|[January 21, 2014]
GoDaddy Creating Small Business Opportunities in Latin America
MEXICO CITY --(Business Wire)--
the Web's top platform for small businesses, is growing its presence in
Latin America by offering customer support with native language
speakers, and launching an entire suite of products to help small
business owners and entrepreneurs thrive online.
With the full suite of GoDaddy products now localized in both Spanish
and Brazilian Portuguese, small business owners can easily get a secure
online identity by purchasing a domain name with SSL certificates and
then build a professional online presence with GoDaddy Website Builder.
GoDaddy now offers localized services and customer experience across
Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico,
Peru and Venezuela.
Leading the vision and strategy in the region, in a newly created
position, is Rafael Fernandez MacGregor as GoDaddy's Vice President of
Latin America, who will be based in Mexico City. MacGregor, a Mexican
national, has spent the majority of his professional�career�in the
region in various industries and as an�entrepreneur. Among other roles,
he started and led Microsoft's (News - Alert) online business in Latin America
and�founded Blue Label Mexico, S.A. (Red Qiubo). MacGregor understands
the opportunities and challenges in what's considered one of the
fastest-growing regions in the world.
"GoDaddy is creating new opportunities for small businesses in Latin
America and making the business of operating a business easier,
especially for the small business owner," MacGregor said. "As a Latin
American entrepreneur, I can tell you from experience, small business
owners are the most innovative and dynamic job creators in the region,
and anyone who has ever launched or run a small business here will tell
you how hard it can be. GoDaddy is determined to help companies build
and maintain an effective online presence easily and affordably."
The GoDaddy mission is to radically shift the global economy toward
small business by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow
and successfully run their own ventures. GoDaddy is giving small and
very small businesses, with one to five emloyees, what they need to
succeed online. Whether it's building a website or managing IT needs to
help them thrive online, GoDaddy can help small business owners in Latin
America and around the world leverage the power of the Internet.
Internationally, GoDaddy is poised to expand into 60 markets in 30
languages within the next 18 months. GoDaddy is also the first domain
registrar to offer the new .UNO domain extensions for the Hispanic and
Latino communities worldwide.
GoDaddy is the world's largest provider of Web hosting, domain names and
new SSL Certificates. GoDaddy operates data center facilities in North
America, Europe and Asia, along with offices in India and Canada, as
well as other cities throughout North America. The privately-held
company is backed by KKR, Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover
To find out more about how to get online easily and affordably, visit: AR.GoDaddy.com
(Peru) and VE.GoDaddy.com
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Contact PR@GoDaddy.com for
a high-res photo of MacGregor
GoDaddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web
hosting�provider and new SSL�certificate provider, focused on helping
small businesses grow�larger.�GoDaddy�provides dozens�of cloud-based
services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by
annual revenue according to 451 Research (News - Alert) (Mass-Market Hosting
Report-Fall 2012) and is the #1 provider of net-new SSL certificates for
2012, according to the�Netcraft, LTD Secure Server Survey. To learn more
about the company, visit GoDaddy.com/PR.
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