GoDaddy sits on sideline for Super Bowl 50

So long Super Bowl 50, there will be no pumped up Danika Patrick, Jean Claude Van Dam doing the splits in mid-air or a supermodel making out with a geek. GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, will put their game day commercials on the sidelines- the first time since 2005, according to AdAge. Elizabeth Driscoll Vice President, … Read more

Finding your secret sauce to success with Betsy Rafael – GoDaddy Women in Tech series

“Everyone’s journey is different. Everyone’s skill set is different. Everyone’s secret sauce to success is different,” Betsy Rafael, GoDaddy Board Member and former Chief Accounting Officer Apple said at the GoDaddy Women in Tech speaker series. Rafeal shared her inspiring recipe about discovering your secret sauce through leadership, collaboration and mentoring.   While not everyone might … Read more

SiteLock develops security WordPress plugin for GoDaddy customers

Small businesses to personal bloggers and everyone inbetween who uses GoDaddy will now have more convenient access to analyzing their site’s security. Website security solutions company SiteLock and GoDaddy have partnered to introduce a new WordPress plugin with their security services for customers. “We’ve [partnered] with SiteLock for a year and a half now and have been … Read more

CEO GoDaddy gets props from Grace Hopper '15 goers

Last year at the Anita Borg Institute Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) in Phoenix the “Male Allies” panel consisting of execs from Facebook, GoDaddy, Google and Intuit was less than well received. It got so bad that the audience started heckling the speakers and Twitter blew up from attendees criticizing how these men … Read more

GoDaddy prevails in Hollywood lawsuit

GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, won a cybersquatting feud that started in 2010 brought on by the Academy of Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) as first reported by Jonathan Stempel of Reuters The Academy accused GoDaddy of bad faith by allowing customers who purchased domains with AMPAS trademarked names such … Read more

GoDaddy acquired public cloud customer base of Apptix for $22.5M

Apptix, a business communication and security solution for mid-market and enterprise customers, cashed a $22.5 million check from GoDaddy for the purchase of their direct public and multi-tenant cloud customer base. Chris Damvakaris, VP of Sales and Business Development, said that Apptix is moving away from email services and was looking for a longer term solution … Read more

GoDaddy's Online Store becomes more secure and Shippo savvy

Today, GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, announced more than a dozen new features added to their online store offerings and streamlined the process for small businesses to complete transactions and deliver products to customers more efficiently. As part of their initiative to help small businesses get known, the company acquired … Read more

.WTF? GoDaddy releases quirky domain gTLDs

Gone are the days of .com’s monopoly over domain name extensions. Now, there are hundreds available for purchase including extensions like .club, .news, and even .wtf. “At GoDaddy we have over 310 [domain extensions] launched so its been a busy year for everyone here,” GoDaddy senior director of product marketing Theresa Geraghty said. “The customers … Read more

CODE, a quest for an inclusive society – interview director Robin Hauser Reynolds & CEO GoDaddy Blake Irving

One could feel the pulsating energy and sense of empowerment fill the room during the prescreening of the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap at the GoDaddy campus. CEO GoDaddy and executive producer of CODE, Blake Irving, hosted the film for his employees followed by a panel discussion with director Robin Hauser Reynolds. Inspired by … Read more