Entries by Giuseppe Graziano

8.co – Will This Auction Set a Record for 2015?

If you have been following the domain market last year, you might recall how the domain sale that took the number 1 spot  as the most expensive acquisition of 2015 was Z.com, purchased by the Internet Giant GMO from the Japanese car maker Nissan, for an hefty $6,784,000 (800,000,000 YEN). The interesting part was that […]



Domain Negotiations 101

Today is the first day of Autumn and we can definitely feel it arriving in Lisbon, as it has been raining non stop for 2 weeks. In a city with over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, rain is not always the most welcome sight as the town is not really prepared for it. Anyway, […]



Ready for the World Cup?

As I am writing you this, the World Cup of soccer has just begun in Brazil and right downstairs, they just installed a giant screen for the soccer fans. The match currently on air is Portugal VS Germany and Portugal is losing … badly. I usually do not care that much about soccer, but I […]



Are We In a Bubble?

As the summer approaches this side of Europe, last weekend I went to visit one of my mentors in Lourinha, a great beach location in the center of Portugal: As we sat on the beach bar, looking the sun going down in the Atlantic, we discussed — among other things — what is the current […]