Jumia Technologies AG (“Jumia”) (NYSE:JMIA), the leading pan-African e-commerce platform, has officially announced its listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
This listing is the result of a team success, and all the Jumia employees across Africa rang the “ bell” at the same time in each country and in New York, this listing being the result of a team success.
Founded in 2012, Jumia started a mission to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa, by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers.
Jumia further empowers businesses to grow, by using its platform to reach and serve consumers across the continent.
Jumia is currently active in 14 African countries with more than 81,000 active sellers transacting online with millions of consumers.
The e-commerce platform directly employs more than 5,000 team members in Africa.
“This achievement has been made possible thanks to the hard work of our teams, the trust of our consumers, as well as the commitment of our sellers and partners.
“All stakeholders deserve credit for this milestone, and we are just at the beginning of a long and great journey.
“We are going to continue to focus on our mission and to work even harder to help consumers, sellers, partners and all stakeholders benefit from this technological revolution.” said Co-Founders and Co-chief Executives, Sacha Poignonnec and Jeremy Hodara.
Jumia is the leading pan-African e-commerce platform active in six regions in Africa, which consist of 14 countries.
The platform consists of the marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, the logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and the payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on the platform in selected markets.
Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use the platform to reach and serve consumers.