Deal will give NameSilo more tools to target domain investors. NamePal’s Fetch is a domain backorder aggregation service. Domain name registrar NameSilo (PINKSHEETS: NTCEF, URL:CSE) has acquired NamePal, a small domain name registrar with an expired domain backorder platform. The all-equity deal is for up to a 1.75% interest in NameSilo, with the equity payments not starting until 6 months after completion of the acquisition. At today’s market cap, that’s only a few hundred thousand…"NameSilo acquires domain registrar and expired domain company NamePal"
Domain registrar continues to show solid growth. Domain name registrar NameSilo (PINKSHEETS: NTCEF, URL:CSE) is reporting that it had US $20.1 million in bookings during 2018. It defines bookings as cash received from new domain registrations, renewals and other services. Fourth quarter bookings were $5.4 million. The registrar has been on a tear in recent years, especially after it was acquired last year. It is often among the top ten registrars in terms of new monthly .com…"NameSilo hits $20 million in bookings for 2018"
How domain name registrars performed in the latest official report. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2018. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations. 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 868,031 (920,365 in August) 2. Tucows** (NASDAQ:TCX) 174,114 (200,563) 3. Xin Net Technology Corporation 170,284 (144,999) 4. Endurance+ (NASDAQ: EIGI) 143,179 (153,130) 5. NameCheap Inc. 139,581 (139,914) 6. Alibaba (HiChina)…".Com Winners & Losers"
Two decades after founding Web.com, David Brown steps down following acquisition. Web.com founder, CEO and President David Brown is leaving the company in early 2019, the company announced today. The move comes after Siris Capital Group acquired the company for $2.24 billion in October. Brown founded the company in 1997 and has been its CEO throughout his tenure. Web.com will announce a successor in Q1 2019 and Brown will stay on during a transition period.…"Web.com CEO David Brown to exit next year"
Private equity firm that flipped Host Europe Group buys another European hosting company. A European web hosting and domain registration company is changing hands. Private equity group Accel-KKR is selling One.com to another PE firm, Cinven. The sale price wasn’t released but One.com has over 1 million customers, 270 employees and revenues estimated at about €60 million. This isn’t Cinven’s first rodeo in the European hosting market. It acquired Host Europe Group in 2013, built…"Accel-KKR sells One.com to Cinven"
The global domain name registrations count has reached 342.4 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) in the third quarter of 2018, finds Verisign. The data reveals that around 2.6 million new domain names were registered in Q3. Domain name registrations have increased by 0.8%quarterly and 3.5% year-over-year. .com and .net TLDs count The number of .com and .net TLDs together totaled around 151.7 million at end of Q3 2018, representing an increase of 2 million…"Domain name registrations count totals 342.4M in Q3 2018: Verisign report"
PHOENIX, AZ – November 16th, 2018 – Leading online service provider, Rad Web Hosting, in conjunction with Evocative, opens for business in Arizona with state-of-the-art mega digital facility in a bid to improve services rendered to its clients across the United States. Rising to become one of the leading providers of online services ranging from web hosting to site development all the way to traffic generation, Rad Web Hosting has continued to steadily provide a high…"RAD WEB HOSTING LAUNCHES NEW STATE OF THE ART DATA CENTER IN PHOENIX"
Adobe Portfolio has announced a partnership with Namecheap to make purchasing and connecting custom domain names simple and seamless. Adobe Portfolio Customers can now buy and connect a domain name without leaving the web design platform thanks to built-in domain integration powered by web hosting provider Namecheap. Adobe Portfolio is a platform that enables users to quickly and simply build a website to showcase creative work. Namecheap is one of the world’s largest retail domain…"Adobe Portfolio Adds Built-in Domain Integration Powered by Namecheap"
Namecheap, one of the largest and fastest-growing U.S. companies according to the 2018 Inc. 5000, has reached more than 10 million domains under management, cementing its place as one of the world’s top domain registrars. The web hosting provider and top domain registrar was founded in 2000 by Richard Kirkendall with a mission to make building a website accessible and affordable for everyone. An ICANN-accredited domain registrar, Namecheap currently employs more than 1,000 team members…"Web Hosting Company Namecheap Surpasses 10 Million Domains Under Management"