TLDinvestors.com was founded in October of 2010 to provide information and insights on all things domain name related. Over the years TLDinvestors.com has published thousands of articles breaking down domain name sales, going inside the numbers for a deeper look.
TLDinvestors.com has interviewed many players both big and small in the domain name industry.
Raymond Hackney Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Raymond started registering domain names in 1997. He has participated as either a buyer, seller or broker in over 1,000 domain name transactions. Raymond has been quoted in the New York Times, TorrentFreak.com and had his history of the .tv extension referenced or published in books focused on Tuvalu.
Raymond founded 3character.com in 2005, a website that was widely quoted and focused on the valuation of 3 character names.
Raymond created the .tv sub-forum focused on providing information and commentary on the .tv extension. The Namepros sub-forum became the center of the .tv world.
Vincent L. Jacques – Writer
Vincent L. Jacques is a Professional Engineer, with over 20 years of experience in the environmental engineering field, primarily associated with environmental due diligence and remediation.
He also owns and operates VinsDomains.com, a portfolio of boutique domain names for sale or for lease. In his spare time, he develops websites, writes on various blogs. Vincent is a PADI certified diver, he is an avid philatelist, and is a long standing member of a 12-person monthly wine club, Vino Rouge. Vincent resides in Narragansett, Rhode Island with his wife and two children.
Claude Dauman – Writer
Claude Dauman has been an active member of the online community for almost 20 years, having launched his first online businesses in 1996. One of those businesses, an online apparel retailer, grew to become a leader in it’s field. Claude sold the apparel business in 2010.
Prior to launching his online business, Claude spent many years, starting from an early age, selling homes and apartment buildings, to the rich and famous, in Beverly Hills. In 1988, he invented a talking real estate sign, utilizing a small FM radio transmitter, which allowed prospective buyers to tune in, on their car radios, to get a full rundown on the property.
Since 2010, Claude has been focused on the domain name space. He has taken a keen interest in the .TV extension since the time that Verisign drastically adjusted their pricing model for .TV domain names (for the better).
Claude’s company manages a portfolio of over 1,000 premium domain names. Claude believes in a pricing model which makes many of the domain names attractive to investors, entrepreneurs and fledgling start-up companies alike.
Ary Kenyach – Writer
Ary has spent a lot of time as a free lance writer covering topics from celebrities to technology. He also has spent a lot of time traveling the globe and is a bit of a foodie.
Kassey Lee – Contributor
Kassey was born in Hong Kong, China. Kassey Lee publishes a Chinese domain market newsletter containing daily blog, news, and Q&A at Grandseeds.com.
Marek Eckhaus – Contributor
Marek is the CEO and Founder of Brands.International, a leading domain investment and knowledge sharing platform focused on a new generation of domain names.
Alvin Brown – Contributor
Alvin is an experienced and passionate serial entrepreneur and founder of Kickstart Commerce. Alvin possesses a great love for startups dominating their market using profitable internet marketing and domain name strategies for greater commerce.