Right of the Dot and Architelos Join Forces to Offer Comprehensive Marketing, Valuation and Management Services for New TLD Applications

Deerfield Beach, FL, Aug. 10, 2011 - RIGHT OF THE DOT, a domain name strategy consulting group for new generic top-level domain (gTLD) applicants and existing TLDs, announced today that it has entered into a cooperative arrangement with Architelos, a consulting and managed services company serving the same market. Under the arrangement, Architelos will refer gTLD applicants seeking premium domain name consulting services to RIGHT OF THE DOT,... Read More

The ICANN New gTLD Program is Approved: Now What? How to Submit a Quality Application in 6 MonthsPublished in CircleID, July 11, 2011, by Architelos COO John Matson

On January 12, 2012, the application window opens. Any corporation or organization can submit a request to own a piece of the Internet — their own top-level domain (TLD). Many reporters are confusing a TLD with a domain name. But the difference is like renting a single apartment (a domain name) versus owning the entire real estate complex (with a potentially unlimited number of domain names). And most important, when you own it, you set the... Read More

New CFO and CTO Join Architelos, Positioning Company for Major Role in New TLD Rollout

RESTON, VA, June 16, 2011—Architelos, Inc. today announced that Norbert Grey and Michael Young have joined the company as chief financial officer and chief technology officer, respectively. The two industry veterans raise the profile and increase the breadth of services Architelos is poised to provide. They join co-founders Alexa Raad and John Matson, creating an executive team of industry leaders with successful track records of launching,... Read More

New Generic Top Level DomainsWebinar by Architelos, Pillsbury law firm & CollectiveIntell.

Why Should You Care and What to Do Now. Download and review our gTLD Webinar pdf here.  Read More

Everything you should know about a TLD business case, but didn’t know to askPublished in CircleID, April 6, 2011, by Architelos CEO Alexa Raad

Applying for a new Top Level Domain is an expensive and lengthy process, costing an estimated $500K for application and various legal and professional services. Central to the application is the business case. Even though ICANN requires an albeit simple version, most applicants must have a credible business case, especially if they need to secure internal approval, or more importantly attract and secure outside investment. Given the truth to the maxim... Read More

Architelos in the Washington PostPublished on The Washington Post February 28, 2011, by Architelos CEO Alexa Raad

Be sure to stay up to date with Architelos and read about us in today’s Washington Post article. “Entrepreneur Alexa Raad, former chief executive of the nonprofit .ORG, the Public Interest Registry, recently launched a consulting company called Architelos aimed at helping current and new players in the Internet address and naming industry. Raad said a whole new set of domain names is about to hit the scene, and they will be different from... Read More