Funding activity was down significantly last week as we tracked 68 startups raise $162,473,860 in venture funding. As usual, the vast majority of these new companies launched with a .com address, 70%. The ccTLD claimed the second spot again with a little over 10% of the pie. There are two startups that chose to launch with one of the new extensions: one .Global and a .World
There aren’t any exceptional domain names to be seen on this weeks list but some I like are those from Social Academy, an Italy-based platform for people to discover learning opportunities at SocialAcademy.com. I also like virtual chat application Friendbase and Oslo-based Requestify which makes it possible to request songs during social events. Both own the matching .com domain name.
Here’s this weeks list: (more…)