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This article was published on April 30, 2009

    Domain name Ad.com acquired for $1.4 Million

    Domain name Ad.com acquired for $1.4 Million
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    Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

    500_1188427541_609312_71544353It’s been a while since we’ve reported about a juicy domain acquisition.

    According to DNJournal.com and Techcrunch, at the lastest Moniker/TRAFFIC auction, Ad.com was acquired for $1.4 million. The domain was purchased by Divyank Turakhia of Directi.com and CEO of Skenzo, a domain parking company.

    Ad.com was owned by Marcos Guillen who obtained the domain from a San Francisco company called Artifical Development Inc in January 28th of 2008.

    According to the latest data from Compete.com the domain receives roughly 4,000 unique visitors a month.