VPN.com put out a press release today and it details the sale of University.com.
Registered in 1999 it was dropped previous to that.
ATLANTA and SAN DIEGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — University.com was sold to Tsunami VR, Inc. for $1,111,555 on March 7, 2020. Tsunami VR is a subsidiary of Tsunami XR, Inc., a California technology company that has raised over $30,700,000 and has prior investments in premium exact-match domain names. Tsunami, which is led by CEO Alex Hern, has a mission that specializes in creating collaboration systems for companies requiring complex proficiency in the aerospace, aviation and general manufacturing industries. Their technology features augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to create an immersive learning solution accessible from anywhere in the world.
“This year has been a difficult time for a lot of businesses. University, as a word, has tremendous value to any investor like Tsunami and a brand wanting to train professionals across the world. These types of domain deals will inspire more visionaries as commerce continues to shift online. Sharjil Saleem, our VP of Domains, and I hope they find great success with their vision at Tsunami VR,” commented Michael Gargiulo, CEO at VPN.com.
The transaction was recently disclosed and conducted through a Domain Holding Service with a term ending October 22, 2021. In addition to the Purchase and Sale Agreement, the seller retained a promissory note from the buyer. According to DomainIQ 2020 data, the DNS and hosting IP address for University.com changed just prior to March 31, 2020.