some key events for that country's
domain industry. One of largest of
those was registrar eName's
10th Anniversary Event held this
past weekend (on Saturday, December 5,
2015) in Xiamen.
With the help of eName's event staff,
George was kind enough to have some photos
and highlights from the party put
together for us to share with you.
That report - in their own words
and photos (with some minor
grammatical changes to better fit the
English translation) - is below:
One Hundred Famous Chinese Domain
Investors Get Together at eName’s
10th Anniversary Thanks Meeting
has become a big domain country.
Chinese investors have gradually
become the backbone of the global
domain industry. eName Technology
Co., Ltd. (eName) is a
nationally famous domain registrar
located in beautiful Xiamen,
a city well known as the capital of
domains in China where the domain
investment market has become much
hotter this year. On
December, 5, 2015, eName hosted their 10th
anniversary thanks meeting - “A
Domain, A Dream” - in Xiamen.
Over one hundred famous Chinese domain
investors gathered together for the
first premier event of China’s
domain industry over the past decade.
known as China’s“ Domain
King”, Cai Wensheng attended
this meeting. Cai Wensheng is a famous
angel investor and the president of
Meitu. As the fourth largest
mobile Internet company in China the
number of Meitu users follows
only Baidu, Alibaba
and Tencent Meitu also
releases a self-portrait smartphone Meitu
Kiss that has great sales in Asia
is great and is especially popular
with female users.
Inc. is China’s first
information classification website and
is known as "China’s Craigs
List". Their President and CEO, Yao
Jinbo, also attended this meeting.
58.com Inc went public on the New York
Stock Exchange in 2013 and completed a
merger with Ganji.com in April
2015. When eName was founded Cai
Wensheng and Yao Jinbo both invested
in eName. Yao Jinbo once said,
“The return on investing in eName
has been the biggest.”
All meeting attendees in Xiamen, China
(December, 5, 2015).
The beautiful hostess
Yao Jianjun (Feiyu.com), Kong
Dejing (eName) and Wu Xinhong (Meitu)
giving the opening speech.
eName President Kong Dejing
speaking at the meeting. He told
hope everyone will take domains as an
honorable and great cause to do in
the next decade.”
In a very interesting comment, Yao
Jinbo of 58.com Inc. told guests,
“The domain industry has great
development space. Comparing to the
investment in vehicles, housing,
domain investment circulates faster,
it also cashes out faster.”
Cai Wensheng of Meitu speaking
at the meeting said, “ If there is a
way we can
have the domain name deep processed by
turning it into a website or matching it
with the trademark to become an IP, then the value is
Kong Dejing, John Xu (4.cn
Founder), Shen Xiaohang (famous
George Hong (Guta.com), Song
Yang （famous Pinyin domain
investor）and Wang Weilin (Tou.com)
discussing domain investment.
A scene from the Live Domain/IP
Auction showing the
Ename account ID number 86666
sold for the equivalent of $13,830.
A wider view of the Live Domain
Above: Logos of attending companies
Editors busy recording and
organizing the meeting.
Four photos of attendees taking a
break for some sightseeing
aboard a yacht cruising in the beautiful
sea off Xiamen.
A Laser Show highlighted
meeting After Party
Thanks to the support of all parties,
eName was able to host this premier
event with so many top domain
investors. As a dedicated domain
registrar for ten years, eName ‘s
domain registrations are over 5
million, domain annual turnover
has been long over 1.5 billion RMB
and eName has become the leader of
China’s domain industry development.
thanks to George Hong and eName staff
for providing us with this look at
some of the key faces of the Chinese
domain industry. We expect to be
seeing and hearing a lot more about
them in the future.