.Tech turns 2 years old today, Radix ( an advertiser on TheDomains) has put together an infographic and look back at the first two years of this new gtld.
Certainly the keyword tech is a very popular keyword,
“tech” is the 4th most popular topic on the internet by domain count.
I own one .tech domain, I do wish the price was lower to renew or transfer. But it is one of the new gtlds that I do like.
On the 1 year anniversary .tech stood at approximately 174,000 registrations. Today they are at 334,000 according to Ntldstats.com.
a snapshot of the .TECH journey so far:
Programming Schools: .TECH partnered with 10+ Programming Schools with a reach of 200k+ students globally. Some of the schools like CoderDojo run up to 1500 dojos that are spread across 69 countries
- Hackathons: .TECH has participated and sponsored 150+ of the best hackathons globally, that reached 30,000 students across 20 countries. .TECH was also a part of Angel Hack’s Global Hackathon. This series runs through 50+ cities, 30+ Countries & brings together 10,000+ developers
Universities: Technology Clubs at top Universities are using .tech:
warwick.tech – University of Warwick, United Kingdom
goldsmiths.tech – Goldsmiths University, United Kingdom
Hsg.tech – University of St Gallen, Switzerland
Startups & Brands: .TECH has emerged as the top online destination of emerging startups with 7000+ Startups. One of them sourced.tech, from Spain also raised $6 million in a Series A funding round
Conferences: Other than startups, .TECH has also been a popular choice for a lot of business and events in the technology space – be it the world’s largest tech conference in Vegas ces.tech (with 4,000+ exhibiting companies, 600+ startups, 180,000+ industry professionals) or Southeast’s premier annual conference connect.tech
Influencers: Leading Tech Influencers like Austin Evans, John Maeda, Edgar.tech, Dom.tech, having a combined base of 5 million+ subscribers. Some of these also feature on the the top 30 Tech influencer list collated by Inc.com
Disclaimer: All domain investing is highly speculative, you may never sell a domain you purchase. A mention here is not a recommendation or solicitation to purchase, do your own research and stick to a budget.