AfriCarGroup, part of Emerging Classifieds Ventures, an Australian startup, leader in operating online marketplaces for cars and real estate in early-stage emerging markets around the world, managing more than 110 websites in 90 different countries, has launched the first online marketplace for cars in Nigeria, called Carnaija.com.
The online website allows local individual sellers as well as car dealers to easily, quickly and securely sell their vehicles (cars, motorbikes and trucks) using the platform and finding buyers more quickly than before.
With an experience gained through other frontier markets around the world, AfriCarGroup is offering local car dealers a SaaS CRM platform for local car dealers to better manage their inventory as well as their leads, and become more efficient in the way they manage their sales, prospects and customers.
With more than 12
millions cars currently on the
booming business in the
country, as anyone can see
streets of Abuja nowadays. Those
of local second hand cars and
imported ones coming from various
Carnaija.com allows individual local sellers as
professionals to find their buyer
the efficiency of the online platform
ecosystem, including its social network
Sellers can use the website’s different advertising options to promote their listings and sell their goods faster, with a mix of online advertising and social media distribution. Carnaija.com is available for desktop users as well as mobile phone users, as more than 46% of Nigeria’s internet users use it with their smartphones.
With now about 94 million internet users in Nigeria, including more than 12% of the country population on social medias (about 24 million users), Nigerians are more and more using online services to buy and sell goods. Social media users in Nigeria have grown by 26% since January 2018, which shows that the country’s social media development keeps progressing fastly.
Online platforms like Carnaija.com allow local users to get more efficient in buying and selling goods locally, as well as bringing them more transparency in prices, more options and better prices, and bringing more trust in the transaction.
Emerging Classifieds Ventures and AfriCarGroup are operating similar platforms for cars and real estate in other emerging markets around the world, and see the use of these platforms as a global trend.
About Emerging Classifieds Ventures
Emerging Classifieds Ventures is the largest builder and operator of online marketplaces for automotive and real estate in early-stage emerging markets around the world. With more than 110 websites in 90 countries around the world, including Central America, Central and South Asia, Sub Saharan Africa and the Pacific, Emerging Classifieds Ventures is backed by investors experts in that field in Australia, with several rounds of funding and pushed by a team of 100+ people with operators and agents in each country as well as a full time team in its headquarters in Sydney, Australia.