RealClearLife.com is out today with an article, “Navigating the Mysterious, Invisible World of Domain Name Auctions”
The article focuses on Heritage Auctions and the man running the domain division, Symbolics.com owner Aron Meystedt.
In the article which was published on the 32 year anniversary of Symbolics.com, Aron’s XF Investments was mentioned.
The article mentions that Aron turned down $1.5 million for the domain alone.
These days, aside from his gig at Heritage, Meystedt still owns XF Investments—and the two-letter xf.com domain, of course—which is billed as a “private investment firm specializing in digital investments, real estate, and early stage venture capital funding.” (Within the last year, he was offered $1.5 million for the domain name alone and turned it down.) He also has about a dozen high-end domains in his growing personal collection.
You can read the full article here