NameMedia Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1999

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 135


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Financing Rounds
  • 7

  • Investments
  • 9

NameMedia General Information


NameMedia was a developer of domain assets and advertising partnerships designed to connect consumers and online advertisers. Its domain portfolios used to provide acquisition, development and trading of digital real estate through a network of highly targeted websites and a marketplace for premium domain names. Its website development focused on creating compelling online communities in niche categories.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
YesDirect, BuyDomains Holdings
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Software
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • 230 Third Avenue
  • Waltham, MA 02451
  • United States

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NameMedia Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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NameMedia Patents

NameMedia Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20080189336-A1 Creating and managing digital media content using contacts and relational information Inactive 05-Feb-2007 000000000

NameMedia Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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NameMedia Investments & Acquisitions (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner 11-Apr-2007 0000000000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 01-Mar-2007 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Tarot 26-Jan-2007 0000000000 000.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) 00000 000
Visionary Networks 16-Jan-2007 0000000000 000.00 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
Dave's Garden 11-Jan-2007 Buyout/LBO 00.00 Information Services (B2C) 00000 000
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NameMedia Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers 01-Mar-2007 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Tarot 26-Jan-2007 0000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Dave's Garden 11-Jan-2007 0000000000 00.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers 03-Nov-2006 0000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
SmartName 01-Sep-2006 Buyout/LBO 000.00 Completed
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