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LogMeIn acquired the GoTo.com domain name for $2.5 million USD

Labeled as sales in Domain Industry News started by GeorgeK, Apr 28, 2018.

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  1. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Leap.com PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    The GoTo.com domain name was acquired for USD $2.5 million, by LogMeIn (to shorten their GoToMeeting.com):

    https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1420302/000119312518136767/d518828d10q.htm

    Using DomainTools history and reverse WHOIS, it was clear that GoTo.com was the domain.
     
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  2. Cebe

    Cebe Established Member

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    Wow.. Just wow!!
     
  3. DomainNameBroker.com

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    This is interesting.
     
  4. TERADOMAIN

    TERADOMAIN Active Member VIP

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    Thanks for Sharing
     
  5. domains21

    domains21 Established Member

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    Ka-ching!
     
  6. maxtra

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    Wow! One of the highest 4L sales ever. Thank you for sharing.
     
  7. GeorgeK

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    Update: As noticed in a comment on TheDomains:

    https://www.thedomains.com/2018/04/28/goto-com-was-acquired-for-2-5-million/#comment-226701

    despite describing it in the singular (“a domain name”) in the SEC filing, it does appear it was a package that included Go2.com. I would place most of the value on GoTo.com, but DNJournal usually doesn’t put package deals on their charts, even when a single domain is the primary acquisition (that’s why FB.com for $8.5 million isn’t charted, for example). Here, the simple average of the 2 domains would be $1.25 million/each, higher than the current highest publicly reported transaction (Super.com for $1.2 million) for 2018.
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2018
  8. rentmynames

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    Sold my goto.info awhile back (01/2013) for $1,332.00
     
  9. drakeholm

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    serious mobile potential. Let's see what they develop.
     
  10. NameDeck

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    Interesting. I forgot I own Go2.somenTLD where the registry owns Goto.somenTLD and offers it on their marketplace. Might be worth it to do some outbound.
     
  11. enlytend

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    Makes sense and they're big enough to do it.
     
  12. kam

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    It reminded me that I had regged GoToUpload.com in 2007:xf.grin:
     
  13. NameQiu

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    It always make sense to me. However, I stil have GoToPay.org...
    Whatever it is, but it still consist of GoTo.
    Viva LogMeIn... Long Life For You
     
  14. weblord

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    now im getting serious again in domaining, thanks for the encouragement.
     
  15. NameQiu

    NameQiu NameQiu.com Gold Account

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    So am I ... Lets Fight for getting LogMeIn's Attention
     
  16. weblord

    weblord Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    you know what a goto means here in the Philippines, it's one of my favorite street food
    [​IMG]

    all i can say is yummy sale
     

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