The Woman Who Bought a Domain Name Instead of a House – With Rebekah Campbell

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When pursuing an unproven business idea, most people would be more likely to hand register a $9 domain name around which to build a business, rather than spend their savings for a down payment on a home. But Rebekah Campbell, who was called “the woman who bought a domain name instead of a house” by The Sydney Morning Herald, is not most people.

Campbell spent $28,000 to buy the single-word, premium domain name for her fledgling business idea and expressed no regret over the decision. That’s understandable: After purchasing the domain name, Campbell was able to raise more than $3 million in multiple rounds to fund her startup.

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March 29, 2015 · 4:31 am

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