Konga CEO Sim Shagaya Featured in Forbes

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In a recent Forbes interview, Konga CEO and founder, Sim Shagaya shared his vision for the company. The world leading business news and financial information publication also recognized Konga’s role in the lives of Nigerians today saying, “…everyday, consumers in Nigeria and across West Africa started to log onto for products that they otherwise were purchasing in physical retail stores”…

Excerpts from the interview below:

Chatting with Sim Shagaya is like an intense, super-charged colloquy on doing business….in Africa. “We are the custodians of the dreams of the middle-class of Africa,” Shagaya emphasized repeatedly, as he talked about his fast-growing e-commerce company,, that he founded just 2 years ago, July 2012. With his ambitious goal of making ’the engine of trade and commerce in Africa’, the e-retailer’s dynamic founder and CEO is betting big that Africa is poised to be the next frontier for online retail. “


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