Go Daddy Acquires Waltham Company

September 19, 2013 10:28 PM
Go Daddy Acquires Waltham Company
" BOSTON (CBS) — The largest provider of domain names in the country is buying a Boston company that specializes in the domain name aftermarket.

Go Daddy of Arizona is acquiring Afternic of Waltham for an undisclosed price.

Afternic specializes in buying and selling domain names.

Go Daddy CEO Blake Irving spoke with WBZ’s New England Business Editor Anthony Silva. play pause Go Daddy Acquires Waltham Company Anthony Silva Download

“We’ve known of Afternic for a really long time and we thought these guys were the best in the world at what they do,” Irving said.

Irving says the domain name market is much like the automobile market place with new and used cars "

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