• Rightside refuses Donuts “opportunistic” $70m gTLD offer

    … Rightside has rebuffed Donuts’ semi-hostile takeover attempt for its portfolio of gTLD registry contracts. The question now is: will Donuts up the offer from the $70 million already on the table? In a pre-markets statement today, Rightside said the offer “undervalued” the assets. CEO Taryn Naidu is quoted as saying: After thoughtful…

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  • Rightside to modernize eNom, predicts $75m new gTLD revs

    … Schilling, CEO of Uniregistry. Naidu last night also addressed concerns about eNom, which Cannell had called a “time capsule” due to its aging user experience. He admitted that eNom is “encumbered by some older technology” but said it was being fixed. “Later this quarter we will be rolling out the first phase of our development efforts, which…

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  • Rightside rejects Negari’s $5m new gTLD offer

    … Rightside has turned down Daniel Negari’s $5 million offer to acquire four of its new gTLDs, according to Negari. The CEO told DI via email tonight: I was looking forward to operating .Army, .Dance, .Dentist, and .Vet under the XYZ umbrella. I’m disappointed that Rightside didn’t entertain my offer, especially since I believe $5MM…

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