BUDGET

PLANTING THE VINE!

Launching a registry is done in 3 stages: 
  1. Technical and organization of the project. It includes: 
    1. The study of the project; 
    2. The Business Plan; 
    3. The technical infrastructure and operating of the project; 
    4. Writing and submission of the application until it is validated by ICANN. 
  2. Submission of the project to ICANN: 131 000 € ($185 000). 
  3. Technical launching of the registry during the first year:
    The cost include: 
    1. Conduct of the « Sunrise periods » at the launching of the project; 
    2. Conduct of the bidding; 
    3. Technical costs; 
    4. Selling domain names through the network of accredited Registrars. 
ICANN annual tax: 17 700 € ($25 000) for 50 000 domain names. Above : 0,15 € ($ 0,2) per transaction/domain name.

COLLECT THE GRAPES!

Each domain name sold to the registrars will cost between 5 up to 20 € / year

There are about 1000 accredited Registrars worldwide.