Whois data service takes outside investment.
File this in the category of “happened a while ago, but no one knew about it”.
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.
The investment was made last year. Thought Convergence remains the majority shareholder of DomainTools.