According to the report Konga beat several other startups in the county to emerge the best via SRWeb (Startup rank on the web) and SRSocial (Startup rank on Social) which also tallies with Alexa.com.
Other startups that made the top ten list are; Jobberman, iROKOtv, DealDey, Tolet, Sturvs,VoguePay, Hotel.ng, Paga and Evansakanno.com. Popular Nigerian forum site Nairaland was not on the list.
Konga.com is an online mall selling phones, electronics,fashion, laptops, blackberry, computers, baby items, books and everything else. The firm recently launched its massive warehouse and countrywide pick-up/delivery points. It also organized Nigeria’s first e-commerce conference and its CEO Simdul Shagaya is on the among discussants at the Customer Centricity Summit 2013 event which began yesterday Oct 8 to Oct 10, 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos.
Shagaya will join other panelists like Okechukwu Eneanya, Chief Operations Officer, Wakanow.com,Tayo Oviosu, CEO, PagaTech and Yemi Odubiyi, Chief Operating Officer, Sterling Bank to discuss “Redefining customer relationships through adaptability, customer collaboration, personalization”.
The summit aims to look at the role of social media platforms to offer different customer service models, how to foster online and mobile solutions for creating the customer feedback loop, using multichannel platforms to develop and improve knowledge management systems and improve personalization and how to convert customer feedback into improved service quality.
Konga.com has also partnered with the Nigerian Blog Awards to honour the country’s top bloggers. Please nominate TechMoran.com October 13th, 2013.