A company spent $105,000 to acquire a three letter initialism of its long domain name.
Sedo published its latest list of public sales over $2,000 today. A company called Trendstream Limited led the charts with the $105,000 purchase of GWI.com. The company also picked up the matching .co for good measure.
Here’s a list of end user domain name sales that were just completed at Sedo. You can view previous lists like this here.
GWI.com $105,000 and GWI.co $2,500 – Trendstream Limited bought these domains. The company operates an audience analytics platform for marketing agencies and media organizations at GlobalWebIndex.com, so it bought the shorter initialisms.
AbleApp.com $7,500 – Ruby Labs, a mobile app developer in Great Britain, bought this domain for an upcoming health app called Able.
Umwelt.info €7,500 – The Whois record shows Consulting Piezunka & Schamoni – IT GmbH. The domain forwards to BMU.de, the website for the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Umwelt is German for ‘environment’.
Profund.net $5,800 – I’m not sure what to make of this purchase. Whois shows SRS Distribution, a national network of independent roofing distributors in the US, as the owner.
MrAqua.com $5,500 – This domain was purchased by the Czech company Crane Consulting. It provides mediation and consulting for industry, trade and investment companies.
La-Solution.com $4,995 – Debiopharm is an independent biopharmaceutical company based in Switzerland. I believe it owns or is affiliated with a home health business that uses the domain La-Solution.ch.
Green-Bikes.de €4,500 – From the holding page’s looks, this will be used by a bike seller.
AktienScreener.de $3,960 – The domain forwards to AktienScreener.com. It’s a German financial software company that provides a stock screening tool. Aktien is German for ‘stock’.
Bison.us $3,800 – Bison Technologies is an energy firm focused on water supply, logistics and infrastructure-related problems.
StaffGroup.de €3,750 – Forwards to StaffGroup.com, a UK recruiting firm.
Lifeguard.cn $3,500 & Lifeguard.fr €2,499 – Both of these websites forward to Lifeguard.at, which features a “Coming soon” message about a protective service that will be available through this website.
AirFry.com $3,000 – The domain forwards to MomsDish.com, a recipe and cooking blog.