Zandaux Launches in Nigeria, Aims to Redefine Business Connectivity in Africa

Zandaux Launches in Nigeria, Set to Redefine Business Connectivity Across Africa

Zandaux, a B2B marketplace, officially launched in Nigeria, following its success in Kenya. This innovative platform, designed to empower African businesses, offers seamless transactions, fosters collaboration, and tackles market inefficiencies. With its user-friendly interface and commitment to inclusivity, Zandaux has already gained trust.

Experts see it as a game-changer, removing barriers, simplifying cross-border trade, and unlocking vast opportunities for the continent’s growing millennial workforce. The launch event featured industry leaders discussing collaboration, policy, and technology’s crucial role in transforming B2B e-commerce.

Zandaux’s founder envisions the platform as a tool to end poverty and empower communities, aligning with the “One Africa, One Market” vision. Attracting diverse stakeholders, the launch marks a significant step, with expansions to South Africa and Egypt planned for Q1 2024. Zandaux is poised to redefine business connectivity and unlock Africa’s potential.

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Grand Launch in Lagos Marks Official Start of Operations

  • Zandaux, a B2B Multi-vendor Marketplace in Africa, celebrated its launch in Lagos, Nigeria on January 31st, 2024.
  • This follows their successful debut in Kenya two weeks prior.
  • The platform aims to be a pivotal player in redefining business connectivity across Africa.
  • It has already gained trust in Kenya and Nigeria with its user-friendly interface and commitment to fostering a dynamic business ecosystem.

Zandaux: A Beacon of Innovation for B2B Trade in Africa

  • The platform introduces a cutting-edge B2B E-commerce solution designed to empower African businesses.
  • Zandaux is committed to facilitating seamless B2B transactions, promoting collaboration, and driving innovation.
  • Dennis Reumer, the company’s Chief Technology Officer, highlighted their mission to address market inaccessibility and make Zandaux an inclusive global marketplace.

Breaking Down Barriers and Embracing the Digital Revolution

  • Zandaux aims to significantly lower barriers to entry for businesses, enabling easier cross-border payments and addressing logistics challenges.
  • Gabriel Idahosa, President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, sees the launch as a symbolic step towards a more interconnected African marketplace.
  • He emphasizes the vast opportunities presented by Zandaux, especially for the growing millennial workforce in Africa.

Expert Insights on B2B E-commerce in Africa

  • A panel discussion at the launch event featured valuable insights from industry leaders.
  • Tolulope Olukokun, CEO of Thinkbikes Limited, highlighted challenges like logistics and currency exchange, but also the potential of technology to overcome them.
  • Adeshina Adewumi, CEO of Trade Lenda, emphasized the role of technology in transforming B2B e-commerce, especially for small businesses that contribute significantly to Nigeria’s GDP.

Collaboration and Policy are Key for Success

  • Bunmi Kole Dawodu, Lagos State manager of SMEDAN, stressed the need for strong Public-Private Partnerships and government engagement to support Zandaux’s mission and the broader AfCFTA agenda.
  • Branice Mayienga, CEO of Africa Resource Connect, praised Zandaux’s ability to enable real-time communication and access to new markets.

Zandaux: A Formula to End Poverty and Empower Communities

  • Founder and CEO Franck Obambi identified inefficiencies in the African supply chain and presented Zandaux as a solution for affordable and seamless trading.
  • He believes Zandaux can be a formula to end poverty and transform lives, echoing their mission of “One Africa, One Market.”

A Resounding Success and Future Expansion Plans

  • The launch event attracted diverse stakeholders, highlighting the broad impact of Zandaux.
  • The company plans to expand to South Africa and Egypt in the first quarter of 2024.

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