Candace Cooke

Candace is a researcher & teacher at heart, having been both a Chemistry research scientist and a Chemistry teacher. These passions translated well into researching, buying/selling domain names and blogging about domain names. Candace is currently a broker at Starfire Holdings.

88 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: RootCloud.com, FirstAgenda.com

This post covers new startups funded during Week 2 of 2018 (Jan 8th-14th). Eighty eight (88) newly funded startups raised more than $647,041,138. The funding rounds was led by Blackfish, a Chinese  consumer finance platform, who raised $145M in Series A funding. Of the 88 startups, 62 of them chose to use a dot-com domain …

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102 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: Handful.com, Akiri.com

This post covers new startups funded during Week 52 of 2017 (December 25th – 31st), and Week 1 of 2018 (January 1st -7th). A whopping $2,173,997,144 in funding was raised by 102 startups on our list. Suning Finance,  one of the top leading financial groups in China, led the rounds by raising almost $827M in venture funding. …

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82 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: EMQ.com, ScaleFast.com, OutboundWorks.com

Happy New Year! I didn’t post for the past two weeks as I went on vacation. The new year met my family and I on the sandy beaches of Aruba. We loved it! It’s a lovely place to visit. But, for this reason, this post will cover new startups funded during Week 51 of 2017 …

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108 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: Loot.com, Descript.com, Friss.com

More than 108 startups raised north of $762,327,614 in funding last week. Chinese AI chip maker, Think Force, led the funding round by raising just over $68M in Series A funding. Eighty (80) of the 108 startups on our list chose to launch with dot-com domain names, 2 startups chose dot-net domain names, while we have …

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84 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: Cedar.com, Burrow.com, Inflect.com

At least 85 startups raised more than $599,349,113 in funding last week. Altus Power raised a signifiant $150M in Venture funding. As the name suggests, the company is an energy company, but with a specific focus on renewable energy and solar power projects. Surprisingly, of the 84 startups, only 48 of the companies launched with …

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77 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: InstaFreight.com, SmarterEye.com, eLocal.com

More than $408,132,561 was raised by 77 startups last week. Singapore based Fullerton Health led the round after raising $120,920,000 in Venture funding. The company is a major provider of corporate health care in the Asia Pacific region. 56 of the 77 startups on our list chose to launch with a .com domain name, while 15 …

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62 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: BlueWorkforce.com, SuperMetrics.com, CircleLoop.com

Last week, 62 startups raised a sum of $197,176,137. The funding round was led by Cambridge-based biotechnology company Base4, who raised a huge £21,300,000 ($28,698,555 USD) in venture funding. Among other R&D work, the company is working to develop new DNA sequencing methods. Of the startups on this list, 68% chose to launch with a …

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101 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: Less.com, TransferMate.com, HungryFoal.com

Wow! 101 startups raised a whopping $617,220,738 in funding last week. Shanghai based biopharmaceutical company, Zensun Sci & Tech Company led the funding rounds by raising 507M CNY ($76,837,974 USD). The company is looking for novel ways to cure cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Of the 101 startups, 68 chose to launch with a dot-com domain name while …

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84 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: Intersection.com, CloudSense.com, BrokerGenius.com

$981,611,640 was raised by 84 newly funded startups last week. Ecological Service Partners led the funding round by raising $250M in Venture funding.  This ecological restoration company seeks to revitalize the habitats of various animal species.  Of the 84 startups, 60 of them used a .com domain, while 18 of them chose a country-code top …

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95 Newly Funded Startups and their Domain Names: LoveSports.com, VitalProteins.com, Endy.com

The total amount raised by 95 newly funded startups this week was just a little more than the total amount raised by 85 startups last week: $587,760,616 USD was raised. The funding round was led by Donahue Schriber Realty Group, a real estate investment group that focusses on developing community-based shopping centers.  73% of our startups …

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