Africa Internet Group (AIG), the leading internet group in Africa, has moved its office to Yaba, housing six of its ventures in Nigeria - Easytaxi, Lamudi, Carmudi, Hellofood, Kaymu and Jovago.
Since inception in 2012, AIG has expanded to 26 countries and has created 71 companies in different verticals namely online retail, online marketplace, food ordering, car classifieds, real estate classifieds, taxi hailing, online travel agency and P2P lending marketplace.
In Nigeria, AIG’s network of companies include leading brands - Kaymu, a secure online marketplace where buyers and sellers meet to obtain the best deals for products; Easytaxi a mobile app that connects drivers and passengers; Hellofood, an online and mobile platform where people can order food for delivery from the most popular restaurants in the city; Lamudi, an online real estate marketplace; Carmudi, an online vehicle marketplace; Jovago an online hotel booking service and Jumia an online retail store.
Yaba, a popular area in the Lagos metropolis, houses a cluster of banking, educational and technology institutions.
Yaba has grown to become Nigeria’s e-commerce hub attracting a nest of technology and start-up companies, earning it the name, Nigeria’s Silicon Valley.
The move is one of AIG's efforts to contribute to making Yaba the next technological hub in Africa by building tight links to boost the entrepreneurship drive in the area and securing strategic partnerships to grow the ecosystem.
The company which is backed by three global experts in e-commerce and African markets, Millicom, MTN Group, and Rocket Internet, has a huge commitment to driving entrepreneurship in Africa.
Africa Internet Group (AIG) is the leading Internet Group in Africa. Founded in 2012, it is currently operating in creating 71 companies in different entrepreneurial fields.