|Venture Round, 2/2014 |
eVentures Africa Fund
Launched in 2011, MoboFree has become one of the largest mobile social and trusted classifieds platforms in West Africa with three-million registered users generating an average of 65-million page impressions each month. According to Opera State of The Mobile Web, MoboFree is in the top ten sites in Nigeria and Malawi, and in the top five in Zimbabwe.
|Launch Date||January 1, 2011|
|Tags||marketplace, mobile, africa|
Mobile-first social network-marketplace to share love, friends and stuff. Launched only 2 years ago MoboFree already has more than 3 mln. registered members, mostly from Africa. According Opera State of Mobile Web MoboFree is top 8th site in Nigeria, top 5th in Zimbabwe and top 9th in Malawi. As the biggest part of African users are using featured phones - MoboFree is adopted for simple featured phones and well localized according to needs/culture/browsing habits of African users. Project is based on the idea of collaborative consumption and allows for African users to meet new people living nearby and exchange/sell/buy stuff.