Radix, the domain name registry behind .TECH has announced that its popular new domain extension .TECH has crossed over 100,000 domain name registrations. The domain extension has seen demand from the global tech community with thousands of startups using the extension to brand their digital identity. According to the company, leading brands such as Microsoft, Viacom and many others have also used the domain extension.
Besides leading brands, Tech influencers and popular YouTubers are also using the extension to engage with their audience including Austin Evanswith www.austin.tech; American designer, and technologist, John Maeda with www.designin.tech; and Edgar Oganesyan with www.edgar.tech.
According to Radix, their registrations are spread out over 169 countries with the United States accounting for 16.4% of the registrations. Demand was led by leading domain name registrars like Namecheap and GoDaddy in the United States.
Radix has been running various marketing campaigns to increase the awareness and adoption of the .TECH domain name, including partnering with startup events like TechCrunch Disrupt, Collision, Web Summit, etc, working with hackathons at events like TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon being organised in New York on May 7th and university hackathons like HackIllinois (University of Illinois), HackPrinceton (Princeton University), HopHacks (John Hopkins University) and UofTHacks (University of Toronto) amongst others, as stated by the company in its press statement.
Suman Das, Category Head for .TECH said, “This is the first of many milestones for .TECH, we are excited about the demand we are seeing and the feedback received from our partners and clients is very encouraging. With new technologies and the startup era getting stronger every day, we expect to increase our growth rate in the coming future.”
Radix offers rich and memorable Internet addresses and has successfully launched 7 new domain extensions including .online, .tech, .space, .website, .press, .host, .site and will soon be launching .store.