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lSedo Announces SedoCares Initiative Through a Fundraiser for CHF International

To kick off its SedoCares program, leading domain marketplace raises money to provide clean water in Ethiopia

August 5, 2008; 12:34 PM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., August 5, 2008 –- Sedo, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names, today launched SedoCares, an initiative designed to address social and environmental issues that are affecting our world today.  Sedo will kick off the SedoCares program by raising funds for CHF International to construct new wells in Dhabardulel, Ethiopia.  The wells will make accessing clean water easier for the more than 30,000 villagers in Dhabardulel affected by the severe drought occurring in the region.

“We welcome this tremendous opportunity to give back to the global community,” said Sedo CEO Tim Schumacher.  “Sedo, as part of the SedoCares’ mission, looks forward to utilizing its global resources, services and marketplace to improve the lives of millions around, as well as the environment.”

During the month of August, Sedo will be donating money for every sale that occurs in its marketplace.  Half of the total amount collected at the end of the promotion will be donated toward building wells in Dhabardulel, and the other half will be given at random to a buyer or seller who closed a transaction through Sedo from August 1st, 6 p.m. EST to August 31st, 6 p.m. EST. currently offers more than 14 million domain names for sale through its marketplace and provides domain brokerage, appraisal and monetization services to its members. 

Learn more about this worthy cause and how you can get involved at 

About Sedo

Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 14 million listings. The success of Sedo's model has attracted a global membership base of more than 790,000 domain professionals. Sedo is majority-owned by AdLINK Group (ISIN DE0005490155 / German WKN: 549015), which is part of the German United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031/ WKN 508903). Sedo offers regional versions of its site for the UK (, France (, Germany (, and Spain (

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