South Africa’s 2014 MTN App of the Year Award Winner, VIGO, and Bandwidth Barn Khayelitsha, are partnering to host the 67 websites for for entrepreneurs in celebration of Mandela Day this year. Taking place 18 July, the event will feature 67 township entrepreneurs building websites using VIGO’s system.
These small businesses will be utilising VIGO’s recently launched Design Premium offering. This new system contains “crisp” pre-designed website templates, which range from R1 720 to R2 660 on the VIGO website.
The 67 Websites for Mandela Day event aims to support early-stage entrepreneurs who will require a website. Apart from website creation, VIGO will also be offering web support and insights for the small businesses into creating an online presence. Due to the global online culture, having a business represented online, even with a static page, is an invaluable marketing tool.
VIGO has been making bigger strides in fine-tuning its website building platform. According to Carl Wallace, CEO of VIGO, customers come first:
VIGO’s subscribers are our most valuable asset and as a team we work extremely hard to offer them the most user-friendly experience possible.
The company has been named finalists in MTN’s 2015 App of the Year Awards. VIGO is competing in the following categories: Media & Communications, Development App, ecmmerce, and Business Solutions & Sales. All of these are in the Best Enterprise section.