Afrikrea, an e-commerce platform for African products, changed its name to Anka and managed to raise $ 6.2 million in a pre-Round A funding round. Now, the total investment of the company is worth $ 8.1 million since its inception in 2016.
In its statement, the company said that “the development coincides with its rebranding – rebranding to Anka and strengthening its all-in-one solution to sell anywhere, ship globally and receive payments. quickly “.
He added: “The new capital will be deployed to develop Anka’s mobile e-commerce infrastructure, SaaS, allowing effortless global access for its retailers, as well as investing in the development of additional products” .
Since its inception, the company has expanded its retail base including vendors from 47 African countries. It claims a transaction portfolio of more than 35 million USD in 174 countries around the world.