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Confirmed: New Paul Stahura Venture “Donuts” is for Domain Names

May 5, 2011Domaining, Domainnamewire, donuts inc, jonathon nevett, paul stahura, UncategorizedComments Off on Confirmed: New Paul Stahura Venture “Donuts” is for Domain Names

Stealth venture files trademark application indicating new domain name venture.

This past weekend we learned that four domain name industry vets, including eNom founder Paul Stahura, were forming a new company called Donuts Inc. The company raised about a million dollars of investment. Although the company is in stealth mode, the players involved make me think the four are starting a venture related to new top level domain names.

A trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office confirms that the company will be going after the domain name market — but doesn’t clarify that it will be for new top level domain names.

Donuts Inc. Executive Vice President Jonathon Nevett filed a trademark application on May 1 for “Donuts” for “Domain name registration services; Registration of domain names for identification of users on a global computer network”.

My money is still on new top level domain names.


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