The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from this year that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. For today’s post, we’re looking only at names that sold for under $7,000, which includes one company that has since raised $4.5 million in funding.
GatewayCorp.com sold for $6,900 at Sedo, and the domain is the home of a China-based company named “Gateway Asian Sourcing Corp”. The “Asian sourcing agent” services they offer include facilitating communication, quality assurance of products, other logistical coordination, and more.
RPSports.com sold for $6,500 at Sedo, and the Pennsylvania-based company touts themselves as “the experts in aggressive muscle recovery”. “We began serving the athletic community on January 1, 2011 after decades helping to improve the quality of life for over 50,000 patients through pneumatic compression pump therapy. “
SAMLabs.com sold for $6,150 at Sedo, and the company raised $4.5 million this year to help fund company growth. “SAM Labs teaches coding, engineering, and DIY through award-winning technology kits and an educational app.”
ARAH.com sold for $6,000 at Sedo, and an Indonesian news site is live. “The most innovative portal in South East Asia which prioritized streaming and video in presenting news, lifestyle, sport, business and technology”. This sale closed in January, and the site has an impressive Alexa rank near 16,000.
DesignPlex.com sold for $5,000 at Sedo, and the domain was an upgrade from DesignPlexBio.com. With locations in New Jersey and Texas, “DesignPlex Biomedical provides the path to help you from innovation to commercialization for new medical devices. We take your idea or prototypes, carry them through a formal design development process, to regulatory approval and ready for commercialization.”
Thrice.com sold for $5,000 at Sedo, and the company sells emoji pool floats. Yes…..an emoji pool float business. Their Facebook profile says they’ll do more in the future, “We live in NYC and make stuff we wish we had.” Product #2 is what they call “homesick candles”.