Company valuations are not really that difficult. Unless of course the company doesn't exist yet! This is very much the case with the new gTLD registries.
On the first few we did it required extensive research, acid testing hypotheses, and going down a lot of dead in roads. We needed to ensure that the final valuation was realistic and something that would actually be of use. What would the point be if it was just a guess. When we sat back and looked at the final results - we think we have really cracked it!
How did we do it?
The short answer...Read more
The Domain Market is irrational but does that mean your registry should be on Pricing?
The graph above represents the spectrum of potential retail prices and the corresponding number of domains with equal or greater estimated rational value to that price. The question is that if the world was rational and transparent then what number of domains could justify a value above retail. In this illustrated example the greatest number of domains multiplied by the retail price shows that based of the extensions inherent value the best fit for retail price is $50 per domain. Of course the world isn't rational,...Read more