News Sold, Poll: How Much Do You Think it Sold For?

On January 3rd, along with a Happy New Year message in the daily newsletter, Francois Carrillo, owner of announced that the domain industry’s most popular news and blog aggregator was for sale.  This morning in the newsletter, he wrote to newsletter readers: ‘Game over. Next week I will announce new owner of’

This will be an interesting transaction to follow.  It was a year or two ago (probably closer to 2) that the site was announced for sale with a BIN of $1M USD but nothing came of that., has several services integrated into its platform such as, and, I’m assuming the deal didn’t include all of these domains and services, but if/how they are still part of has yet to be revealed.

Francois said in the newsletter post on Jan 3rd that the reason he is selling his ‘most liquid and valuable website’ is to fund the launch of his newest service:  He also mentioned that financing the deal was an option.  We may never know the sale price of but I hope for Francois that it was a great sale and wish him all the luck with future projects. has been a part of my everyday reads and I really appreciate what he has done for the domain industry with this awesome resource!

Without knowing all the details, what’s your initial thought on how much has been sold for?

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