Buzz Top Level Domain Set For Auction On December 8, 2016
Hosted by dotStrategy, Co. and .buzz founder Bill Doshier, the closed-sealed auction is scheduled for December 8, 2016. The auction carries a minimum reserve bid price of $3,500,000.
Founded in 2012, dotStrategy entered into a registry agreement with International Corporations of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on October 2, 2013 that renews for successive periods of ten years. General Availability began on April 15, 2014 allowing anyone to register a .buzz domain.
"This transformative auction is the next logical step for the growth of the business and fulfillment of the .buzz vision. Through existing relationships, global reach and expansion into new markets .buzz provides users around the world with a domain name that represents their businesses and interests," said Bill Doshier, President of dotStrategy, Co.
The .buzz TLD spawns enthusiasm. .buzz defined is "anything that creates excitement or stimulus". .buzz's brand vision is to inspire others to think differently, while .buzz positioning is to create the internet platform that fuels community interest, excitement and new experiences. .buzz has personality, is innovative, community-minded and acts as an expert partner in affiliating with benevolent and forward thinkers who inform and inspire others to a new way of thinking.
The winning bid received in auction will acquire the following .buzz highlights:
• .buzz registry and all associated rights to operate the Top Level Domain
• Reserved domain name portfolio of premium .buzz domains, including all 1 and 2 character .buzz domains and a plethora of other premium keywords
• 60+ contracted registrar partners including GoDaddy and the largest registrar partners worldwide, selling .buzz domains to registrants in over 100 countries.
• Instant revenue generating income from existing .buzz domain name registrations
• dotbuzz trademark registered with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)
• Immediate active user base of well-defined and growing communities displaying a genuine affinity for the word "buzz"
.buzz is positioned well within the TLD marketplace with a great reputation and solid growth. Interested buyers or investors who want to move forward are encouraged to request and return a signed copy of the .buzz Non-Disclosure Agreement. Upon receipt of the NDA by dotStrategy, Co., information related to due diligence will be provided including: corporate documents, financial documents, legal agreements, registration reports, etc. To ensure all potential investors have the equal information, an online question and answer section will be set up for all interested parties.
About dotStrategy, Co. and .buzz:
dotStrategy, Co., is an Arkansas, USA-based company, with a principal place of business in Conway, Arkansas. The company is the contracted applicant to ICANN for the new TLD .buzz. dotStrategy, Co.'s .buzz TLD application was submitted to the International Corporations of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in the first round of the new TLD application period in April of 2012. There are approximately 9,000 .buzz domain names currently under management. For auction advising and consulting services, dotStrategy, Co. has secured the services of Christa Taylor, CPA, dotTBA; Mike Rodenbaugh, Principal, Rodenbaugh Law; and Ty Jordan, Attorney, Jordan Law Firm.
Visit www.dottba.com for additional information.