Why Konga could be Africa's answer to Amazon: Shola Adekoya, CEO, Konga

Shola Adekoya, CEO, Konga

Konga.com was founded in July 2012 and started purely as an online retailer selling baby and beauty products. Its growth was rapid, rising 11 times in its first year and four and a half times in its second year. In 2014, Konga opened Seller HQ – Konga’s Marketplace.

Through the platform, business owners could display and sell their items on Konga.com. Since its release, Seller HQ has witnessed a phenomenal growth, with customers now able to find nearly any sort of item on Konga.com, ranging from fashion and phones to computers, kitchen appliances, toys, automotive parts and health products.

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