Recent Domain News

DomainTools Takes Investment, Forms Advisory Board

Whois data service takes outside investment. File this in the category of “happened a while ago, but no one knew about it”. During yesterday’s DomainTools Open House , DomainTools CEO Tim Chen said that the company had taken on outside investment and formed an advisory board. Here’s an official statement from the company: As part of Thought Convergence’s goal to expand the DomainTools brand, products and services globally, we have taken on a group of strategic investors, including EuroDNS and a European investment fund. In addition to moving Tim Chen into the role of CEO, DomainTools has created an Advisory Board comprised of prominent domain industry professionals, including Xavier Buck, Slavik Viner, Richard Lau, Paul Keating, Ray Bero, Kevin Vo and Ammar Kubba

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EuroDNS Prepares to Expand With New Aftermarket.pl Marketplace Software

EuroDNS and Michau Enterprises Limited – a Cyprus company operating Aftermarket.pl – have teamed up to offer improved aftermarket services. The partnership will see EuroDNS license the marketplace software that is currently being used on Aftermarket.pl – which has a premium interface for buying and selling domain names as well as offering additional services such as domain dropcatching, parking, registration, and tasting – and use it in future domain aftermarket websites such as the yet-to-be-released website DomainAuctions.com. “Having access to the domain marketplace software will allow us to rapidly offer various domain aftermarket services to our customers”, said Xavier Buck , CEO of EuroDNS. “The software is already being used successfully in Central European markets, and since it supports multiple languages, currencies and domain registries, it is a perfect solutions for our needs.” EuroDNS plans to open several domain aftermarket websites by the end of the year based on this technology

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