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Business.com domain name bought for $150K and sold for $7.5 million

Business.com domain name sold for $7.5 million

In one of the largest domain name sales, business.com was sold by Marc Ostrofsky for $7.5 Million. Ostrofsky had originally purchased the domain name for $150K.

After a few years (2007), the web site as well as the domain name was bought by RH Donnelley for $350 Million! Domainer Marc Ostrofsky is also famous for having coined the phrase “Domain Names are Internet Real Estate“.

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