Nigerian mobility tech company, DriveMe, has raised pre-seed funding round.
Investors in the round included Niche Capital, FM Capital, and a few local angel investors. The funding will enable the local expansion and product development of DriveMe.
DriveMe is asserting the launch of a revamped one-stop exquisite platform, particularly developed to centralize access for merchandise and carrier vendors in the logistics and mobility industry. The new platform presents four main products: DriveMe for Business, DriveMe for Individuals, DriveMe for Drivers, and Driver Education.
DriveMe was once constructed as a centralized platform aggregating product and carriers in the logistics and mobility sector throughout Africa for ease of getting the right of entry to users.
The corporation is targeted on driver sourcing, driver verification, and driver pairing for automobile proprietors and fleet operators. Driver training for each amateur and skilled drivers is additionally necessary to the company’s mission, which is why they are digitizing and localizing driver education for Africa.
With a newly improved, seamless, and especially interactive interface, the DriveMe platform presents Individuals and Businesses with access to a number of offerings such as Hiring full-time drivers, Booking on-demand drivers, Driver Payroll Management, Driver Information Management & Verification, Learner & Professional driver training, and more; whilst additionally offering drivers with advantages such as riding job opportunities, fitness & accident insurance, non-stop driver training & development, Microloans, Buy Now, Pay later and savings.
DriveMe, which was founded in 2019, has long gone on to reap a variety of milestones in view of its launch.
Apart from being licensed with the aid of the Federal Road Safety Commission of Nigeria and taking part with the Lagos State Driving Institute, it presently affords right of entry to a pool of over 3,000 drivers, has skilled over 250 amateur drivers as well as 700+ expert drivers, carried out over 700,000 driver journeys and paired over 1,000 drivers with groups and individuals. With operations in Lagos and Abuja, the startup is at the forefront of driver administration and education.
DriveMe has signed partnership agreements with corporations such as Shuttlers, Mecho AutoTech, Octamile, and ImaliPay in order to furnish customers of their platform with seamless entry to mobility merchandise and services.