Wednesday, 6 June 2012
Sabunta – Nigeria’s Biggest Fashion e-Commerce Website Sets To Launch.
Shopping online in Nigeria just got better with Sabunta. Sabunta is an online fashion superstore that offers shoes, clothing and accessories in Nigeria with free delivery. The website www.sabunta.com is launching in less than 6 days with great deals and the largest online selection of today’s top fashion, including your favourite international brands.
Sabunta is made up of an international, diverse & young team with over 6 nationals building a great company from the ground up – along with local expertise. The parent company Rocket Internet (who have invested in major e-commerce websites like Groupon, Zando and where early investors in Facebook) have invested in Sabunta to making it become Nigeria’s biggest fashion e-commerce website launching with over 100 global brands in less than 6 days time.
The team includes two friends that met each other in East Africa last year working on privately-led development inititatives - Anthony Vita, VP Operations, who worked with TechnoServe in Uganda and prior in Investment Banking and Private Equity in New York; and Leonard Stiegeler, Co-Founder and Managing Director, who has started his own charity at the London School of Economics (thestudentinitiative.org).
Also on the team is crop of the best local talent like Onyeka Akumah, Head-Marketing. His most recent role was as Online Marketing Manager at Wakanow.com, E-marketing coordinator for East, West and Central Africa at Deloitte and Webmaster for British Council, Nigeria. Onyeka brings a wealth of both new media and traditional marketing strategies to make sabunta.com the biggest online fashion store in Nigeria.