This is part of GoDaddy’s expansion into the MENA region, with a focus on Egypt, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia, it announced during a virtual media roundtable
Web hosting company GoDaddy is teaming up with Startups Without Borders to launch an online training program enhancing knowledge and skills among entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
This is part of GoDaddy’s expansion into the MENA region, with a focus on Egypt, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia, it announced during a virtual media roundtable.
Supporting Egypt’s Vision 2030 to empower youth and implement digital transformation alongside the initiative, GoDaddy reinforced its commitment to providing education for increased digitalization.
With over 20 years of experience supporting entrepreneurs looking to start a business or digitalize their own, GoDaddy showcased how the company is leveraging its extensive knowledge and milestones with the Egyptian market during the round table.
The partnership with Startups Without Borders entails launching “Start and Grow Online with GoDaddy” training, that aims to educate 500 entrepreneurs and small businesses owners from across the MENA region.
This will focus on building an online presence using GoDaddy’s tools and solutions, leveraging Startups Without Borders’ strong network of partners and its community of entrepreneurs, to deliver additional community workshops and mentorship hours.
“GoDaddy is excited to grow in the MENA region, including in Egypt, as it enjoys a large youth population, making it an aspiring market for entrepreneurs with vast opportunities for digitalization,” said Selina Bieber, GoDaddy’s Senior Regional Director for MENA Region,
“According to our GoDaddy survey with Egyptian entrepreneurs, 60 percent of respondents said they intend to build a website, as they think it has proven crucial during the pandemic for reaching new customers and retaining current ones.”
She noted that only around 25 percent of the entrepreneurs surveyed said they already have a company website. Moreover, 81 percent surveyed consider digital adaptation to be very important towards achieving Egypt’s Vision 2030.
“At GoDaddy, we look forward to supporting digitization needs by sharing information about the benefits of being online, in addition to GoDaddy’s easy to use and affordable Website Builder and E-Store online tools, now available in the Arabic language,” Bieber said.