We have a massive list for you with 107 startup companies that raised a combined $478,368,710 in venture capital last week. 76% of these startups is using a .com for their domain name with the ccTLD coming in as a distant second with 14%. With six startups using a .Io the extension is having a strong presence again this week There’s just one startup that chose to opt for a new gTLD. That company is Pillar Technologies, a real-time risk management platform for general contractors that is using the .Tech extension.
We have some great name + domain combos on this weeks list. First there’s California based Broadly which raised a $6.7M Series A to help small businesses generate positive reviews. Next up there’s another California tech startup, Progressly which aims to to improve business processes. The company upgraded to Progressly.com from Progress.ly not to long ago. Andrew Allemann over at Domain Name Wire spoke with the companies Founder about the upgrade. The company bought the domain for $8,750 on Sedo last year. Last but not least we have Mist, again another California based startup that delivers the world’s first intelligent wireless network products that leverage machine learning. The company uses the ultra premium Mist.com domain name which was acquired not long ago from what seems to be a wedding photographer who used to own it.
Here’s this weeks list: (more…)