Zandaux, a revolutionary B2B multi-vendor platform, is poised to transform intra-African trade with its official launch in Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria on December 13th, 2023. Led by CEO Franck Obambi Ngatse, Zandaux aims to connect thousands of trade merchants across the continent, starting with over 5,000 in Egypt and South Africa, 3,000 in Kenya, and 10,000 in Nigeria by the first quarter of 2024.
Kenya, recognized as the East African hub for business and technology, holds a special significance for Zandaux. This strategic prioritization reflects the platform’s commitment to leveraging technology for the benefit of the entire African B2B market. Specifically, Zandaux aims to empower retailers by providing access to factory, producer, and wholesale prices directly, streamlining their supply chains and reducing costs.
Zandaux’s vision extends beyond mere connections. The platform aspires to reshape the continent’s business landscape by facilitating collaboration across the manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, and retail sectors. Their mission statement, “At Zandaux, we’re at the forefront of transforming intra-African trade,” underscores their dedication to forging a new era of economic prosperity across the continent.
Zandaux offers a unique value proposition: a user-friendly, inclusive B2B platform designed for businesses of all sizes. This accessibility ensures that even small and medium-sized enterprises can benefit from the platform’s advanced features, which include:
- Artificial intelligence (AI): Optimizes search capabilities and facilitates targeted marketing.
- Blockchain technology: Enhances security and transparency in financial transactions.
- Zero-friction principle: Streamlines user experience and simplifies operations.
- Cross-border trade functionality: Enables businesses to connect with suppliers and customers across Africa and beyond.
Zandaux’s commitment to innovation and inclusivity is evident in its rapid growth. Since its launch in March 2023, the platform has already onboarded nearly 500 manufacturers and other bulk goods sellers. This impressive feat underscores the platform’s potential to revolutionize the way businesses operate in Africa.
With its innovative approach, ambitious vision, and ever-growing user base, Zandaux stands poised to become a game changer for intra-African trade. The platform’s official launch on December 13th marks a significant milestone in its journey towards building a more interconnected and economically vibrant Africa.