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AfricarGroup leads the car-dealers platform in Africa


The leading and largest car marketplaces network in sub-saharan Africa,Africar Group, is now covering a population of more than 800 million people, helping local individuals and professionals buy and sell their vehicles faster and safer than ever, as well as managing their inventories and leads online with a complete SaaS solution.

After raising an undisclosed 6 digits US dollars amount in 2018, from international investors, Africar Group has almost finished its expansion in Africa, with platforms in 40 different countries, is monetizing and improving its business model.

With 10 new platforms launched (Liberia, Mauritania , Comoros , Mauritius , Nigeria, Djibouti, Sudan, Republic of Congo , Central African Republic and Angola), Africar Group is by far the largest operator of automotive marketplaces in Sub Saharan Africa. Its platforms are available in more than 15 different local languages, going far more than just English, French and Arabic, with local languages such as Swahili, Amharic, Somali, Wolof, Yoruba, Hausa, Kinyarwanda, Oromo, Igbo and more.

More than just offering a car classifieds or marketplaces model, Africar Group is now beta testing its new version with a full SaaS platform aimed to better service local cars, trucks, bikes and spare parts sellers, ranging from individuals to semi professionals and professionals. Users are now able to manage their business online, including their inventory, as well as managing their leads, coming from various channels (websites, social medias, messaging apps and offline marketing campaigns. It will offer many paying services such as SMS campaigns and more.

About Africar Group 
Africar Group is the first car classifieds platform in Africa, covering 800 million people in 40 different emerging markets excluding Maghreb area and South Africa. Backed by international investors with three rounds of funding and pushed by a team of 100+ people with operators and agents in each country as well as a full time team in its headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

Africar Group is also offering for its visitors, potential car, truck and bike buyers, in partnership with local companies, insurance and financing options, in order to complete the whole customer journey. Africar Group has generated amongst the best qualified leads for some insurance companies in Africa in terms of conversion rate.


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