Jumia Technologies AG
Company typePublic
IndustryE-commerce, Internet, Retail, Marketplace, Payment, Logistics
Founded2012 (2012)
Lagos, Nigeria.
FoundersJérémy Hodara, Sacha Poignonnec, Tunde Kehinde, Raphael Kofi Afaedor
Key people
  • Francis Dufay (CEO)
  • Antoine Maillet-Mezeray (Executive VP, Finance & Operations)
Number of employees

Jumia is a Pan-African technology company that is built around a marketplace, logistics service and payment service. The logistics service enables the delivery of packages through a network of local partners while the payment services facilitate the payments of online transactions within Jumia’s ecosystem.[1] It has partnered with more than 100,000 active sellers[2] and individuals and it competes at various levels, indirectly with retailers such as Jiji and Maybrands limited, and is a direct competitor to Konga in Nigeria, and Amazon and Noon in Egypt.[3]

  1. ^ "Hesham Safwat, co-CEO, Jumia". 28 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Jumia opens up logistics network to third parties". 6 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Amazon's entry heats up local competition in Egypt - Al-Monitor: Independent, trusted coverage of the Middle East". www.al-monitor.com. Retrieved 21 November 2022.

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