Archive for September, 2013:

ICANN threatening acronyms and other desirable domain names

Written on September 23rd, 2013 by directnavigation9 shouts

Guest post by: George Kirikos Website: http://www.leap.com/ As I’ve long warned, in ICANN’s rush to bring forth new gTLDs (which mostly profit ICANN insiders, registries, registrars, and wannabes), it has […]

Raising Capital Just Became Easier

Written on September 23rd, 2013 by directnavigationno shouts

As part of the Jumpstart our Business Start-ups Act passed last year, startups can now raise up to $1,000,000 through the internet. There are some provisions. “The new law does […]

Congratulations to NameMedia on Smartname and Afternic sale.

Written on September 20th, 2013 by directnavigationno shouts

About 7 years ago, we sold Smartname.com to Namemedia. At that time we built the company from one of the first domain parking programs to a leader in it’s field. […]