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E-commerce for 750 million Middle to Low-Income Africans

Using a mobile application, a network of over 30,000 agents, and seamless logistics systems, Copia provides access to essential products at affordable prices to over 1.6 million customers.
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E-commerce for 750 million Middle to Low-Income Africans

Using a mobile application, a network of over 30,000 agents, and seamless logistics systems, Copia provides access to essential products at affordable prices to over 1.6 million customers.
For Investors
Simplifying

E-commerce for 750 million Middle to Low-Income Africans

Using a mobile application, a network of over 30,000 agents, and seamless logistics systems, Copia provides access to essential products at affordable prices to over 1.6 million customers.
For Investors
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30,000

collection points

Over 1M

customers

Over $6M

Economically Contributed to communities

The potential

Consumer spending accounts for 60% of African economic growth, $680B of which is driven by the middle class alone

750 Million of Africa’s 489 Million mass market consumers are middle to low-income consumers. Copia serves this high growth market that formal retail and e-commerce cannot reach, by harnessing mobile technologies, a network of local Agents and proprietary delivery systems. Copia provides a platform for these consumers to gain access to a variety of products that are delivered at their convenience.

We are uniquely placed to capitalize on key African megatrends: a fast-growing, young population with rising spending power and rapid adoption of mobile services. See how we’re impacting lives & businesses in the region.

Our Process

Copia makes it easy for consumers to order and receive goods. Here's how we do it

what we do

We enable people who may not have access to the internet to make purchases through our digitally enabled agents

We provide access to a previously underserved market of middle to low-income African consumers.
We enable populations who may not have access to internet connectivity to make purchases through our digitally enabled agents and where this is not possible, our frequently updated print product catalogues provide the solution.
With this, our m-commerce platform uniquely positions us to be resilient in the growing market while extending to uncovered regions.

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The Numbers

Facts and figures

Copia founded in 2013 to serve middle to low income African consumers

Over 600 employees as of January 2022

Uganda office Launched in May 2021

Just under 30,000 Agents who serve as ordering & delivery points

77% of Copia Agents are women, contributing to the financial well-being of their communities

Serving over 1M+ Customers Today

More than 30% increased income for Agents while enhancing foot traffic to their shops

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$83.5M in series A, B & C funding secured

Delivers to 22% Kenya’s middle to low-income population

Contributing $6M+ economically in the communities we serve

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