Bitcoin Domain Names a Hot Commodity

Bitcoin abbreviation,, listed for sale via Domain Guardians

Domain Guardians, a leading premium domain name broker, announced today that they have been appointed the exclusive broker for the domain

The term “BTC” is the commonly used abbreviation for the crypto-currency Bitcoin. As such, this rare domain asset provides an exceptional branding opportunity for new and existing companies within the Bitcoin space.

“Whether you’re a Bitcoin startup or existing company wishing to solidify your authority and optimize your marketing, there is no better opportunity than acquiring,” said Jen Sale, Co-Founder of Domain Guardians. “In the right hands, this domain has the power to change the Bitcoin landscape and establish a market leader.”

According to Elliot Silver of, there have been a number of recent Bitcoin-related domain sales at various aftermarket venues[1] and via private sale. Notable reported sales include, which was acquired by Bitcoin Shop Inc. for an undisclosed amount in February[2], and, which sold for $250,000, also in February[3].

Bitcoin experts agree that this opportunity has great potential. “For Bitcoin related companies, is the best domain name currently available for sale that I am aware of,” said Roger Ver, Bitcoin Evangelist. “Any business using would almost certainly catch a lot of extra attention because of this premier domain name.” Niko Younts, seller of, also stated, “Owning a great brand can pay major dividends. There are many savvy individuals watching this space closely, and it is guaranteed to get far more competitive in the future. Ask yourself: ‘Do you want to exist or do you want to win?’ Owning is winning, period.”

Two and three letter .COM domain names are rare, memorable, marketable and growing in popularity, as evident by the recent acquisitions of for $3.6M[4], for $800,000[5] and for nearly $1M[6]. Major brands and market leaders have also employed abbreviated .COM domains, including A&E Television Network with, and former Digg CEO, Matt Williams, has branded his new “projects” company with


[1] Silver, E. (February 12, 2014) Bitcoin Keyword Domain Names Owned by End Users. Retrieved June 2, 2014 from
[2] Bitcoin Shop Inc. (February 13, 2014) Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (f/k/a TouchIt Technologies, Inc.) acquires domain. Retrieved June 2, 2014 from
[3] Silver, E. (February 6, 2014) Details About $250,000 Reported Sale. Retrieved June 2, 2014 from
[4] Jackson, R. (April 22, 2014) Changes Hands for $3.6 Million in the Biggest Domain Sale Reported So Far This Year. Retrieved June 2, 2014 from
[5] Jackson, R. (2014) Year-to-Date Domain Sales Charts. Retrieved June 2, 2014 from
[6] Needleman, R. (March 24, 2014) How became for just shy of a million bucks. Retrieved June 2, 2014 from

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