Sim Shagaya is a Nigerian netpreneur and business mogul and the founder and former C.E.O of one of West Africa's largest e-commerce website Konga.com. Sim is also the executive chairman of DealDey, a daily deal website.Due to his achievements especially as a netpreneur, he was named in Forbes' list of 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa in 2014 Sim Shagaya was the type of leader you will love to work selflessly with and win with. Beyond giving us erstwhile staff jobs via Konga.com, he made us see possibilities and opened up the opportunities to excel in a new and exciting industry
Sim Shagaya was born in 1975 in Nigeria and raised in a very disciplined way. As the matter of fact he even attended military school and there he got the necessary learning to learn how to follow and how to lead. after the school, Sim Shagaya joined the Nigerian army but it did not take him long to decide that he wants to go beyond the current borders of his world. sometime after that, a young. Konga.com is Nigeria's number one online Shopping destination.We pride ourselves in having everything you could possibly need for life and living at the best prices than anywhere else. Our access to Original Equipment Manufacturers and premium sellers gives us a wide range of products at very low prices. Some of our popular categories include electronics, mobile phones, computers, fashion. We believe in you more than we believe in politicians. This was the message from Sim Shagaya, Nigerian entrepreneur and business mogul and founder of one of West Africa's largest electronic commerce websites konga.com, to young entrepreneurs on the African continent. Shagaya was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Anzisha Prize award gala. The even Business News Konga's Sim Shagaya reignites e-commerce war as he reacts to Jumia's scandal. The founder of @ShopKonga, @SimShagaya has reignited war of 7-years ago with his reaction to the @Jumia_Group scandal of $17.5 million improper orders, inflated figures and U.S class action for false statement claimed to have beren used to deceive investors Konga.com's Sim Shagaya talks about how his company will need to rely on Nigeria's postal service to deliver merchandise ordered on his online shopping site.
Nigerian founder Sim Shagaya is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital. The venture is integrating mobile platforms, SD cards. Shagaya is the founder and CEO ofKonga.com,Nigeria's largest online shopping portal andDealDeyspinoff site. Konga.com, Africa's answer toAmazon.com, is an e-commerce platform that sells goods.
Serial enterpreneur, tech investor and founder of konga.com, Sim Shagaya, after selling off konga.com to Leo Stan Ekeh, is now back with a new startup called uLesson. The tech entrepreneur has raised the sum of $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital for this new startup. This is coming after he had also founded some other startups since the sale of Konga.com. The new venture that Mr. Nigerian entrepreneur and business mogul, Sim Shagaya is back with a new startup — uLesson. The founder and former C.E.O of one of West Africa's largest electronic commerce website Konga.com and the executive chairman of DealDey, a daily deal website, has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital. The venture is integrating mobile platforms, SD cards, culture-specific curriculum. Nigerian tech entrepreneur Sim Shagaya has announced he is stepping down as the CEO of Konga, which is one of Africa's leading ecommerce companies. In an email sent to the company's staff, Shagaya said he is stepping down to assume the role of the chairman of the company's board of directors. Former Konga COO Shola Adekoya has been appointed acting CEO, who will be in charge until in. Inspiring excerpts from Sim Shagaya's letter of intent to Stanford, Harvard and MIT Business schools 15 years ago. 15 years ago I anxiously applied to Stanford, Harvard and MIT Business schools. As part of the process for each, I was required to write an essay around what I intended to do with my life. I. Inspiring excerpts from Sim Shagaya's letter of intent to Stanford, Harvard and MIT. Shola Adekoya, stepped up to lead Konga.com in an acting capacity after the founder, Sim Shagaya stepped down and became chairman of the board at the end of January 2016. The company was said to be searching for a replacement. That search has apparently ended with the board confirming the one it had appointed to take over the reins in the.
Sim Shagaya News | Sim Shagaya Business News One of Nigeria's ecommerce platforms Konga.com has announced it recorded 1440% year on year increase in online revenue during its Black Friday sales tagged Yakata which started on Thursday and ended by midnight on Black Friday giving shoppers more time to shop. Read Post . Nigeria's largest ecommerce site Konga appoints 7thingsmedia to drive. Sim Shagaya: Chairperson: Olusiji Ijogun: CEO: Nick Imudia Nnamdi Ekeh: Industry: Retail: Employees: 700 (January 2015) URL: Konga.com: Alexa rank: 16,882 (June 2019) Launched: 2012 History. Konga was founded in July 2012 by Sim Shagaya, with 20 staff. Shortly after launching in 2012, Konga raised a $3.5 million seed round from Investment AB Kinnevik. The site initially functioned as a Lagos. Based by Sim Shagaya, the person behind Konga, the edtech startup has produced over 3000 richly animated, personalised video studying modules, quizzes and assessments. It has spent a lot of 2019 recruiting movement graphics artists, writers and different employees to create content material at its manufacturing studio in Jos, a city in north-central Nigeria the place Shagaya hails from. Sim Shagaya's 'epic journey' to make Konga.com Nigeria's top online retailer Published by Jaco Maritz on 17 April 2013 One person who knows all about the unique challenges of the Nigerian e-commerce market is Sim Shagaya, founder of Konga.com One person who knows all about the unique challenges of the Nigerian market is Sim Shagaya, founder and CEO of online retailer Konga.com. Launched in July 2012, Konga sells everything from books to fridges to mobile phones. The company's main warehouse is in Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos, while it has sorting centres in Abuja and Port Harcourt. After customers place their orders online.
Ex-Konga boss, Sim Shagaya is now venturing into education with ed-tech startup, 'uLesson. By. Ebuka - March 26, 2019. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Pinterest. WhatsApp. Sim Shagaya resigned as CEO of eCommerce giant, Konga In January 2016. Prior to the establishment of Konga, Sim worked as a banker in South Africa under Rand Merchant Bank.. Founded by serial entrepreneur and founder of Nigeria's Konga, Sim Shagaya, uLesson has built the technology to deploy curriculum-relevant content via smartphones, that allows learners to use the product without concern for internet limitations and costs. uLesson's mobile offering rests on three pillars: academics, media & technology and curriculum content is delivered via streaming and SD cards uLesson, an edtech startup founded by ex-Konga boss, Sim Shagaya has raised $3.1 million in seed funding. The funding round was led by TLCom, with participation from Shagaya.. Founded and officially announced in March 2019, uLesson is a platform looking to leverage technology in making learning more individual-oriented Sim Shagaya is known as the founder of Konga.com, one of West Africa's largest electronic commerce website and also the executive chairman of DealDey, a daily deal website. He is a graduate of George Washington University and Dartmouth College and also holds an MBA certificate after graduating from Harvard Business School. READ ALSO: Akin Alabi Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth & Pictures. . Hajia Bola Shagaya (MON) was born on 10 October 1959, the daughter of Adut Makur a Sudanese seamstress and Emenike Mobo a Nigerian Public.
Simdul Shagaya, also known as Sim Shagaya, is a Nigerian tech entrepreneur who founded the largest electronic commerce in West Africa: Konga.com of which he is currently CEO. Shagaya also occupies the position of he executive chairman of DealDey, a website of daily deal. He is conceived of as one of Africa's biggest business magnates. Born and [ Konga.com, Africa's answer to Amazon.com, is an e-commerce platform that sells goods and services directly to consumers. Shagaya is also the founder & Executive Chairman of DealDey Limited, which offers services and products at discounted prices. In 2013 Shagaya won the All Africa Business Leaders Awards' Entrepreneur of the Year award. The tech geek has learnt that the key to enterprise. Sim Shagaya, founder and CEO of Nigerian e-commerce giant, Konga.com, has resigned from his post as the CEO of the company he founded in 2012, after being appointed as the new chairman by the Board of Directors. In a mail sent to Konga staff, Shagaya said the development came following a visit to the company's investors in Amsterdam Sim Shagaya. 1st February 2016. Share this article. As was recently reported in the news, I have taken up the new position of Chairman of the Board for Konga.com. We looked ahead into 2016 and beyond, and saw the challenges coming with the slower Nigerian economy, given the drop in the price of oil and other commodities, and the expected knock on effect for consumer retail in the country. Nigerian entrepreneur and mogul, Sim Shagaya has stepped down as the CEO of ecommerce giant Konga.com, he is now the chairman of the company's Board of Directors. In his replacement, the company's Chief Operating Officer, Shola Adekoya, will assume duty as the interim CEO until the board appoints a new one
Nigerian entrepreneur and mogul, Sim Shagaya has stepped down as the CEO of ecommerce giant Konga.com, he is OSG Admin. January 27, 2016 . 0. sterling_568_460. Entertainment Entertainment. Top Business Leaders Speak At the 2015 Konga Seller Summit The maiden edition of the Konga Seller Summit held on the 17th of October, 2015 at the Eko OSG Admin. October 23, 2015 . 0. sterling_568_460. Followingpart one's coverage of Nigeria and West Africa's # 1 online retailer Konga.com; founder and CEO, Simdul Shagaya, describing the growth trajectory of his fast-rising company said, our progress so far simply speaks to what happens when you have this incredible focus on the needs of the customer.Retailers manifest the dreams and aspirations of customers Kindly share this postSim Shagaya, chief executive officer, Konga.com, on Wednesday won the award for Entrepreneur of the year 2013 at the CBNC All Africa Business Leaders Awards. Konga.com powered by entrepreneurial spirit offers an unmatched breadth of items to its customers through the Internet and phone and delivering products to their doorsteps while ensuring [ Following part one's coverage of Nigeria and West Africa's # 1 online retailer Konga.com; founder and CEO, Simdul Shagaya, describing the growth trajectory of his fast-rising company said.
Tag: sim shagaya. Joachim MacEbong November 18, 2016. TECHnically: Andela holds a special place in my heart - Celestine Omin . Celestine Omin is a name that will always be associated with. Sim Shagaya is the founder of DealDey, Konga (both strong contenders in the Nigerian e-commerce space) and E-motion Advertising. In this interview, he discussed starting up a technology business in Nigeria, the competition, funding, building a team, and the future of technology (among other things)
Simdul Shagaya, the CEO of Nigeria's largest online mall, Konga disclosed during an interview with Forbes' Farai Gundan that his vision for Konga is to build it as Africa's Alibaba, and of course the biggest online mall in Africa. The Harvard M.B.A graduate, Shagaya revealed that Konga, through hard work, innovation and an all-consuming desire to better the lives of this society through. But Sim Shagaya, one of the key actors in Nigeria's digital tech space since its early-days, is looking to offer an alternative through technology. After a hiatus from actively running a tech.
The company was launched in 2011 by Sim Shagaya, the Founder and Chairman of Konga Online Shopping Limited, owners of Konga.com - one of the largest ecommerce sits in Nigeria. DealDey claims to be the largest online deals platform in Sub Saharan Africa, with over 1 million users, 15,000 active merchants, and 20,000 verified listed businesses. The company has raised over $5 million from AB. Sim Shagaya, Konga's Founder and CEO. Sim Shagaya, Konga's CEO has been tight-lipped about the current funding round. But the spokesperson has said the new cash injection will help the company. Prior to the establishment of DealDey and Konga.com, Sim worked as a banker in South Africa under Rand Merchant Bank. Sim Shagaya-Wikipedia. Omawumi Megbele (born 13 April 1982), known by her stage name Omawumi, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress of Itsekiri ethnicity She is a brand ambassador for Globacom, Konga.com, and Malta Guinness. Omawumi-Wikipedia. In February 2018, Ekeh's. Born in Nigeria, Sim Shagaya is a Nigerian entrepreneur. He served in the Nigerian Army after completing the Nigerian Military School. He is a graduate of George Washington University and Dartmouth College, he also holds an M.B.A. certificate after graduating from Harvard Business School in the early 2000s. He founded Konga.com, an ecommerce site, before selling it to Naspers. He became the.
He takes over from the founder and former CEO, Sim Shagaya, who now serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr Adekoya is a seasoned professional with over 17 years of business and management experience in finance, telecom, logistics retail and transportation across Europe and Africa. As the new CEO, Mr. Adekoya will manage the day-to-day affairs at konga.com and will work with the. Serial entrepreneur, Sim Shagaya has knocked the management of e-commerce company, Jumia, even as he accused it of being complicit in the fraud allegations that have dogged the company. Jumia had rec Tag: sim shagaya. Home Tag: sim shagaya. #MCM: Sim Shagaya. Be Inspired Business and Career Men's Opinion August 17, 2015 0 Comments. Share twitter facebook gplus tumblr mail. Pin It. This week we are crushing on serial entrepreneur and business tycoon Sim Shagaya Aka CEO of online retail giant konga.com. In 3 years, under Sim's direction Konga has grown to become one of the top online. Sim Shagaya has stepped down as the CEO of ecommerce giant Konga.com, he is now the chairman of the company's Board of Directors. In his replacement, the company's Chief Operating Officer, Shola Adekoya, will assume duty as the interim CEO until the board appoints a new one
Today we will be celebrating one of Nigeria's finest and successful entrepreneurs Sim Shagaya, the Founder and CEO of Konga.com, one of the largest online shopping portal in West Africa and the Executive Chairman of DealDey Konga's former CEO, Sim Shagaya, establishes a new company 'uLesson' Posted on March 15, 2019 March 15, 2019 Author see naija Comment(0) Nigerian entrepreneur and former CEO of Konga, Sim Shagaya, took to his Twitter page earlier today to announce an ongoing startup which he can't wait to share to the world Former Konga CEO, Sim Shagaya. The venture is integrating mobile platforms, SD cards, culture-specific curriculum and a network of tutors to bridge educational gaps for secondary school students in Nigeria and broader Africa Visit the post for more. Welcome! Log into your accoun
Konga: I am Sure Sim Shagaya is heartbroken- Jason Njoku. Published. 3 years ago. on. February 5, 2018. By. Peter Oluka . By Jason Njoku (a tribute to Sim Shagaya and his team at Konga) One day, Sim will share the true happenings of what really went down at Konga. I know more than most, but it's not my story to share. For now, let's leave it to the Twitter economists and experts to rake. Sim Shagaya speaks about building the next big thing, Konga - Africa's version of Alibaba. Published. 5 years ago. on. January 12, 2015 . By. Daily Post Staff. Simdul Shagaya, the CEO of. Simdul Shagaya, popularly called Sim served in the Nigerian Army, went to Harvard and then went on to found Konga, one of Nigeria's biggest online shopping websites. Nowadays his interests lie in Edutech and a platform called uLesson Sim Shagaya, Silverberd, Omotola, Femi Awoyemi, Don Jazzy, Atiku and 25 others win big at the Nigerian DotCo Awards. November 27, 2014. Share. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. WhatsApp . Omotola Jalade Ekeinde: Ladun Liadi: Sim Shagaya: The 1st Nigerian DotCom Awards held at the Protea Hotel, Lekki on Sat 22nd of November, 2014 with dignat ories from different sectors of the Internet Economy.
Sim Shagaya worked as a banker in South Africa prior to the establishment of Konga.com and DealDey. After leaving the South African Rand Merchant Bank, he moved to Nigeria and became Google's head for Africa. In 2005, he founded E-Motion, a Lagos-based billboard advertising business Sim Shagaya, CEO of online shopping website, Konga.com won the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award in the CNBC/All Africa Business Leaders Award in West Africa. The CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leader Awards is aimed at celebrating the efforts of bold individuals/African game changers who have shaped business on the continent in 2013. While receiving the award, Sim Shagaya. View Sim Shagaya's business profile as Chief Executive Officer & Founder at uLesson. Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more Konga ex-boss Sim Shagaya, an innovator that's very popular in the Nigerian e-commerce space, has been invited to serve as a member of the Economic Advisory Council of the Executive Governor of Plateau State.Shagaya who has accepted the role announced the development on Twitter a few days ago, citing this is a part of the country he cares about
Founders Sim Shagaya; Operating Status Active; Last Funding Type Series C; Company Type For Profit; Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone Number (809) 460-5555; Konga.com is Nigeria's Online Marketplace. It is among the top three e-commerce sites in the country. Shopping categories on Konga.com include books, home appliances, mobile phones & tablets, office appliances & stationery, groceries. Konga's Former CEO, Sim Shagaya, Establishes A New Company 'ulesson' by sunky97: 12:51pm On Mar 15, 2019 Nigerian entrepreneur and former CEO of Konga, Sim Shagaya, took to his Twitter page earlier today to announce an ongoing startup which he can't wait to share to the world Shola Adekoya has been appointed as CEO of Konga, taking over from Founder and ex-CEO, Sim Shagaya, the Nigerian online shopping company has said By Sim Shagaya. The 4th Industrial Revolution and Ecommerce As was recently reported in the news, I have taken up the new position of Chairman of the Board for Konga.com. We looked ahead into 2016. Konga.com appoints new CEO By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria Nigeria's largest online mall company, Konga Online Shopping Limited, has announced the appointment of Mr. Shola Adekoya as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He takes over from the founder and former CEO, Sim Shagaya, who now serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors
How Konga.com was founded. 10:44; Unknown; Great Start-ups; No comments; Konga was founded in July 2012 by Sim Shagaya, with 20 staff. Shortly after launching in 2012, Konga raised a $3.5 million seed round from Investment AB Kinnevik. The site initially functioned as a Lagos-only online retailer focused on merchandise in the Baby, Beauty, and Personal Care categories, but broadened its scope. It was a night of smiles as the CEO of Konga.com, Sim Shagaya was yesterday recognized for his efforts in?online shopping in Nigeria?as he won the?prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award. 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, Konga.com, that he founded just 2 years ago, July 2012. With his ambitious goal of making Konga.com 'the engine of trade and commerce. Sim Shagaya is a serial entrepreneur with an MBA from Harvard Business School. With several unsuccessful startups under his belt, he is known for two startups - DealDey and Konga.com
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Profile of Dartmouth MEM alum Sim Shagaya, founder of Konga.com Konga Transitioning to Prepay only. In mid-November, Konga.com made a bold step and became a prepay only platform. In recent years, we have explored several solutions for payment and e-commerce in. SeeAlso Digital Nomads: A Nigerian supporting healthcare in the landlocked Republic of Chad | TechCabal Flutterwave launches ecommerce platform and AWS credits for SMEs | TechCabal On the 17th of April, 2020 at 11 AM WAT, TechCabal is holding a one-one-one interview with serial entrepreneur, Sim Shagaya. TechCabal Dwell with Sim Shagaya is the primary [ He also held the role of Public Relations Strategist at Konga.com, Nigeria's largest online marketplace valued at over $50 million. He studied Economics at University Of Lagos before entering the tech space with iROKO Partners Limited, a startup valued at over $20 Million A startup believer with his major motivation being to cause positive changes in the evolving world of technology and. Sim Shagaya, Tech Serial Entrepreneur, Raises $3.1 Million In Seed Funding For Edtech Startup, Ulesson By Aanuoluwapo Olajide 27th November 2019 Some common motivation for entrepreneurs is that: real entrepreneurs are not scared of failure; they fail,..
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