Join us on a journey as we dive into the life of Soren von Vashmin.From his noble lineage to his adventures in a lost castle in Northeast Poland. His story takes us from the halls of Frankfurt Airport Authority to his pioneering work in the Seychelles tour operator industry. Along the way, we witness his resilience and ingenuity, which later propelled him through the digital revolution, shaping the web hosting and domain industry.

Our conversation with Soren goes beyond his professional achievements. We explore his strategic moves during the internet boom, his experiences with Confix, and the company’s significant transition under Parallels.

The challenges of the pandemic tested every business, and our discussion with Soren reveals the determination required to navigate such turbulent times. We also learn about his charitable foundation, which emerged during the crisis, showcasing the domain industry’s community spirit.

Our adventure culminates in a behind-the-scenes look at CloudFest, a prestigious event held at Europa Park. We discuss strategic conference planning, the networking opportunities at NamesCon and MSP Global, and the benefits for small businesses attending these events.

Finally, we gaze into the future, considering the potential for innovation in an industry rich with history yet ripe for growth and diversification. We hope you enjoy the episode!

About Jeffrey:
Jeffrey M. Gabriel is the founder of, a boutique brokerage that specializes in acquiring, selling, and appraising domains. With over 14 years of experience in the domain industry, Jeffrey has a proven track record of closing multimillion-dollar deals and delivering exceptional value to his clients.

Jeffrey’s core competencies include remote team management, online marketing, and strategy. He is passionate about helping businesses and individuals achieve their online goals and dreams. He has been involved in some of the most notable domain sales in history, such as,, and He is also a Guinness World Record holder and a frequent speaker and writer on domain-related topics.

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