, the prominent social marketplace in Africa, has announced significant growth and achievements in its operations. Currently, the total value of items available for sale on the platform stands at a remarkable USD 526 million, and it is projected to reach USD 1.5 billion by 2015. With an impressive user base of 3.3 million registered members, including 2 million in Nigeria, as well as a strong presence in Zimbabwe, Uganda, and Ghana, has established itself as one of the largest and most successful mobile social and trusted classifieds platforms on the continent.

Every day, MoboFree members contribute thousands of new classified listings, resulting in an average of 60 million monthly page impressions. Among the most popular categories are phones, tablets, and mobile devices, followed by clothing, fashion, beauty, and electronic devices.

One of the distinguishing features of is its advanced technological platform, which ensures that buying and selling online is accessible to all African users, regardless of the device they use. This includes not only PCs and smartphones but also older phones with smaller screens, commonly known as "feature" phones.

Neringa Kudarauskiene, the CEO and co-founder of MoboFree, emphasized the company's achievements and the vibrant market activity across all the regions they operate in. With Africa being home to six of the world's fastest-growing economies, MoboFree's success reflects the thriving business landscape. Kudarauskiene expressed enthusiasm for the expansion opportunities ahead and the search for new partners to join them on their journey.

MoboFree operates as a social marketplace with a unique focus on user-centricity rather than a purely item-centric approach. It facilitates the exchange of substantial personal information between buyers and sellers, including photos, mutual connections, ratings, and other relevant data that fosters trust and transparency.

Negotiation and communication play a vital role in African culture, particularly during the buying and selling process. MoboFree recognizes this and enables its members to conveniently communicate and negotiate directly within the platform. Whether through private messages or chat features, MoboFree offers seamless interaction. In fact, members exchange over 8 million private messages each month, further enhancing the user experience and promoting successful transactions.

MoboFree's impressive growth and commitment to meeting the unique needs of the African market solidify its position as a leading social marketplace in the region, poised for continued success and expansion.