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 4 new Top Level Domain names (TLDs) dedicated to major industries: .ARCHI (architecture), .BIO, .IMMO (real estate) and .SKI. StartingDot'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

April 8, 2014
.ARCHI Sunrise Period Opening

Starting Dot Ltd is proud to announce that the .ARCHI Sunrise period starts today, April 8, 2014, at 10:00 UTC. This Sunrise signals the 60-day priority period for trademark holders, where brand owners and trade mark holders can apply to .ARCHI names. .ARCHI Sunrise is an ‘End-Date Sunrise’, which means that the labels registered during [...]

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March 25, 2014
Stéphane Van Gelder joins the Strategic Committee

Stéphane Van Gelder joins Starting Dot’s strategy piloting unit, which is composed of six independent persons alongside founders Godefroy Jordan and Guillaume Buffet. Stéphane Van Gelder is director of Milathan, a consulting company, and member of the ICANN Nomination Committee. He has been involved in the domain names industry for 15 years. He was one [...]

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Upcoming events

Starting Dot at Singapore ICANN Meeting

The Starting Dot team will participate to ICANN’s 49th Public Meeting to be held in Singapore from 23-27 March 2014. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to set up a meeting with us during this event.

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Starting Dot at Domain Pulse 2014

Starting Dot will be present at Domain Pulse 2014 in Nuremberg, February 20-21, 2014, represented by Christa Taylor and Alexandra Giacalone.

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