Starting Dot announced the premium domain name auction results from the first quarter of 2016. The announcement included domains sold at NamesCon as well as 2-letter domains sold at a .SKI Sedo auction.
January saw Starting Dot’s first participation in the yearly Namescon live domain auction held Las Vegas at the Tropicana Hotel.
The auction was run by RightOfTheDot in partnership with Namescon and Namejet. Overall the live auction grossed $1,495,400 in sales. 36 non-.com names were sold for a total of $354,600, with an average sale price of $9,850.
.SKI Namescon Auction Results
Overall 10 .SKI domains were either offered in the live or subsequent extended Namejet online auction grossing approximately $20,000 USD in sales.
On March 9th StartingDot partnered with Sedo to run a two-letter country code and state code online Sedo Auction to coincide with the release of two-letter domains.
.SKI Sedo Auction Results
An average of 19 bids per name came from bidders in 13 different countries.
StartingDot will again partner with Sedo to run a dedicated .BIO domain name auction starting on May 3rd 2016.