Carmudi Wins Best Automobile Portal of the Year in Nigeria
Carmudi, the fastest way to sell and buy cars online, secures 50,000 votes for the win.
Carmudi Nigeria’s fast and revolutionary solution for people looking to sell and buy cars online was awarded the Automobile Portal of the Year at the 2015 Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Distinguished Awards. Organized by Nigeria Communications Week, the award is the biggest industry event that aims to recognize and reward companies who have contributed greatly to the country’s growing e-commerce field. Over 80,000 readers of Nigeria Communications Week participated in voting for all 46 awards categories. The BoICT Distinguished Awards took place April 25, 2015 at the the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos. Executives from Telecom, NCC, NBC and CBN attended and delivered keynote presentations.
Launched in late 2013, Carmudi.com.ng continues to grow rapidly and has over 33,000 car listings available on its site. Fast on its way to becoming Nigeria’s largest and best online vehicle marketplace, Carmudi secured over 50,000 votes to grab the Best Automobile Portal of the Year award.
With more than 170 million people and a GDP growing between 4.5-9% each year, Nigeria is Africa’s largest population and economy. The number of players in Nigeria’s ecommerce space has grown significantly, providing Nigerians with online solutions for all their needs. An annual increase of 30% in Nigeria’s mobile app usage has visibly helped surge Carmudi’s growth in the ecommerce space. Carmudi provides customers in Nigeria with an extremely smooth and hassle-free platform to fulfill all their car related needs be it looking to sell or buy cars, auto news, and car tips.
Christian Keller, the Managing Director of Carmudi Nigeria, who attended the Beacon of ICT Distinguished Awards 2015 on Saturday, commented “We are extremely happy and honored to have won the Best Automobile Portal of the Year title. It shows that our efforts in providing our customers with the best car shopping experience has paid off and is well received by the general public. We would like to thank our customers and voters for making this happen and will continue to expand and improve our services to bring home the same award next year”.
Carmudi was founded in 2013 and is currently available in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, and Zambia. The vehicle marketplace offers buyers, sellers and car dealers the ideal platform to find cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles online.
Africa Internet Group introduces and accelerates the online shift in Africa – for its people and its culture. It is committed to running successful and vibrant internet companies which boost the evolution of African online culture. AIG is the parent group of nine successful and fast-growing companies in more than 30 African countries, accounting for over 3,500 staff. AIG cares about entrepreneurship and brings together all the key elements required to build great companies: team, concept, technology and capital. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.