Every 2nd domain transaction globally

is handled by Sedo.

Welcome to the world's leading platform for domain buyers and sellers

19 million domains for sale

2 million customers worldwide

700,000 domain sales since the start of Sedo

130 employees in Cologne and Boston

The first address for your online success

Good ideas and great products need the right name – and an internet address. One that is as easy to remember as possible. But what can you do if your desired domain is already taken?

In the pioneering years of the World Wide Web registering suitable names as internet domains was very accessible, but fast forward to today and most web addresses especially the impactful ones are already taken.

As the largest trading platform for “secondhand” domains, we help customers all over the world to find the perfect domain when a preferable domain of choice is unavailable.

We bring hundreds of buyers and sellers together every day – and with a market share of 60%, we are the leading provider in what is referred to as the "secondary market" for already registered or "used" domains.

Welcome to the world's largest domain marketplace.

With over 19 million listed domains and 2 million customers, Sedo is the world's largest platform for the professional trading of web addresses.

Sedo stands for "Search Engine for Domain Offers" and our online platform currently provides not only a convenient searchable domain marketplace, but also extensive services for domain buyers and sellers: from domain parking to value appraisals all the way up to the brokerage and marketing of domains by our professional brokerage team.

Specifically tailored to customers from the internet industry – one of the world's largest distribution networks for registrars (SedoMLS) offers extensive registry services which we use to support owners of Top Level Domains (gTLDs) with the market launch of their new domain suffixes.

Sedo has been a member of United Internet AG since 2001.

Sedo is perfect for...

Sedo for domain buyers

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Sedo – by the numbers

A wide variety of data and domains is closely analyzed at Sedo to ensure that we can provide the best in internet addresses. Review our own numbers to get to know us better.

From startup to industry leader - a unique success story

Within just a few years, Sedo – the "Search Engine for Domain Offers" has developed into the largest player in the secondary domain market with a 60% market share.

  • Matthias Conrad

    CEO

    Matthias Conrad started his career in 1999 as product manager at Vodafone Germany. As a qualified electrical engineer, he worked for Vodafone Egypt and Vodafone Hungary for six years, where he was responsible for product management and customer marketing in the B2B segment until 2011 as Director Marketing. Since July 2011 Matthias Conrad has been working for 1&1 IONOS. He was responsible for the product management for the international web hosting and e-commerce business and most recently as Head of Marketing for the re-branding and brand introduction of 1&1 IONOS. In addition, he completed an extra-occupational MBA at Henley Business School.

  • Barbara Stolz

    CFO

    Barbara Stolz is Sedo's Managing Director of Finance (CFO) since February 2016. She manages the Finance & Controlling, Human Resource and Legal business units. Barbara began her professional career at Metro AG and gained experience within the corporate sector among the areas of finance, controlling and taxation at various large companies. She began working at QSC AG in 2005 as the Head of Invoicing. In 2009, she became the Business Unit Manager of Finance and was appointed CFO in 2013. Barbara has completed vocational training as a publishing company manager and accountant.

  • Paul Martin Fawell

    General Manager, Managing Director of North America

    Paul Martin Fawell has been with Sedo since 2009, and has held the role of General Manager/Vice President of Operations and Finance since August 2011. In his current role, Paul manages day-to-day operations for Sedo's North American office. Paul holds a BA in Business Administration and Information Systems from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to joining Sedo, he worked for AIESEC US, Inc., the world's largest student-driven organization, as Chief Financial Officer.

  • Michael Robrock

    COO Chief Operating Officer

    Michael Robrock is Sedo’s Chief Operating Officer. In the COO role, Michael oversees all customer-facing departments including Sales and Operations. With a solid background in the domain and online marketing industries, Michael is responsible for leading collaborative efforts to drive core focuses including Sedo’s customer experience and maintaining an exceptionally high level of support.

    As an industry insider and domain veteran with 20+ years serving in leadership roles, Michael knows firsthand the intricacies of the domain world and how to deliver a superior customer experience. Michael’s past work experience also includes consulting to various business types. He holds an Applied Sciences Degree from the University of Munich.

  • Dieter Granitzki

    CTO

    As CTO Dieter Granitzki is responsible for overseeing the entire technical infrastructure at Sedo. He has 30 years of experience in IT and software development. His enthusiasm for software development is also coupled with a dialed-in understanding of Sedo’s technical landscape and products both existing and in development.

    Prior to Sedo, Dieter led the development teams at Werkenntwen.de and Affilicon. In addition to the leadership responsibilities of this role, he also oversaw the introduction of DevOps, the development from start to finish of high-volume websites, as well as introducing direct-to-consumer eCommerce services.

  • Christian Voss

    CMO Chief Marketing Officer

    Before starting to work for Sedo in 2013 Christian Voss was initially a Sedo customer. In January 2016, he became Sedo’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and in 2017, he also took on the domain name Brokerage. From the Sedo headquarters in Cologne, he manages the company’s global marketing and PR activities and promotes its international presence. His professional career began as a traffic planner and since 1999 he has been consultant and director of two online marketing and SEO agencies in Cologne. Christian Voss studied in Manchester and Göttingen, and has a master’s degree in geography from the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen.

  • Andreas Schmid

    Head of Product Management

    Andreas is Head of Product Management at Sedo. In his role he is responsible for the development of the Sedo Marketplace, Services for Domain Owners and Domain Parking. His focus is to help domain owners succeed in monetizing and selling their domains as well as helping potential domain buyers to find the domain name they need. Andreas joined Sedo in 2013 and held various positions as a Product Manager. He has worked as Head of Sales & Marketing in a Couponing Startup before and holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Cologne.

  • Dirk Ochotzki

    Head of Operations

    Dirk Ochotzki began working at Sedo as the Director of Transfers in 2006. He was appointed the Head of Operations in January, 2013. His range of responsibilities includes the Customer Support, Transfer and Security & Compliance teams. He is also in charge of Commercial Services at Sedo. Before coming to Sedo, Dirk gained experience in various mid-level management roles at Sony Belgium and the Netherlands. Dirk studied machine technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Aachen.

Awards Sedo has won

Over the years we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the domain name industry.

Company of the Year 2016

Awarded by TheDomainConference

Broker of the Year 2016

Awarded by TheDomainConference to Dave Evanson

Best Aftermarket Platform 2015

Awarded by the World Domain Day

Broker of the Year 2014

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C. to Dave Evanson

Best Domain Marketplace 2014

Awarded by Domainer's Choice Awards

Broker of the Year 2013

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C. to Negar Haiikhani

Best Overall Domain Solution 2013

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C.

Broker of the Year 2012

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C. to Dave Evanson

Best Overall Domain Solution 2012

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C.

Most Innovative Company for Domain Names 2012

Awarded by Domain Name Wire

Best Overall Domain Solution 2011

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C.

Most Innovative Company for Selling Domain Names 2011

Awarded by Domain Name Wire

Best Domain Name Parking Company 2011

Awarded by Domain Name Wire

Best Overall Domain Solution 2010

Awarded by T.R.A.F.F.I.C.

Most Innovative Company for Selling Domain Names 2010

Awarded by Domain Name Wire

Best Online Domain Sales Venue 2010

Awarded by Domain Name Wire

Best Domain Name Parking Company 2010

Awarded by Domain Name Wire

Hubspot

Dharmesh Shah, CTO

"We put a lot of thought into posting valuable content for our customers, partners and even employees, so culturecode.com was a natural place to unveil our own culture code.

We also wanted the ability to easily share the code, and giving someone a lengthy URL or asking them to do a search on our site isn’t very convenient.  On the other hand, a custom domain like culturecode.com is much easier to remember.”

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