Launched – Grown – Sold The Miami Herald Discusses What’s Next for .CO Founders

The Miami Herald did a piece today on the .CO Registry acquisition by Neustar. They spoke with Juan Diego Calle to find out what's next for everyone now that the company is sold. Calle mentioned a better job and better benefits for employees. The article also mentions that Neustar did not get in the deal.   Calle said Neustar’s plan is to keep the offices — and the jobs — in Miami … [Read more...]

The Sale of .Co To Neustar Closed Today; Offices To Stay In Miami

Although it was announced a few weeks ago, the sale of the  .CO Internet S.A.S to Neustar for $109 million dollars actually just closed today. According to the, the "Champagne popped and bonuses flowed after .CO Internet closed its chapter as an independent company and became part of the publicly traded Neustar on Monday afternoon." "In his first comments to the press about … [Read more...]

.CO Internet S.A.S Acquired for $109 Million

Neustar traded on the NYSE under the symbol NSR has a market cap of roughly $2.16 billion, today after the close they announced the acquistion of the company behind the .CO extension. Neustar is acquiring  .CO Internet S.A.S for $109 million. Neustar recorded $4 million in revenue for its role as the back-end provider for .CO Internet, which will be eliminated upon consolidation. Neustar is … [Read more...] Sells For 18K After The .Com Sells For $137,500

The domain name sold on Sedo today for $18,000 USD. Yahoo sold the domain name for $137,500 back in November 2013 also on Sedo. The buyer of is Sandwich Company of Los Angeles, California. The buyer of seems to be a different party. The purchase price of the .co is over 13% of the .com. Congrats to the buyer and seller. … [Read more...]

Confirmed: There Will Not Be A .Co/Godaddy Super Bowl Commercial This Year released one its commercials that it will be airing during the Super Bowl today. I confirmed with Godaddy that there will not be a .Co domain name registry co-branded commercial running on this year's Super Bowl. The .Co registry ran co-branded ads with Godaddy for the past three Super Bowls. My favorite of the bunch, actually my favorite television commercial of all time for … [Read more...]

Juan Diego Calle of .CO: Want to Control Your Brand Experience? Look to Top-Level Domains

Tech Cocktail did a piece on Juan Diego Calle from .CO Registry. In the video Juan talks about his start in the Internet in 1999, that his first business went bankrupt, he talks about how he got started with .CO in 2009. He talks about building a community and the ROI on getting early adopters with credibility. He also calls .com a wasteland. From the article: With the gradual release of new … [Read more...]

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches His Newest Project On a .Co; Jelly.Co

Biz Stone one of the co-founders of Twitter, just launched his newest project on a .Co domain name. is an app which was originally launched on which is now forwarding to the domain name "Using Jelly is kinda like using a conventional search engine in that you ask it stuff and it returns answers. But, that’s where the similarities end. Albert Einstein … [Read more...]