By Tom Jackson
Ugandan e-commerce startup 2ambale is targeting people between the ages of 21 and 35 with its mobile app, which promises deliveries of orders within one hour.
Founded in 2016, the Kampala-based 2ambale offers a marketplace via web and Android app, which allows users to quickly shop from clothing stores and have their goods delivered – apparently within just 60 minutes.
“We provide a quick and convenient solution to shopping for what to wear from clothing stores around a city at no extra cost,” founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Stephen Mutungi told Disrupt Africa.
“Our vision is to build the world’s model virtual wardrobe. We envision a time when one can come into a city with no extra clothes but rely on our platform.”
2ambale, which is self-funded and charges retailers a 10 per cent commission on sales made through the platform, is targeting young corporate employees between the ages of 21 to 35, as well as visitors to Kampala. It is currently taking around 500 orders per month, and hopes to increase that to 1,000 by early next year.
“Kampala is our first and current market. We intend to expand by replicating the same model for cities like Kigali, Nairobi, Mombasa and more Click here to read entire article