Ghanaian startup Plendify launches a B2B e-commerce marketplace
Ghanaian startup Plendify has launched a B2B e-commerce marketplace to connect customers with small and large African wholesalers, manufacturers, exporters, and importers.
Plendify is a Pan-African B2B Marketplace for small and large African wholesalers, manufacturers, exporters and importers. The startup also provides a business directory of leading suppliers in Africa and also enables buyers to receive quotes directly on the platform. Suppliers can also buy and sell from each other in bulk, find quality products from trusted suppliers and receive competitive quotes.
According to Plendify co-founder Michael Manirakiza, the startup has so far signed up over 1,000 suppliers, including national Ghanaian brands such as Vitamilk, Bel Aqua, and Tika Mall.
“This has given local buyers a wide variety of choice of high-quality products in major categories such as food and beverage, homeware and appliances, and building and construction,” he said.
“This relatively new platform enables those in the diaspora now to enjoy access to these previously hard-to-reach suppliers. Buyers can now pay with their international cards and track their local deliveries directly in the app or website from anywhere in the world.”
Recently, also entered into a partnership with the Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and the Mastercard Foundation to create an online marketplace to support women and young entrepreneurs promote their products and connect with customers globally.