- Recently-Launched Marketplace on Fast Growth Track with Expanded Offering and Reach
- Enables Customers to Conveniently Discover and Enroll in Courses, Classes and Leisure Activities Across the UAE
27 August 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Who doesn’t know the feeling of being bored or that urge to enrich one’s life with something meaningful? There are countless possibilities in Dubai but finding the right activity and place can be an arduous task.
Help is at hand though thanks to skilldeer.com, the UAE’s most comprehensive website for learning activities and experiences who have just announced plans for regional expansion across the UAE followed by KSA by Q1 2019 and Bahrain Q3 2019 and an enhanced portfolio designed to help clients broaden their horizons.
The extended offering includes exclusive and unique classes not available anywhere else. For instance, residents of Dubai can sign up for a woodworking course where they learn how to make furniture, an exclusive magic class taught by a famous illusionist or even a 5-day intensive perfume making workshop, to name just a few of the unique learning opportunities available on skilldeer.com
The innovative website, with a 100,000 visitors per month, offers a seamless experience enabling users to browse, discover and book courses, classes, activities and workshops in a number of categories across Dubai.
From cooking and crafting, dancing and diving to fitness and fashion, music and more, the myriad learning opportunities skilldeer.com offers to people of all ages is unparalleled. Coupled with an easy-to-use interface, best-price guarantee and a convenient and secure online booking experience, the site is steadily gaining popularity and currently offers more than 1000 classes.
The highly customized and localized e-commerce platform handpicks and curates professional course providers in each category through a thorough screening process, providing users with access to a wide portfolio of leading institutes and trainers. Industry leaders such as The Arabic Language Centre for foreign language development and Scafa for cooking and culinary are all included in the skilldeer portfolio.
“One of the reasons we started skilldeer is because we know from own experience how much hassle it can be to find a suitable class or instructor. We spend a significant amount of time searching, comparing and vetting our listed partners to put together an unparalleled collection of learning experiences,” said Philipp Tachas, Co-Founder & CEO of skilldeer.
“Our mission is to enrich lives through learning and we are so excited at the initial positive feedback. We are constantly enhancing our website to enable more people to conveniently try out something new, discover their passion, advance their career or simply connect with similar-minded people in their community,” he added.
Orkun Gedik, co-Founder & COO of skilldeer said, “We want to change the way people across the region spend their free time in a day and age where a lot of it is spent on frivolous social media browsing. This is why we have created a digital gateway to a real world of knowledge sharing, connecting and communicating, a world of endless possibilities.”
skilldeer partners with qualified service providers, digitalizes their schedules, optimizes their content and promotes their classes on the online platform, making the booking and enrollment process seamless for both the providers and the users. Customers can conveniently search for the most suitable classes and activities based on their preferences and requirements.
“One of the most popular features on the site is the option for customers to gift one of our courses or classes to their friends and family. What better way to commemorate a special occasion then by bestowing a skill upon a loved one. Not only will it become an asset for a lifetime but likely to be far more appreciated than something short-lived like flowers or a box of chocolates,” added Gedik.
skilldeer.com was recently awarded “Best Digital Product 2018” at the prestigious Etisalat Hello Business Competition. skilldeer was lauded as a new digital platform offering consumers a direct avenue to discover and purchase courses and classes directly from the source through a user-friendly online booking experience.