Jumia Wiki – Online Marketplace Company

Jumia Wiki – Online Marketplace Company

Description of  Jumia :

Jumia Wiki
Jumia is an online marketplace that enables users to shop for clothes, beauty products, fashion accessories and electronic appliances. Started in Lagos, the company has a presence across 23 African countries. Company is also known as Africa Internet Group.

It has partnered with more than 50,000 local African companies and individuals and is a direct competitor to Kilimall in Kenya and Konga in Nigeria. Started in 2012 in Lagos, the company currently has a presence across 14 African countries.

Jumia is Online Marketplace Company

Overview :

Website : www.jumia.com

Founded : 2012

Founders : Raphael Afaedor, Tunde Kehinde

Number of employees : 3000+

Headquarters : Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Status : Private, Independent Company

Parent organizations : Rocket Internet, Millicom

Jumia Marketplace Company

Awards :

  • 2013 Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria Awards (Online Retail Brand of the Year).
  • Listed among the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Smartest Companies 2017. Ranking 47 on the list, Jumia is the only African company named in MIT’s top 50 smartest companies.
  • Jumia’s platforms are Jumia Travel a hotel booking platform, Jumia Food, a food delivery platform both launched in June 2013. Jumia Deals was launched in April 2015.

    In 2017, Jumia launched Jumia One, an app that enables customers to pay bills such as airtime. The same year, Jumia launched Jumia Pay, a secure payment for people to shop on all Jumia services. This was followed by the Jumia lending program, an initiative that allows its vendors to access business loans. Jumia would later partner with Amadeus technology, to launch a platform that enables people to book flights.

    Jumia Wiki – Online Marketplace Company



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