Namecheap is a domain name registrar, which provides domain name registration and web hosting.

Basic Information

Namecheap was founded by Richard Kirkendall in 2000. They are based in Phoenix, Arizona. It is a web hosting provider that offers web plans for shared hosting, WordPress, and e-commerce. They also come with a free domain name registration, WhoisGuard to keep the user’s personal information private, and a robust customer support knowledgebase. They offer high-end hosting options, including VPS as well as dedicated servers as well. Namecheap's VPS plans start at $14.88 for 2 CPU cores, 2 GB of RAM, and 40 GB. Namecheap also offers clearance servers, if a user wants the separation and security of a dedicated server for less. See more

Legal Name


Namecheap, Inc



Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Core Team


Richard Kirkendall

Chief Executive Officer


Matthew Russell

Chief Cloud Officer