Friday, June 22, 2007

Business.com Could Hit Jackpot on Auction Block - WSJ.com

 Another Bubble V2 milestone

Entrepreneurs Jake Winebaum and Sky Dayton were widely mocked for lavishing $7.5 million on a single Internet domain name -- business.com -- back in 1999. It was the single highest price paid for a domain name at the time.

Now look who is having the last laugh.

The company that grew out of business.com -- a search engine used by businesses to find products and services -- is now on the auction block, and could fetch anywhere between $300 million and $400 million, according to people familiar with the matter.

Business.com Could Hit Jackpot on Auction Block - WSJ.com

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