rebrands to Aesthetic, and Aesthetic.com

Browsing through Crunchbase can have some unexpected results. While doing some research for another article, I was looking through a list of recently funded companies when I saw “Aesthetic (formerly Plato Design). What stood out to me was the fact that the company had managed to secure the use of the premium Aesthetic.com…



After $112 Million Funding Round, Stash Acquires Stash.com

On Saturday, I tweeted that there had been some activity on the valuable Stash.com domain after the name moved statuses. It seems like I was right in thinking that the domain name may have been on the move!

Stash•com’s just changed status from clientTransferProhibited to “ok”.…



Orchard acquires Orchard.com After Rebranding from Perch.com

In 2017, Court Cunningham and Phil DeGisi founded Perch, a company that acted as a marketplace for buying and selling homes. After starting out on PerchHomes.co, the founders ultimately decided to upgrade to the premium Perch.com name. The venture received plenty of funding, too, with Perch getting $250 million in funding between 2018 and 2019 alone.…