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Cummulative Funding

$3.6B+

Total # of Companies

371

Total Deal Count

690

Total M&A Count

21

Total # of Investors

115

List of E-Commerce startups in africa

StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Jumia

Nigeria

Jumia Group is an e-commerce ecosystem that provides innovative, convenient, and affordable online goods and services to consumers.

Corporate

$805,345,200.00

2012

2.

Takealot

South Africa

Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa.

Venture

$211,962,955.00

2010

3.

Twiga Foods

Kenya

Twiga Foods is a business-to-business marketplace platform that sources produce directly from farmers and delivers it to urban retailers.

Series C

$145,650,000.00

2013

4.

Copia Global

Kenya

Copia Global provides a consumer catalog order and delivery system intended to serve consumers in the developing world.

Series C

$103,000,000.00

2012

5.

Konga

Nigeria

Konga Online Shopping is a Nigerian online shopping website selling books, home appliances, mobile phones, groceries, and others.

Series C

$79,500,000.00

2012

6.

Tekkie Town

South Africa

Tekkie Town owns and operates a chain of sport and lifestyle shoe stores in South Africa.

Private Equity

$65,000,000.00

2001

7.

Opontia

Egypt

Opontia is the next-generation consumer holding group in the Middle East & Africa.

Series A

$62,000,000.00

2021

8.

MaxAB

Egypt

MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers in Egypt’s most under-served geographies.

Series A

$61,200,000.00

2018

9.

Brimore

Egypt

Brimore is a parallel distribution platform allowing local suppliers have nationwide coverage through a network of distributors.

Series A

$40,356,000.00

2017

10.

Homzmart

Egypt

Homzmart is an online home furniture/Goods shopping platform in Egypt.

Venture

$39,300,000.00

2018

11.

VendEase

Nigeria

Vendease is a Nigerian online marketplace for Africa's food service businesses.

Debt Financing

$33,325,000.00

2019

12.

Capiter

Egypt

Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings FMCGs, wholesalers & merchants to the same platform

Series A

$33,000,000.00

2019

13.

Zando

South Africa

Zando is an E-commerce retailer offering footwear and fashion brands.

Venture

$23,690,500.00

2011

14.

Jiji

Nigeria

Jiji is an online marketplace that enables buyers and sellers to meet and exchange goods and services.

Series C

$21,000,000.00

2014

15.

Jabu

Namibia

JABU is a B2B marketplace offering tech-route-to-market development and merchandising for FMCG brands in undeveloped areas.

Series A

$18,200,000.00

2020

16.

Cartona

Egypt

Cartona is one of the fastest growing B2B e-commerce marketplaces in Egypt

Series A

$16,500,000.00

2019

17.

Alerzo

Nigeria

Alerzo is a B2B e-commerce retail startup based in Ibadan, Nigeria.

Series A

$16,025,000.00

2019

18.

DPO Group

Kenya

DPO Groups is making businesses grow by processing all types of payments, online and offline.

Private Equity

$15,000,000.00

2006

19.

Rabbit

Egypt

Rabbit is an Egypt-based startup which aims at disrupting the eCommerce niche

Pre-seed

$11,000,000.00

2021

20.

Afrikrea

Côte D'ivoire

Afrikrea is a platform to discover, buy, and sell African fashion, arts, and crafts.

Seed

$8,254,000.00

2013

Jumia

Founded

2012

Overview

Jumia Group is an e-commerce ecosystem that provides innovative, convenient, and affordable online goods and services to consumers.

Last round

Corporate

Total raised

$805,345,200.00

Employee

1001-5000

Takealot

Founded

2010

Overview

Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$211,962,955.00

Employee

10001-5000

Twiga Foods

Founded

2013

Overview

Twiga Foods is a business-to-business marketplace platform that sources produce directly from farmers and delivers it to urban retailers.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$145,650,000.00

Employee

51-200

Copia Global

Founded

2012

Overview

Copia Global provides a consumer catalog order and delivery system intended to serve consumers in the developing world.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$103,000,000.00

Employee

251-500

Konga

Founded

2012

Overview

Konga Online Shopping is a Nigerian online shopping website selling books, home appliances, mobile phones, groceries, and others.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$79,500,000.00

Employee

1001-5000

Tekkie Town

Founded

2001

Overview

Tekkie Town owns and operates a chain of sport and lifestyle shoe stores in South Africa.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$65,000,000.00

Employee

251-500

Opontia

Founded

2021

Overview

Opontia is the next-generation consumer holding group in the Middle East & Africa.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$62,000,000.00

Employee

2-10

MaxAB

Founded

2018

Overview

MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers in Egypt’s most under-served geographies.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$61,200,000.00

Employee

11-50

Brimore

Founded

2017

Overview

Brimore is a parallel distribution platform allowing local suppliers have nationwide coverage through a network of distributors.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$40,356,000.00

Employee

11-50

Homzmart

Founded

2018

Overview

Homzmart is an online home furniture/Goods shopping platform in Egypt.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$39,300,000.00

Employee

11-50

VendEase

Founded

2019

Overview

Vendease is a Nigerian online marketplace for Africa's food service businesses.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$33,325,000.00

Employee

11-50

Capiter

Founded

2019

Overview

Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings FMCGs, wholesalers & merchants to the same platform

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$33,000,000.00

Employee

501-1,000

Zando

Founded

2011

Overview

Zando is an E-commerce retailer offering footwear and fashion brands.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$23,690,500.00

Employee

101-250

Jiji

Founded

2014

Overview

Jiji is an online marketplace that enables buyers and sellers to meet and exchange goods and services.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$21,000,000.00

Employee

501-1000

Jabu

Founded

2020

Overview

JABU is a B2B marketplace offering tech-route-to-market development and merchandising for FMCG brands in undeveloped areas.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$18,200,000.00

Employee

51-200

Cartona

Founded

2019

Overview

Cartona is one of the fastest growing B2B e-commerce marketplaces in Egypt

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$16,500,000.00

Employee

51-200

Alerzo

Founded

2019

Overview

Alerzo is a B2B e-commerce retail startup based in Ibadan, Nigeria.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$16,025,000.00

Employee

501-1,000

DPO Group

Founded

2006

Overview

DPO Groups is making businesses grow by processing all types of payments, online and offline.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$15,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

Rabbit

Founded

2021

Overview

Rabbit is an Egypt-based startup which aims at disrupting the eCommerce niche

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$11,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

Afrikrea

Founded

2013

Overview

Afrikrea is a platform to discover, buy, and sell African fashion, arts, and crafts.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$8,254,000.00

Employee

11-50

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