Monday, May 21, 2012

.BIO Top-Level Domain

Bio groups and products are going to have their own domain name extension.

The project is brought by StartingDot, a startup who raised 1,5 million Euros to developp five new generic Top-Level Domains.
.BIO is a standard application.

More to come on StartingDot soon.



.SKI Top-Level Domain


Those who Ski are going to have their personnalized domain names ending in .SKI.
I already imagine a www.pyrenées.ski :-)
The project is brought by StartingDot, a startup who raised 1,5 million Euros to developp five new generic Top-Level Domains.

The.SKI new gTLD is a community application who first saw the day with Adrenaline TLD. Rob Rozicki, its initiator will also provide consulting for a marketing consultancy dedicated solely to Top Level Domains.

They provide support:

  • Le Conseil général de Savoie ;
  • L’association professionnelle des domaines skiables de France;
  • La station Tignes.

More to come on StartingDot soon.

.ARCHI Top-Level Domain

.ARCHI is the domain name extension for architecture. This TLD is one of the 5 applications StardingDot is applying for.
This community application is also supported by the Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA).

More soon on StartindDot.

.IMMO Top-Level Domain

"Immo" stands in French for "immobilier", a French word for "Real estate".

StartingDot is submitting a Community application supported by :

  • FNAIM (France);
  • Union des Syndicats de l'Immobilier (France);
  • Immobilienverband Deutschland (Germany);
  • Confédération Européenne de l'Immobilier (Union Européenne);
  • Bauträgerverband (Austria);
  • Union Suisse des professionnels de l'immobilier (Switzerland);
  • Immobilien.net;
  • Seloger.com;
  • Solocase.it;
  • Homegate.ch;
  • Immonet.de.
More is coming on their web site and Facebook page.

Meet StartingDot.

.DESIGN Top-Level Domain

StartingDot, is submitting "a string for design". This application as a standard one.
According to rumors, it is possible this application will be in competition.

StartingDot is officially launching on Tuesday, May the 22.

.BUDAPEST Top-Level Domain

The city of Budapest applies for its own Top-Level Domain, the .BUDAPEST.
A second applicant existed for the .BUD string but the web site changed to "something else".
So:
  1. .BUD or;
  2. .BUDAPEST ?
Read DI's article here.

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