CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sedo, the online domain specialist, today announced the Company is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, boasting over 1 million global members. For the past decade, Sedo has been instrumental inproviding domain opportunities for entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes. Some of the company’s largest sales include Vodka.com, Pizza.com, Jets.com and most recently, Sex.com. With over 17 million domain names currently available through Sedo, the company expects to see continued growth and groundbreaking sales throughout 2011.
With more than 150 employees in more than 25 countries including the United States, Great Britain, and Germany, Sedo.com now hosts nearly 70,000 visitors a day and offers monthly premium auctions worldwide.
“First starting out as the ‘Search Engine for Domain Offers,’ Sedo has made substantial client-driven improvements and has grown over the years to provide a wide range of services and options for its customers,” said Jeremiah Johnston, chief operating officer and global counsel of Sedo. “As we look to the future, we look forward to finding even better ways to help both new and seasoned domain investors and marketers find the best business opportunities available to help them grow and succeed.”
Although Sedo was founded in Cologne, Germany in 1999, Tim Schumacher, Ulrich Priesner and Marius Würzner started Sedo.com in 2001 as the Company’s first business opportunity, offering a user-friendly platform for domain owners to buy and sell domain names online. Since then, the Company has hit a significant number of milestones, including:
1999- Original launch
2001- Sedo officially becomes entity in Cologne, Germany
2002- Sedo introduces parking
2005- Sedo opens office in Boston, MA, USA
2006- Sedo introduces auctions
2007- Sedo acquires GreatDomains
2007- Sedo acquires DomainsBot
2008- Sedo opens office in London, UK
2009- Sedo acquires Revenue Direct
2009- Sedo acquires Parking Panel
2010- Sale of Sex.com
2011- The Sedo global marketplace offers over 17 million domains
To learn more about Sedo’s proven services and tools please visit Sedo.com/10.
Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading domain marketplace and monetization provider. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany and offices in London, England and Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 17 million listings. The success of Sedo's model has attracted a global membership base of more than 1 million domain professionals.