Owner of .buzz plans to exit the business through an auction.
The .buzz domain name can be yours–for a minimum bid of $3.5 million.
DotStrategy, the company behind .buzz, is holding a sealed auction for the domain.
.Buzz has always fascinated me, and not just because of the unique characteristics of the domain itself. It has essentially been led from concept to execution by one person, Bill Doshier, who had no prior experience in the domain name business.
I wrote about .buzz before it launched, and also interviewed Doshier for a podcast at the beginning of the year. On the podcast, Doshier discussed a market opportunity for .buzz that he didn’t foresee when he applied for the domain name–the marijuana business, which has been growing thanks to legalization in certain parts of the United States. Click to continue reading…