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Why Startups Love Venture

I remember back in the early 00's when talking to friends about potential domain names that's been taken for years but never really used; parked domains with ridiculous prices making it impossible to acquire them. Whatsmyip.com was one of those dream names. Thanks Venture for making it possible for me to acquire my dream domain!

As an early stage business in a market where trust is paramount, choosing a high-quality .com domain-name from Venture.com gave us the legitimacy we needed to prove out our business model, acquire our first customers and ultimately build a brand that we can be proud of well into the future.

I'm very happy with Venture's service. It's a gift from God! Wasn't sure how to showcase my products, but now I have one of the best domains for my product category. Having a category defining domain name really does give us the edge. For me, it makes sense to get the exclusive right to a top-notch domain rather than registering a sub-par one. FunnyTshirts.com is so easy to remember and doesn't need an explanation.”

As a Mobile Gaming startup company we have to ensure that we’re allocating our capital to things that really matter. Our investment in acquiring the rights to use PlayGame.com via Venture.com is by far the best decision to date.
Not only was the Venture team super helpful and knowledgeable in the domain name industry, but they gave us a peace of mind and ease to transact, so that we can focus on more important things: Making great games for the world.
Finally having the 'PlayGame.com' logo on our marketing arsenal is a game changer. Although our Touchten brand had been established for some time, people didn’t necessarily connect the name to what we do. Now with Playgame.com, no one will ever question that. And that’s amazing…

Our brand 'Yuso' matters a lot to us. In addition to our home country domain, we defensively bought other extensions. As a start-up, the .com domain remained elusive until Venture.com provided us the opportunity to lease it with their innovative model.

Premium domains are so hard to come by these days and they're not cheap. As a small business owner, Venture has provided me the opportunity to lease a highly brandable domain at an affordable price. I'm grateful for Venture's professional service and their pool of top level domains.

As both an entrepreneur and investor who appreciates the true value of a good domain when launching a new business, I have spent more than 20 years waiting for someone to elegantly create a domain leasing platform like this. I can’t remember how many times I have tried to convince an individual domain owner to lease their domain, but it was almost always too complicated to set up a low stress long term lease for both sides. Venture.com has executed this domain leasing service with perfection and solved one of the greatest problems between entrepreneurs and domain owners. Finally, visionary cash sensitive startup entrepreneurs can give their new business a world class brand from day 1 to maximize their chance of success. And finally, long term domain investors can safely and simply realize the true value of their domain investments.

Steven Vachani
Managing Director

Having a one-word domain ('velour.com') adds credibility to our brand and trust to our customers. Velour.com helps reinforce our brand identity and makes us more discoverable. Working with Venture is easy and efficient.

Caitlin Copetti
Sr. Marketing Manager
Velour.com

I have been a fan of Venture.com’s model for quite some time, having bought domains in the 6-figures, I understand the value of a memorable domain that can become a brand. Securing a high-quality domain name from venture.com has accelerated the authority and traction of my business.

Venture is the only domain platform that I’ve worked with that was able to create a win-win partnership. They have followed through on their commitments and been great to work with.

When we found out the domain was for lease and not purchase I was actually quite hesitant, as the business model seemed ripe to take advantage of new companies (eg. lease for a low rate on a monthly basis until the company makes it big, then crank up the price). But it turned out that pricing is locked in upfront. Furthermore, it was actually quite simple to transfer my lease to a new business, which was another concern. Overall, I was happy to lease, which ended in a smooth transfer.

Drew McCoy
Former Domain Lessee

I have leased several very high profile domain names through Venture.com and have been exceedingly pleased with their service. Leasing through Venture.com provides the domain security I need to build brands, while also freeing up funds to build businesses rather than sinking money into a domain purchase. In addition, I must say that their team is extremely attentive, professional, and detail-oriented. I would highly recommend Venture.com to anyone looking for an exceptional domain name.

Venture.com is the ideal way to explore new projects for a startup. If you’re early stage they have flexible pricing options, and you’re not locked into long term leases. That makes it the ideal partner for a startup exploring new ideas.

Venture's business model helped us grow our network at least ten times faster with much more efficiency meanwhile creating opportunities for establishing the business foundation strong and giving room for investing the budget precisely for the targeted growth and partnerships. I can not stress enough how important it is for an entrepreneur to feel comfort in his mind while creating, especially in the growth and budgeting correlation and thanks to Venture, the whole process feel like a breeze.

Business is a two way street and we are honored to partner with Venture. They are flexible and understand that business takes time to grow. Sometimes people are skeptical if a website name has any real value or can it be a game changer? It is an absolute YES and Venture is a great place to look for top notch and catchy domain names. It not only brings traffic but also directs the right crowd to your business. We are blessed to connect with Venture to grow our business and as well to have a long term relationship! Highly recommended!

In the website world, it is becoming increasingly harder to get the right website for your company or project. Almost all of them are taken so when you have a specific brand/idea it is hard to get the exact website to coincide with your business. Venture really helped us to secure the exact site we needed. Without Venture we would have had to overpay for our site or not even be able to procure it at all. Not to mention that since our project is in development there is very little budget to get a site up and running so we would have never been able to do it without Venture. Their prices are fair and the transaction is seamless. Would recommend them to everyone that is having a hard time getting the online presence they need.

Venture's domain lease model helped us grab a catchy, easy to remember domain name that we could build a company around! The best part was that they offer great prices and contract terms for first time entrepreneurs, so we could actually afford to kick the company off and see where it takes us!

Easy to get started. Responsive team. Great domain names.

We were starting a business in a common area, and knew that the .com domain's were unrealistic to acquire. In Googling for the .org, which is actually a better fit, I saw it available on Venture.com for what I considered a very reasonable price. I was able to very quickly acquire a lease for the advertised price I had first seen. Along with a set annual fee increase to protect myself from price escalation. I have nothing but compliments in all my dealings with their staff.

Jay Martin
Chairman of Chief Innovation, Inc.
Death.org

We have been working with Venture for over 2 years now and we are satisfied with it. Speed and efficiency in responses and especially in requests. Thank you.

Christophe Baillie
Accountant and Financial Manager
Omeo.com

Mealplan.com was leased because "Mealplan" was one of our brands. We knew we would be easily found by users who either already knew us, or searched for "meal plan", "meal prep" or "meal planning". Having a descriptive domain name brought us consistent web traffic, which was a great benefit, particularly for customer acquisition. Thumbs up for Venture.com.

Cameron Speck
Cofounder Former Lessee of
MealPlan.com

Venture made it extremely easy to get the domain I needed. We have worked with them for years and will continue to do business with them. A+

Venture.com has been pivotal in the successful rebranding of my business. Ever since rebranding, we've had far more interest in the company, and our customers absolutely love the new brand and premium domain name. The exclusive lease agreement not only gives me great flexibility, but it's also very startup friendly. All in all, engaging with venture.com is one of the best decisions I've made as a founder to date.

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