Innovation is the name of the game in today’s technology-backed startup ecosystem. With futuristic ideas that are set to change the world, the new crop of startups is looking at creative solutions to their domain name. Six of many such startups have made it to mainline headlines in the recent past because of their early success and industry recognition. Each of these startups are on .TECH domains.
Startups on Radix domains create a wave globally
In October 2017, California based smart-home automation startup, Brilliant (www.brilliant.tech
) announced that they had raised Series A funding of $21 million
. The round was led by led by August Capital with other participating investors such as Miramar Ventures, The Box Group, and the Stanford-StartX Fund, leading to one of the largest Series A investments in the smart home industry.
Earlier this year in June, French startup Shadow (www.shadow.tech
) hadraised a Series A round of $57.1 million
. They had previously raised $14.6 million from angel investors. The startup is focused on cloud gaming and runs thousands of virtual machines on server-grade Intel Xeon processors with a dedicated Nvidia GTX 1070 for each user.
The same month, NYC based startup Lorem (www.lorem.tech
) had announced that they had raised $1.1 million in funding
. Lorem is an online platform that connects small businesses with web developers
for quick assistance.
AI startup, Kika Tech (www.kika.tech
), has more than 100 million Android app downloads worldwide.
Radix startups in the news: Startup on Radix domain has more downloads on Play Store than Lyft and Hulu combined
Portugal based business intelligence startup, Sensei (www.sensei.tech
) is currently a part of the Techstars Metro Accelerator
program in Berlin, one of the most elite and coveted accelerator programs in the world.
Another Portugal based medtech startup, Nu-Rise (www.nu-rise.tech
), has been a part of various startup events and programs such as Boston Immersion Program, Startup Weekend Cambridge, GoYouth Conference, Lisbon Investment Summit, EU Health Competition and was part of the Mass Challenge Accelerator, batch of 2017.
These are just some of the many new-age startups that are riding on the benefits a high-quality domain can provide to the brand.
It’s not just the startups alone. It’s the entire ecosystem!
Many accelerators such as Mosaik
), Hungary, Block Chain Space (www.blockchain.space
), UK, Extreme Tech (www.extreme.tech
), Canada and Scale Up Portugal (www.scaleuportugal.tech
) are also on Radix domains. Coworking spaces such as K10 (www.k10.online
), Czech Republic, WORQ (www.worq.space
), Kuala Lumpur, and Canopy (www.canopy.space
), USA are also on Radix domains.
Startups on Radix domains get worldwide recognition through the Startup League
Radix is closely associated with the global startup community through its startup-support program, the Startup League. Last year, Radix had launched this program to empower innovative new startups on its domains to get recognition from the global community of startup investors, industry influencers, press and media.
The Startup League now has 150 startups and 60 partners as part of its community. In the last one year, the Startup League has supported startups at over 25 events and tech fests. The Startup League was at Web Summit
, Portugal this year where over 50 startups on Radix domains will be exhibiting. Some of these startups include www.nu-rise.tech
, and www.sensei.tech
It is safe to say that new age businesses are choosing innovation not just in their ideas but also in their branding and positioning. By placing their trust in Radix domains, these startups ratify the belief that the future belongs to new domain extensions; the future that has already begun!
This article is also published on Medium.