.CO Internet Wins International Business Leadership Award in Entrepreneurship

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honors .CO in fifth annual award ceremony

10 NOVEMBER 2011, MIAMI, FL
Summary
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored .CO Internet S.A.S., the official registry operator for the .CO domain, at the Fifth Annual International Business Leadership Awards held on November 8th. Winning an award in the Entrepreneurship category, .CO was recognized as a start-up business of international significance that will positively impact Florida’s economy.

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored .CO Internet S.A.S., the official registry operator for the .CO domain, at the Fifth Annual International Business Leadership Awards held on November 8th. Winning an award in the Entrepreneurship category, .CO was recognized as a start-up business of international significance that will positively impact Florida’s economy.

“Given the increasing importance of entrepreneurship around the world, we are so honored to be recognized by the Miami Chamber of Commerce,” said Nicolai Bezsonoff, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, who accepted the award on behalf of .CO Internet. “We are a company built by entrepreneurs to empower our fellow entrepreneurs to build and grow great businesses online,” said Bezsonoff “so to be acknowledged for our work is incredibly rewarding.”

Offering an increasingly popular domain extension among entrepreneurs, .CO is quickly establishing itself as the web address of choice for innovative businesses and individuals worldwide. Surpassing 1 million domain name registrations in less than one year, the demand for short, credible .CO web addresses continues to boom. Since its global launch in June 2010, a number of world-leading companies including Google, Twitter, Amazon and Overstock have adopted the .CO domain extension, along with hundreds of thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs. With registrations in more than 200 countries, .CO is an entity that transcends borders.

About .CO Internet S.A.S.
.CO Internet S.A.S. is the Registry Operator for the .CO top-level domain.  The .CO domain offers individuals, organizations and businesses a truly global, recognizable and credible web address for branding their online presence. Thanks to leading-edge technology, enhanced security and unprecedented rights protections, the .CO domain is poised to become the world’s next premier web address. For more information about the .CO Registry, please visit www.Opportunity.CO - or follow us on Twitter @dotCO.

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"Given the increasing importance of entrepreneurship around the world, we are so honored to be recognized by the Miami Chamber of Commerce. We are a company built by entrepreneurs to empower our fellow entrepreneurs to build and grow great businesses online." Nicolai Bezsonoff, COO
About .CO

.CO is the domain name of choice for innovators and entrepreneurs all over the world. Since launching in 2010, more than 1.6 million .CO domains have been registered by people and companies in more than 200 countries. From startups and small businesses to big brands and multinational corporations, .CO is where big ideas belong on the Web. For more information about .CO, please visit www.go.co or follow us on Twitter @dotCO.

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