Hello, I'm Michael.
Investor, traveller, speaker and founder and CEO of Domain Magnate.
I’ve been involved in various internet based businesses since 2004 and quickly graduated from building, promoting and monetizing websites to buying and selling them. Domain Magnate was born out of the growing market for website buyers and sellers, and currently aims to enable sellers to exit their businesses fast. We often buy business ourselves within just several days of receiving the inquiry, to help the owners quickly transition to their next venture and avoid having to deal with the pain of selling your business (and anyone who tried it knows the frustration very well). We later continue to manage these businesses internally or resell them directly to our buyers. Other services include consulting on exit strategy and acquisitions.
My other interests include an expanding portfolio of revenue generating websites and online businesses, that consists mostly of ecommerce, affiliate and content based websites.
I trade domains (although in recent years less actively) and often visit and speak at domaining conferences. The portfolio includes many 4 letter .com domains, other short, 1-2 word .com and cctld domains, with a focus on end user sales.
In addition to traditional investments in real estate, stocks and bonds, cryptocurrency and startup investments have been a growing interest as well, especially with the recent booming popularity of bitcoin and blockchain based technologies. I’m a firm believer in the future of blockchain and smart contract based applications, which are likely to change the way large centralized businesses operate over the next few decades.
I also travel often, having visited over 50 countries, and lived in 4, speak 4 languages and am a health and fitness enthusiast, a fide master in chess, and a fan of history and philosophy. Follow the Blog, where I plan to share recent updates and thoughts, and contact me to get in touch and learn more.