Starting Dot is a new registry managing a portfolio of community top-level domains.

Founded in October 2011 in Paris, Starting Dot is developing a portfolio of 3 new Top Level Domain names (TLDs) dedicated to major industries: .ARCHI (architecture), .BIO and .SKI. Starting Dot's strategy is to focus on TLDs dedicated to SME categories for which a direct correlation between their trade and their domain name is of the utmost importance.

Latest News

August 29, 2014
Starting Dot Announces Greater Than Projected Launch Sales Revenue For .BIO New gTLD.

Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 28, 2014 — Starting Dot, the registry operator for new generic top-level domains (new gTLD) .BIO, .ARCHI & .SKI, announced today that the company experienced greater than projected registration volume with .BIO, which launched on Aug. 21. Over 4,100 .BIO domain names have been registered at the end of the first week [...]

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June 13, 2014
.ARCHI begins General Availability (GA) on June 16th.

.ARCHI, the first Internet top-level domain dedicated to bringing together the architectural community online, begins General Availability (GA) on June 16th., and the world’s professional architects will be able to register .ARCHI domain names on a first-come first-serve basis. .ARCHI is part of the new top level domain program being rolled out by the global [...]

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Upcoming events

Starting Dot at Los Angeles ICANN Meeting

The Starting Dot team will be participating in ICANN’s 51th meeting in Los Angeles, to be held on the 12th – 17th October 2014. Do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to arrange to meet up with us at the event.

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Starting Dot at London ICANN Meeting

The Starting Dot team will be participating in ICANN’s 50th meeting in London, to be held on the 22nd – 26th June 2014. Do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to arrange to meet up with us at the event.

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