TechInAfrica – Xente, a Ugandan e-commerce startup founded in 2013, has announced its service expansion to a neighboring country, Nigeria. Through its platform, Xente facilitates global customers to purchase goods from merchants efficiently and securely. The company provides a multiplatform that enable its customer to pay in installments and cashless.
Xente’s CEO, Allan Rwakatungu commented on their expansion to Nigeria, “We are proud to have a second home, nothing makes us happier than to sit in Africa’s fastest growing economy. We are more than happy to provide every Nigerian citizen with a secure, convenient and stress-free online buying experience.”
Xente’s officials said that Nigerian customers will be able to buy airtime with some of Africa’s biggest telecommunications providers, like Airtel Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, and Glo mobile. They can also pay utilities online on the Xente app using Xente wallet, MasterCard, and Visa Card.
One of Xente’s biggest ambition is to become Africa’s largest e-commerce and finance company. In order to reach this goal, the company will keep on improving their service, especially in providing excellent service delivery of relevant products and services for both business and consumers. In addition to its ambitious plan, the company is planning to expand its markets to other African countries by the end of April.
“After Nigeria, Xente shall continue scaling amongst other African countries from Kenya and South Africa to Tanzania before the end of April. We handle our customers with care, which is why we give them value for their money,” said Lyn Tukei, Xente’s Chief Marketing Officer.