49 newly funded startups and their domain names: Greenfly.com, Perq.com, OFD.com

With the US elections demanding everyone’s attention last week, it was a rather slow week in startup land. Only $122,044,940 was raised by 49 new startup companies. Almost 84% of these startups went with a .com domain name for their website with the ccTLD coming in second, claiming around 8% of the pie. We have two companies that chose a new domain extension. ElasticRun, a startup building an Uber for logistics and delivery uses Elastic.run and Dutch web development company Dot.world is using, you guessed it: a .World domain.

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Some domains I liked on this list include those of Greenfly, a US technology platform that enables media companies and brands to source and manage video from high-value content creators. They use the matching Greenfly.com domain name which as first registered back in 1997. I also like PERQ, an advertising startup that helps to attract more buyers with incentivized marketing promotions which can be found at Perq.com, another domain name from 1997. Last but not least there’s OFD Foods. It’s not exactly a sexy brand (it’s an acronym for Oregon Freeze Dry) and it’s also not a startup because the company was founded decades ago. But because they just raised their first round of outside capital they’ve made the list and with the OFD.com domain name as their home on the web they can’t be ignored.

Here’s this weeks list:

NameFunding AmountDomain NameTLD
Luna GrillVenture$30,000,000LunaGrill.com.com
UbikeSeries A$22,180,000Ubike-tech.com.com
Cape AnalyticsVenture$14,000,000CapeAnalytics.com.com
Asarina PharmaVenture$7,780,000AsarinaPharma.com.com
GreenflySeries A$6,000,000Greenfly.com.com
Klever LogicVenture$3,000,000KleverLogic.com.com
Hungry MarketplaceSeed$2,700,000TryHungry.com.com
Blackmoon Financial GroupVenture$2,500,000BlackmoonFG.com.com
Total TriviaSeries A$2,500,000TotalTrivia.com.com
Annum HealthSeed$2,500,000AnnumHealth.com.com
READY RoboticsSeed$2,000,000Ready-Robotics.com.com
FeelterSeries A$2,000,000Feelter.com.com
Electric JukeboxSeries A$1,870,000ElectricJukebox.com.com
sixQ SoftwareSeed$1,000,000SixQSoftware.com.com
Virtual SurgerySIMAngel$335,280VirtualSurgerySIM.com.com
Animus HomeAngel$110,740AnimusHome.com.com
Starz PlayVentureUndisclosedStarzplay.com.com
OFD FoodsVentureUndisclosedOFD.com.com
Nightingale SecurityVentureUndisclosedNightingaleSecurity.com.com
The Poultry ExchangeSeedUndisclosedThePoultryExchange.com.com
Sula VineyardsSeedUndisclosedSulaWines.com.com
GBMinersSeries AUndisclosedGBMiners.com.com
Good JuiceryVentureUndisclosedTheGoodJuicery.com.com
My LogoesAngelUndisclosedMyLogoes.com.com

Funding data is based on online reporting and DNgeek can not guarantee 100% accuracy. To compile this list we only include companies that raised the first round of angel, seed, Series A or Venture funding and exclude companies that raised private equity or series B and beyond funding rounds.

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Doron Vermaat

Doron has over a decade of professional experience in marketing and business development for technology startups in both Europe and Asia. He is the product guy behind domain name management software, Efty. In his spare time, he moonlights as a domain name investor or can be seen trail running in one of the many country parks in bustling Hong Kong where he lives with his wife Fay, daughter Isla and their rescue dog Pepper.

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