Monday, 24 February 2014

StartingDot opens operations centre in Dublin



StartingDot, the Paris based internet domain name registry business, today announced the establishment of a Finance and Operations Centre in Dublin creating 10 jobs across a range of activities including sales, finance, IT and customer support.
Founded in October 2011 in Paris, StartingDot is a new registry business developing a portfolio of  new Top Level Domain names (TLDs) dedicated to major sectors: .SKI, .IMMO, .ARCHI and .BIO. Starting Dot aims to help online businesses more distinctively express purpose in their online brands and reach deeper into their consumer and business audiences.
StartingDot’s strategy is to focus on TLDs that are dedicated to SME categories for which a direct correlation between their trade and their domain name is of the utmost importance.  The company have built strategic partnership with some leading organisation’s to manage those TLDs, including the International Ski Federation (for .SKI), the International Union of Architects (for .ARCHI), the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (for .BIO) and the European Council of Real Estate Professions - CEPI (for .IMMO).
Godefroy Jordon, CEO, StartingDot said “We are excited about setting up our International Operations centre in Dublin to support the significant growth we are experiencing.  We were attracted to Dublin due to its growing reputation as a leading location for high growth companies.”


About StartingDot
Founded in October 2011 in Paris, Starting Dot is a new registry business developing a portfolio of new Top Level Domain names (TLDs) dedicated to major sectors: .SKI, .IMMO, .ARCHI and .BIO. StartingDot has constructed a technical, legal, and commercial infrastructure in order to be completely operational by the end of 2014 and is positioned as one of the leading European start-ups in this emerging marketplace. StartingDot’s strategy is to focus on TLDs that are dedicated to SME categories for which a direct correlation between their trade and their domain name is of the utmost importance. More info here