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Posted on June 2nd, 2023 in Featured, gTLDs

really wow As we celebrate .xyz’s 9th anniversary, I cannot help but sit back in amazement of what has become of my… Read More >


Posted on June 1st, 2022 in Featured, gTLDs

Flippening Every day I wake up and think to myself, “gm, how can we grow .xyz?” In 2014, we set out to… Read More >

Jordan Year

Posted on March 2nd, 2021 in Featured, gTLDs

Growing up in the 90s, basketball was life. In 1998/1999 when I registered my first domain, that same season I was the… Read More >


Posted on June 2nd, 2020 in Featured, gTLDs

What a time we live in. As we all adjust to the new normal, XYZ’s mission has remained the same. We are… Read More >


Posted on June 2nd, 2019 in Featured, gTLDs

It started with a dream of bringing a fresh new domain ending to the internet, and five years ago that dream became… Read More >

Love What You Do

Posted on April 1st, 2019 in Featured, gTLDs

April 1 has always been a fun day for me. We are almost five years in @XYZ and we have grown so… Read More >

Cheers to 4!

Posted on June 12th, 2018 in Featured, gTLDs

On June 2nd, 2018, the #GenXYZ community celebrated .xyz’s 4th birthday. I often find myself reflecting on this incredible journey. In 2014,… Read More >


Posted on April 9th, 2018 in Featured, gTLDs

At XYZ, we track the success of the community very closely and do our best to amplify it. Today we released XYZ… Read More >

Trade Ethereum with 1.111B® .XYZ Domains with 99¢ Transfer Fees

Posted on November 13th, 2017 in Featured, gTLDs

As part of our third anniversary to celebrate .xyz as the most popular new domain in the world, XYZ introduced the 1.111B®… Read More >

Breaking the Mold

Posted on June 1st, 2017 in Featured, gTLDs

Three years ago, my team and I launched .xyz with the mission of bringing competition, choice, and innovation on the internet. .xyz… Read More >

The XYZ Portfolio Expands with the Acquisition of .Storage

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in Featured, gTLDs

The mission of XYZ has always been to bring choice, availability, and innovation to the next generation of internet users. Our first… Read More >

FACT: .XYZ Outsold .COM by Over 1 Million Names in June

Posted on October 27th, 2016 in Featured, gTLDs

2016 has been a GREAT year for XYZ. It started shortly after a summary judgement granted by the federal judge who ruled… Read More >


Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Featured, gTLDs

Source: I remember back at USC one of my Entrepreneur professors shared the above graph of the Innovation Adoption Lifecycle. The… Read More >

$5M Open Offer to Rightside Group Ltd

Posted on March 30th, 2016 in Featured, gTLDs

Below you will find an offer to Rightside Group, Ltd. to purchase four of the under-monetized new gTLDs (generic top level domains)… Read More >

.xyz Crosses 15 Billion Monthly DNS Queries

Posted on March 7th, 2016 in Featured, gTLDs

Last month, .xyz crossed 2 million total registrations. Two weeks later, there were 2.5 million registrations. But as I’ve said before, registration… Read More >

XYZ Stands for Democracy

Posted on November 4th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

.xyz is for every website, everywhere. We really mean that. XYZ, now and in the future, will always protect people’s rights and… Read More >

Does Your Business Even Need A Domain?

Posted on September 16th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

With 1.5 billion monthly active Facebook users and mobile internet browsing exceeding PC internet usage in the US, I’m often asked how… Read More >

We end the Alphabet with XYZ, We end domain names the same way.

Posted on August 13th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

Many people called me crazy, and some people still do. Nonetheless, this week was a BIG win for our team, who have been… Read More >

Selling DMN.COM

Posted on August 11th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

For the same reasons I’m selling which closes Tuesday on NameJet, I am also selling Not only is this a… Read More >

Why I Am Selling

Posted on July 20th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

Do you have your It’s pretty difficult to come by, even if you have an uncommon last name like mine. What… Read More >

Can You Register the Best Domain? Take The Challenge

Posted on July 14th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

At #ICANN53, I had the honor of meeting Dr. Stephen Crocker, one of the inaugural inductees into the Internet Hall of Fame,… Read More >

From 0 to 1 Million: The Ins and Outs of Building the Largest New Domain

Posted on June 2nd, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs, Start Ups

When I filled out my ICANN application for .xyz, I initially thought that 20,000 registrations would be enough to consider the first… Read More >

How Are New Domain Extensions Ranking In Google?

Posted on May 25th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs, Start Ups

Since launching .xyz, I’ve been asked this question countless times: can new domain extensions (also known as gTLDs) rank in Google? The… Read More >


Posted on May 14th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

Disclaimer, this post contains my personal thoughts and not that of my company XYZ. I am a proud shareholder of GoDaddy ($GDDY)…. Read More >

First they ignore you…

Posted on May 4th, 2015 in Featured, gTLDs

June 2 marks the 1 year anniversary of .xyz going into General Availability. Wow. I can’t believe it’s been a year. I… Read More >

3 Tips from an Entrepreneur

Posted on December 24th, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

Domain extensions, domain names, real estate, technology, advertising – I’ve been a serial entrepreneur from a very early age. It began with… Read More >

.xyz supports small businesses

Posted on November 18th, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

As a small business owner myself, it is important to me to support other small businesses through .xyz. To help small businesses… Read More >

The team that is changing the internet

Posted on October 18th, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

Wrapping up an extremely successful ICANN meeting, people are continuing to ask me how .xyz has scaled so fast. After presenting .xyz’s… Read More >

Sorry, the domain you just searched is AVAILABLE.

Posted on October 12th, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

Prior to the launch of .xyz, 80 million domain names were searched each day at GoDaddy, the world’s largest registrar (source: The… Read More >

.com, .net… .xyz?

Posted on August 27th, 2014 in gTLDs

The new standard is here: .com .net .xyz Last year I predicted that internet users – when given the choice – would… Read More >

.xyz, the most used new gTLD – Boooooooom!

Posted on August 20th, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

As we’re nearing the end of summer, it’s hard to believe that .xyz’s June 2nd launch was over 2 months ago. We… Read More >

How to Define Success

Posted on June 25th, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

Yesterday, Alexa Raad, the CEO of Architelos, posted an interesting article on CircleID, which asked the question, “Does gTLD Registration Volume Measure… Read More >

.xyz is live – SUCCESS!

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

It’s official. .xyz has had one of the most successful gTLD launches to date. In the first 24 hours alone, we have… Read More >

.XYZ is the Next .COM – BELIEVE IT

Posted on June 1st, 2014 in Featured, gTLDs

Tomorrow, June 2nd, 2014, will be remembered as the day that the internet evolved and every generation of internet users were unified…. Read More >

Inside the mind of a serial entrepreneur

Posted on April 4th, 2014 in gTLDs

Hello World! Welcome to my official blog. For those of you that don’t know me, I am Daniel Negari – CEO and… Read More >

Listen to NPR Interview with Daniel Negari, CEO of .xyz

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 in gTLDs

Listen to NPR Interview with Daniel Negari, CEO of .xyz

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