Green Dot Internet Services (GreenDot), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Computer Systems Limited (SCS), a leading information and communications technology service provider in Asia, has launched an interactive, multilingual e-commerce portal for Clube dos 13. Clube dos 13 is a Brazilian entity which represents the interests of the 20 major football clubs in Brazil. GreenDot was commissioned to create, manage, host and upgrade the interactive portal, hosted at www.clube13.com.sg.
"The award of this contract to build the portal for Clube dos 13 is a testimony of GreenDot's strength in portal services and digital marketing. SCS is pleased that our newly acquired subsidiary, GreenDot, will play a significant role in helping Brazilian football expand to Asia. GreenDot is part of SCS' Interactive Services business, which aggregates portal services, hosting services and digital communities," said Mr Tan Tong Hai, SCS' President and Chief Executive Officer.
Dr F?bio Andr? Koff, President of the Clube dos 13 said, "We are pleased to work with GreenDot, an established portal developer in Singapore, to launch the Clube dos 13 Singapore portal. We were seeking a good partner to develop an interactive, world-class ecommerce portal in English to address the Asian market, as well as assisting us to market this portal to as many people as possible. We believe that SCS and GreenDot will be able to help us achieve our goal of introducing Brazilian football to Asia in a big way."
The partnership has come to fruition with International Enterprise (IE) Singapore playing the ?matchmaker'. Said Mr Ted Tan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, IE Singapore, "We are glad that Clube dos 13 has chosen Singapore as their Asian hub. With a mission to promote the overseas growth of Singapore-based enterprises and international trade, IE Singapore introduced SCS and GreenDot to Clube dos 13 for the provision of an e-portal service based on Clube dos 13's requirements. We are pleased that this linkup has resulted in a successful business partnership between the two. It attests to the professionalism and expertise of Singapore enterprises."
The Clube dos 13 Singapore-based Brazilian football web portal aims to showcase an interactive, world-class e-commerce portal in several languages (English, Arabic, Mandarin and Japanese, and extending to other Asian languages in the future) to address the entire Asia-Pacific and Middle East market.
In addition to news and information about Clube dos 13 and the 20 football clubs it represents, viewers of the interactive portal will have access to exclusive Brazilian football statistics, photo and video galleries containing highlights of Brazilian National Football Championship matches. Online polls and online forums will be available in the future to further the interaction between fans and the football clubs.
There will also be an e-commerce facility with multiple e-payment options to enable purchases of football memorabilia online. The portal will have a single infrastructure featuring a content management system that allows easy updating of content by different parties in various parts of the world, as well as an analytical tool to analyse online visitor behaviour.
GreenDot will help Clube dos 13 to market this portal and assist with tie-ups with commercial entities for joint promotions. "GreenDot has experience and track record in managing portals such as MIW, the lifestyle portal for Singapore's urbane men, ONE.MOTORING, Singapore's premier one-stop motoring portal, and the highly popular Singapore Tourism Portal, www.visitsingapore.com. We will leverage this expertise to provide Clube dos 13 with a quality portal that meet their requirements and also market the Clube dos 13 portal to our existing portal community," added SCS' Mr Tan Tong Hai.
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About Green Dot Internet Services Pte Ltd
Green Dot Internet Services Pte Ltd (GreenDot), a subsidiary of Singapore Computer Systems Limited (SCS), is an innovative e-business company and multi-channel solutions provider, providing services in portal development as well as integrated marketing. Incorporated in 2000, GreenDot is the developer and operator of major award winning Internet portals such as MIW (www.miw.com.sg), the lifestyle portal for Singapore's urbane men, ONE.MOTORING (www.onemotoring.com.sg), Singapore's premier one-stop motoring portal, the Singapore Tourism Portal (www.visitsingapore.com) and CAN (www.can.com.sg), the location-based interactive lifestyle portal.
For more information, please visit www.greendot.com.sg.