Registry applicants need more than a business valuation - they need a framework for comparing competitive opportunity and the nature of the registry business.
Registry Valuations are as much about what is not included in the valuation as what is selected. As there are many registry applicants who seek the same gTLDs these registry rights can be strongly contested. Registry applicants need to have an evaluation of their proposed business and a net present valuation is the most accurate way to do that. In order to be useful what needs to be valued is the common ground - not the uniqueness...Read more
Information is power. Without sufficient data and unbiased expert knowledge every new registry walking into this highly competitive market is in a boat without a rudder. Even the most astute businessman who believes in his product is easy prey to their own bias. The companies, largely technology providers, who convinced businesses to open a new registry promise blue sky and easy sailing. They are selling the shovels and this is the new gold rush - but can you trust them?
Are the ones advising you without self interest?
Salespeople are wonderful. They tell you all the things you want to hear, build...Read more