.CO Turns Five: With 1.8M Domains: 120 .CO Startups Raised $460M In Funding in 2015

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), sent out a press release today in celebration of the fifth birthday of the .CO web extension and there are released some pretty interesting stats: • Over 1.8 Million .CO domains under currently under management • 120 companies using the .Co domain name extension raised $460 million in funding in 2015 (1st half of year) • Over 55% of .CO registrants are from the … [Read more...]

Mike Mann Sells Fun.co For $70,000

Mike Mann announced that his DomainMarket.com sold the domain Fun.co for $70,000 The domain name was "purchased a while back" according to Mike Mann. This .co domain represents the 9th highest .Co domain sale according to Estibot and the highest domain sale by DomainMarket.com since Business.co which sold for … [Read more...]

.Co names seems to be back up and running just fine

Dot Co was having some problems yesterday it was affecting some Twitter links. The Next Web reported on the issue with the .co extension which now seems to have gotten fixed. If you are still having a problem, they posted Update: Some are reporting that .co domains are beginning to work again. Flushing your DNS cache may fix the problem. Here’s how on Mac or PC. From the article: Noticed … [Read more...]

Interview with Jeffrey Peterson of Mobile Corporation – Company Recently Purchased Mobile.co for $239,000

Mobile Corporation just completed the purchase of Mobile.co for $239,000. Our readers may recall that there was an interesting story behind this transaction. The start up based out of Cambridge,Massachusetts has raised $5 million in funding. Jeffrey Peterson the CEO of Mobile Corporation was kind enough to get on the phone and give me an interview about the company and their … [Read more...]

New .Co Site Making National News: ManServants.Co & Frank Schilling Owns The .Com

A new site launched on a .Co domain name is getting some national news coverage, I saw a feature on the site on Fox News yesterday. The site is ManServants.co By the way not that it's going to come as any shock to anyone in the domain name space, Frank Schilling's Name Administration owns the domain name ManServants.com So to start with what is a Man Servant you ask? According to the … [Read more...]

From A UDRP to a $238,000 Sale, Mobile.Co Has Apparently Sold

Mike wrote yesterday about the owner of Mobile.pro losing its UDRP attempt for the domain Mobile.co. Mobile.co was purchased back in 2010 for $15,000 and today the buyer of that domain has supposedly sold the domain for $238,000. Chadi Ghaith posted the sale on his Facebook page. It will be interesting to see if the Mobile.pro owner was the buyer of the domain. The previous dealing for the … [Read more...]

Light.Co Bought For $25K In May On Afternic/Godaddy Raises $9.7 Million

Back in May of this year we reported that the domain name Light.co sold on Afternic/Godaddy for $25,000 A nice price for a nice .Co domain name. Today the Term Sheet is reporting that Light.co, a digital photography startup, has raised $9.7 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners and CRV co-led the round, and were joined by Paul Jacobs (Qualcomm exec chairman) and Sanjay … [Read more...]