Donuts Inc.
  • Donuts Inc. Bolsters Leadership and Appoints Bruce Jaffe as Chief Executive Officer

    Donuts Inc. Bolsters Leadership and Appoints Bruce Jaffe as Chief Executive Officer
    Paul Stahura assumes new full-time role as Executive Chair, while John Pollard joins in the newly created Chief Revenue Officer role

    BELLEVUE, WA – January 19, 2017 – Donuts Inc., the Internet’s largest domain name registry for new domain extensions like ‘dot-media’ (.media), ‘dot-photography’ (.photography) and ‘dot-life’ (.life) today announced the appointment of Bruce Jaffe as chief executive officer. Paul Stahura, Donuts’ co-founder and current CEO, will continue to serve in a full-time role as executive chair of Donuts’ board of directors. The company has also appointed John Pollard to the newly created position of chief revenue officer.

  • Donuts Collaborates on Google's Next-generation Domain Name Registry Back-end Service

    Donuts, the largest operator of new domain names, has evaluated and is contributing code to Google’s Nomulus platform

    BELLEVUE, Wash. — Donuts Inc., the world’s largest operator of new domain name extensions, revealed today that the company was invited by Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in February 2015 to evaluate and contribute code to Google’s Nomulus domain name registry back-end system. Donuts began contributing code in March of this year.

  • 'Dot-Shopping' (.Shopping) Domain Extension Open for Business

    BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 29, 2016 -- Donuts Inc. has opened the 'dot-shopping' (.shopping) domain extension to the public, providing online retailers, brands, businesses and shopping enthusiasts with yet another opportunity to craft meaningful digital identities using "not-com" domain names.

  • Donuts Launches DPML Plus to Enhance Protections for Brand Owners

    Limited-Time Promotion Provides Initial 10 Years of Trademark Protection Across All Donuts Top-Level Domain Names

    BELLEVUE, Wash., September 28, 2016 -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest operator of new domain name extensions, said today that for three months beginning October 1, it will offer DPML Plus, a three-month promotion that builds on its legacy Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) program.

  • Donuts Closes Strategic Investment In Netki Blockchain Technology

    Largest operator of new domain extensions aims to expand domain names market through investment in Netki, Inc.

    BELLEVUE, Wash., July 13, 2016  -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest operator of new domain name extensions, announced today an investment in Netki, Inc., a digital identity startup dedicated to democratizing digital currency. Netki uses the domain name system (DNS) to humanize typically complex numbering mechanisms needed to exchange digital currency.

  • Donuts Seeks to Acquire Entirety of Rightside Group, Ltd.'s gTLD Registry

    BELLEVUE, Wash. — Donuts Inc., the world’s largest operator of new domain name extensions, today publicly announced its interest in acquiring Rightside Group, Ltd.’s entire registry of generic top-level domains (gTLDs, also known as domain extensions) and related assets for $70 million in an all-cash deal.

  • Donuts and GeoFrenzy Close Strategic Investment Agreement

    Largest operator of new domain extensions invests in maker of first end-to-end platform for registration, management and delivery of geofences, a permission-based system for management of drones, Internet of things, driverless cars and other innovations

    BELLEVUE, Wash. — Donuts Inc., the world’s largest operator of new domain name extensions, said today the company has closed an investment in GeoFrenzy, Inc., a Tiburon, Calif.-based company that has developed a complete infrastructure for defining and managing smart geofences.

  • Donuts Bolsters Board of Directors, Appoints New Executives

    BELLEVUE, Wash.Donuts Inc., the world’s largest operator of new domain name extensions, said today Bruce A. Jaffe has been elected to the company’s board of directors, David Rostov has been named Chief Financial Officer, and Timothy Favia is the company’s new Vice President, Corporate Development.

  • Donuts and the MPAA Establish New Partnership to Reduce Online Piracy

    For Immediate Release: February 9, 2016

    DONUTS AND THE MPAA ESTABLISH NEW PARTNERSHIP TO REDUCE ONLINE PIRACY

    Creative content producers and the largest operator of new domain names agree to address websites engaged in large-scale piracy

    SEATTLE –Donuts, the largest operator of new domain name extensions, and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) jointly announced an agreement today to help ensure that websites using domains registered with Donuts are not engaged in large-scale piracy.

  • Donuts Launches .WINE and .VIN Internet Domains

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – Wineries, vintners, retailers, and wine aficionados have two new homes on the Internet as Donuts Inc., the largest registry for new “not-com” domain names (known in the industry as generic top-level domains, or gTLDs), today announced that the .WINE and .VIN gTLDs will be available for general registration on January 20.

  • Google Domains Adds Nearly 90 Donuts Domain Names to Inventory

    BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2015 -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new domain name choices, words like .guru, .media and .photography, said today that Google has added nearly 90 of the company's domain options to its highly visible domain name sales platform, bringing a more robust and diverse set of new domains to its system.

  • “Freedom of Choice” Advertising Campaign Brings to Life New Variety of Choice and Creativity in Internet Naming

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (March 16, 2015) – Today the “Freedom of Choice” advertising campaign launched to shake up the domain name space by shining the spotlight on the breadth and depth of new, creative choices now available in Internet naming.

  • Donuts Marks One Year of New gTLD Availability with Over 1.2 Million Registrations

    Largest domain name registry will continue expansion of relevant, specific Internet identities into 2015

    BELLEVUE, Wash.—Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs), marked the one-year anniversary of general availability of new Internet identities today, reporting that its 150 now live gTLDs are home to more than 1.2 million registrations, accounting for nearly one third of the four million total names registered across all new gTLDs.

  • Donuts Launches .RESTAURANT and .GIFTS as Registrations in New Internet Domains Surpass Three Million

    Donuts Launches .RESTAURANT and .GIFTS as Registrations in New Internet Domains Surpass Three Million

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues its expansion of the Internet’s global addressing system in November by making three new domains available to the public.

  • Donuts Registers One Millionth New gTLD Address!

    Company’s total is more than a third of all registrations in new gTLDs

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), today registered its one millionth Internet address, making the company the first new gTLD provider to reach that total.

  • Donuts Appoints Jeffrey Davidoff Chief Marketing Officer

    Donuts Appoints Jeffrey Davidoff Chief Marketing Officer - Experienced executive will accelerate adoption of new gTLD registrations

  • Donuts Launches .CITY and .HEALTHCARE Internet Domains

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues its ongoing mission to expand and diversify the Internet’s global addressing system in October by making two highly anticipated gTLDs available to the public. This week, users worldwide are able to register addresses in .CITY, followed on October 15 by .HEALTHCARE.

  • Donuts Rolls Out 18 More Domain Names in September as Total Registrations Top Two Million

    Donuts Rolls Out 18 More Domain Names in September as Total Registrations Top Two Million .CHURCH, .FINANCE, .LOANS, .DEALS, .RESTAURANT, .PLACE, .GIFTS and others released this month

  • Donuts Launches 18 More New Internet Domains in August

    Donuts Launches 18 More New Internet Domains in August .CREDIT, .TAX, .CASH, .FITNESS .DENTAL, .CLINIC, .HEALTHCARE, and others released this month.

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – – Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domains(gTLDs), continues to expand and diversify the Internet’s global addressing system in August by making 16 new gTLDs available to the public. In addition to the 16 gTLDs slated for general availability, Donuts is scheduled to open another two for early registration by trademark holders.

  • Donuts Will Open 15 More Domains By End of February

    Following its successful public launch of 14 new gTLDs to start the year, Donuts will open 15 more in February, including .SHOES, .RECIPES and .TECHNOLOGY

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – Donuts Inc., the largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), will continue its assertive expansion of Internet namespace by opening 15 more domain names for general availability by the end of this month.