“You should drop the micro.”
MicroAcquire has purchased the domain name acquire.com and plans to rebrand.
The company’s founder, Andrew Gazdecki, discussed the idea of rebranding on Twitter last week.
Drop “micro” from @microacquire?
Here’s what my team thought with comments after speaking with 1000s of startup founders over the course of the past 3-years.
Comments below 👇👇 pic.twitter.com/vkecYDvdTL
— Andrew Gazdecki (@agazdecki) October 26, 2022
MicroAcquire is a platform for buying and selling a business. It started as a site to buy and sell very small businesses but has expanded since then. Hence, “micro” pigeonholed the company.
Today, Gazdecki announced that the company bought acquire.com:
Domain secured: https://t.co/Bm9dObEomY 🤘
Your favorite startup acquisition marketplace will be reintroduce’in ourselves soon. Same mission, same vision, same purpose. Let’s go! pic.twitter.com/JCcn1CZQtc
— Andrew Gazdecki (@agazdecki) October 31, 2022
It appears the acquisition occurred after Gazdecki announced the potential name change. A public Whois record on October 27 shows MySite Corporation in Seoul as the registrant.
I interviewed Gazdecki on Domain Name Wire Podcast #387.