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Sunday, January 26, 2014

DNS Results and Merlin's Big Adventures

Wired
First congratulations to Merlin Kauffman (DNS Power Seller and winner of our own "Most Fascinating Domainer Alive" recognition)  who acquired the domain CoinSeed.com from Sedo by the skin of his teeth before announcing a the Coin Seed fund, with a substantial personal investment of $5m in mining hardware on 23rd January.

Merlin is now realizing domain value by being on the end user-side as he explained at NamesCon justifying the $30K he paid for Soothe, his "uber for massage" start-up, as covered by DomainInvesting.com.


"Personally, says Kauffman, I’m sure there will be people out there who are grassroots bitcoin purists, who are going to say you’re taking something that’s grassroots and decentralized and making it a commercial venture,” Kauffman said.


“But, on the other hand, it’s these same people who want bitcoin to be taken seriously, and bitcoin is in serious need of some larger players coming in and giving it legitimacy.”


The company raised $7.5 million from private investors in just a month, and the company has plans to raise an addition $15 million in funding from private investors as well.

Venture Capitalist Chris Dixon tells Wired, he believes BitCoin is still a serious bargain.

Dixon, a partner with the big-name Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andressen Horowitz, is adamant that bitcoin could become the primary means of making payments on the internet, and if that happens, the price of a bitcoin will skyrocket. “I think it could be easily worth $100,000,” he says.

Dixon points to what has happened with another scarce but widely used internet resource. “Domain names are an analogy,” he says. “It would have been absurd to say in 1993 that domain names were worth $10 million each.” But now, that’s a reality.

Said Merlin, "It's been a wild ride over the past month, but it's all coming together." 

Frank Schilling also bullish on BitCoin, and fresh off the sale we reported last week of CoinNews.com to CoinText.com, added on the DomainInvesting.com story about Merlin and CoinSeed, "Love Merlin and wish him success."


See where domains can take you? All you need is $30K and a dream.

I'll suggest, however, that establishing a reputation and network like Merlin's first probably is even more important than either money or dreams. This is why you should attend conferences.


PropanePro not only augmented their ,Pto with PropanePro.com, but they did so, also upgrading Google position, just in time to capture more leads for the highest winter Propane demand in 50 years

Domain Name House (Name Administration) and Power Seller Sales Weekending January 26, 2014
Azchat.Com
Bosx.Com (Kauffman)
CarEscrow.Com
Clubwide.Com          
Comthymine.Com     
Cuzin.Com     
Effective.Net
Fauser.Com  (To Cody Fauser)
Filmbook.Com           
FreakyWebsites.Com           
GameFunny.Net
HotOrNotNudes.Com           
Krash.Com
LongerOrgasms.Com
LongHappyLife.Com             
Lsda.com
MaxiMumpits.Com
Musicara.Com           
Octopuz.Com
PizzaFranchise.Com 
Powernut.Com  (Schaffer)
RearWheel.Com
RomanceYamor.Com
SheridanAustralia.Com
Sportser.Com
StringPanties.Com
Thymine.Com
VehicleEscrow.Com
VenueSport.Com      
Verdepais.Com         
Wtomarket.Com

Domain Name House (Name Administration) and Power Seller Sales Week January-to-Date 2014

150.Com        
AlGanah.com      
AnalPower.Net           
Appez.Com                    
AutoMeals.Com         
AutoRoundup.Com
Azchat.Com       
Baksac.Com
BaldsLit.Com
BitchsFucking.Com   
BlackGuards.com
Bosx.Com (Kauffman)
BuildingManager.Com  (.AU cousin goes GLOBAL)          
Butyl.com
CarEscrow.Com
Cartesfrance.Com                                 
Caymana.Com           
CentralEquipment.Com        
Clubwide.Com          
Comthymine.Com     
Couchees.com   
CurrencyMax.Com
Cuzin.Com     
DiscountSkateShop.Com
DraGolf.com
EalthierHair.Com      
eChrist.net
Effective.Net
FaceToace.Net
Fauser.Com  (To Cody Fauser)
Filmbook.Com           
FilmBook.com
FreakyWebsites.Com           
GameFunny.Net
Gennies.Com (Kauffman & Truncate of GenniesClub.com)
Gimble.Com (Kauffman)
HotOrNotNudes.Com           
InkBruch.com (Shaffer)
IslandHobby.Com    
JointForce.Com         
Kelson.com
KidsBathrobes.Com 
KlassKool.Com          
Kosaic.Com
Krash.com
Lifecoach.Net
LongerOrgasms.Com
LongFarts.Com
LongHappyLife.com
Lorrissa.Com
Lsda.com
MaxiMumpits.Com
Mercantilandina.Com          
Miacolucci.Com
MillenniumTower.com
MineralSpecimen.Com
MobileRack.Com       
MollyAdey.Com         
Musicara.Com           
NuclearFamily.Com
Octopuz.Com
OrlandoResortRentals.Com (Kauffman)
PaintMask.Com         
Philanthropist.Com
Pilacion.Com
PizzaFranchise.Com 
Powernut.Com  (Schaffer)
PropanePro.com
RadiationOncology.Com       
RearWheel.Com
RememberWhoYouAre.Com
Remillar.Com
RomanceYamor.Com
Rubtug.Com
SheridanAustralia.Com
Sltips.Com    
Sltips.Com (redirects to his Facebook Page)
SpearGrass.Com       
Sportser.Com
SteamCentre.Co     
StringPanties.Com
Sulamericaseguros.Com
Suoereva.Co        
Swebuss.Com
TeenModelPics.Net  
TheGlassisHalfEmpty.Com  
Thymine.Com
Undie.Com
VanzandtPickups.Com
VehicleEscrow.com
VenueSport.Com      
Verdepais.Com         
VeterinaryScrubs.Com (redirect United Scrubs)
WakeBoardTower.com
WheelStand.Com      
WindowWells.Com
WtoMarket.Com



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