Wednesday, 8 February 2017

eCommerce in Africa and the drivig of the Ghana Economy

Over the past several years, ecommerce has transformed how people buy and sell online. The Internet provides a fast and easy way for people to purchase things without having to visit an actual store. An online store can reach customers anywhere in the world. In fact, online shopping has become so popular that many vendors sell only online with no physical location. Ecommerce also facilitates the purchase of digital media such as downloadable music and movies: with no physical product, vendors can boast truly instant delivery. There are many e commerce companies, and it’s important to understand which of the best eCommerce sites let your online shop flourish as you sell online.

Today's top ecommerce site builders take all of these factors into account for your ecommerce website. Many programs are designed to accommodate the sale of both physical and downloadable products. In addition, online businesses are quickly evolving to face times of economic hardship by offering steeper discounts, flat-rate shipping, loyalty programs, and other perks. Many e-commerce site builders and the best ecommerce platform options make it easy to run promotions and keep your customers happy. Finally, although the boom in online sales has also opened a potential avenue for fraud and scams, site-builders have managed to stay ahead by offering top-of-the-line site protection and payment security to keep the online marketplace as safe as possible.

Global Cloud Computing is a Ghanaian company established to bring about the safety of data centric information through the use of cloud computing. We provide all companies in Ghana with the safety of their critical data so that when there is a data disaster we would seamlessly be able to restore their information without any data loss.
In addition to data safety we seek to make it easy for small to medium enterprises and institutions to be able to give their customers better services, by providing them with VPS servers, physical servers in the cloud as well as rent you space in the cloud to carry out any advertising campaigns that you need at a competitive rate.
Furthermore, we can provide our customers with wide range of software solutions ranging from Microfinance, to customer relation management  tools as well as tools for schools. We deliver a full range of IT Software products and solutions to our customers such as Microfinance, to  customer relational management tools, to include Schools.   


RackAfrica operates the leading carrier-neutral Data Centre in Ghana, offering colocation services, disaster recovery and IT infrastructure solutions to such customers as PortingXS(mobile number portability), Cellulant, IPMC, Votomobile, Ghana Health Service, Dolphin Telecom, BusyInternet and Ecoband. 
Our investments in our world-class tier 3 Data Centre allows our customers to enjoy state-of-the-art security and business continuity without the need to make the high investments in time, money and human resources, and maintain the associated infrastructural complexities of a Data Centre           


Sherlock Nation has developed tremendous products and tools to help you save time and money on products and services that you buy and use everyday. We give people the ability to build a part-time or full-time business by showing others how to save time and money.Don’t google it, Sherlock it! The Sherlock app is opening the door to the huge worldwide market of e-commerce  and mobile commerce to the masses.
This transfer of wealth from physical stores to the Internet constitutes one of the greatest shifts in wealth in our lifetimes. The question is, will only large companies like Amazon,Google Facebook, Ebay, Alibaba and other's profit from this transfer of wealth or will others be able to benefit from this transition. The answer to this question is “Yes” with Sherlock!



IPMC is committed to providing dynamic solutions to the growing IT infrastructure across West Africa. With a workforce of over 600 employees and presence in 24 locations, IPMC is constantly branching out to cater for the increasing IT services demand. In the region itself, it has been able to fuel over 8,000 businesses with support from over 50 global suppliers.
At IPMC, we uphold the principle of honest relationship with clients. To serve our clients best, we combine the dedication of our expert in-house team with sophisticated solutions from major international equipment manufacturers and suppliers.

Codlogic SE Data Mining Services provides businesses with advanced technologies that capture, collate and process data into usable information. Our operational scope includes software solutions, hardware systems and full technology platforms. These target social problems, educational enhancement, business performance as well as provisions for other sectors such as entertainment, health-care delivery, personal safety & security.
We are made from a team of varied industry experts, each experienced in his or her respective areas of training. With over 30years combined professional experiences and expertise, we bring to your business the very solutions thatguarantee optimum output of your business performance. 


Today SMSGH processes about 10.8 messaging requests every second and over 28 million business-critical & subscriber messagesmonthly with more than 7 million mobile subscribers relying on us to inform, alert, notify, transact, interact, monetize and share mobile data

SMSGH has grown since its inception to become a leading SMS messaging and content company with 2012 turnover exceeding GHs5m  and projected to be more than GHc10m in 2013.  With a strong balance sheet and a loan/debt-free finance portfolio, we keep investing  heavily in the future of business messaging and useful mobile content - developing products for mobile subscribers, creating the next generation of products and services and recruiting new talents to help us achieve our growth plans.                   

Kaymu is the largest and safest online marketplace in Africa, where buyers and sellers meet to exchange everything from Fashion to Phones. Launched in various African countries, Kaymu’s vision is to offer both customers and sellers a shopping experience that is convenient, safe and second to none. Kaymu Ghana is a venture of the Africa Internet Group (AIG), which supports some of the leading internet companies in the African region. Founded by Rocket Internet, the AIG’s mission is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship throughout Ghana and Africa at large, and to support the development of a vibrant online culture. AIG’s network currently consists of 10 companies, which are                                                            operating in 15 countries across Africa.

 Tisu is a local daily deals and discounts  website  for the very best that Accra has to offer. We give you an easy & fun way to get huge discounts while discovering new places all across the city. With new deals every 24 hours on restaurants, spas, travel, entertainment & electronics, you   can now discover valuable local experiences at an unbeatable price.

Zoobashop.com is a Ghanaian-owned online retail store that offers an extensive variety of electronics, home appliances, items of fashion etc., at awesome prices. We currently, deliver to all addresses in Accra and Tema, and expect to expand our deliveries’ coverage in the not too distant future. We allow several modes of payment, from the conventional cash-on-delivery to online credit/debit card payments, so paying for the things you buy is easy and convenient.


PaySpace is a scalable, agile, multi-country, 100% cloud-based application that unifies Payroll, HR, Talent, Recruitment, Performance and Time Tracking into a single record. With embedded analytics, manager and employee self-service, and a user experience designed for mobile, PaySpace enables businesses of all sizes to run a compliant best in class people management operation cost effectively. We offer three options,      choose one that best suits your needs and pocket.

 HLM Staffing Solutions is a strategic global talent search provider for the ever changing Information Technology, Life Sciences, and Healthcare industry. We provide short and long term contract  placement, contract-to-hire, and direct placement of professionals.
We have spent the last 9-years to focus on a spectrum of organizations and their specific business needs. We understand that every 
organization has unique requirements and expects a bottom-line result.

Jumia is Africa’s leading online shopping destination. Customers across the continent can shop amongst the widest assortment of high quality products at affordable prices – offering everything from fashion, consumer electronics, home appliances to beauty products. Jumia was the first African company to win an award at the World Retail Awards in 2013 in Paris as the “Best New Retail Launch” of the year.
 
 We aren’t number one. We aren’t number two. We don’t try hard to be noticed because it’s not about us as a business or an organization. It’s about the people we represent. It’s about the barber at the corner of the street, the spot that serves amazing Sunday specials, and the entrepreneur that has a Eureka moment and wants to push their business to the next level. It’s about the small, amazing businesses that usually go unnoticed. We put our effort into getting you and your business noticed. We are your biggest fans. We spend less time shouting about ourselves so we can focus on you and the needs of your business
expressPay is an eCommerce market place and a payment gateway provider. As a market place, expressPay gives consumers real time access to services such as airtime for all the major telcos, Surfline internet, Vodafone broadband, DSTv, GOtv, etc. A few taps on your phone and your service is restored in seconds. expressPay also offers real time payments for services such as schools and hotels with lots of other segments in the pipeline.


 StoreFoundry is a technology startup based in Accra that provides a cloud based e-commerce solution for small and medium enterprises   looking to setup an online store to sell their product and services.Having started operations since January 2015, StoreFoundry has helped  over 100 stores across various sectors sell products online to customers worldwide. 
Clydestone is an indigenous Ghanaian company and first in the IT industry to be listed on the Ghana stock Exchange (GSE). Currently provider of Payment Systems with tailored payment platform for the financial services, telecommunication and the retail sectors.
Bigrace Systems is a wholly Ghanaian owned company, embracing multinational expertise and partnerships to implement cutting edge technological services and solutions to our cherished customers. Bigrace Systems has a proven track record and expertise in providing a whole suite of ICT solutions including Desktop & Application Virtualization, Software Development, ICT Consultancy, Green Technologies and more
This is the directory of women-owned businesses in Ghana. Be found on the internet and grow your business with GWIB Marketplace   Directory.
 Teledata ICT is a privately owned Ghanaian company established in August 2004 with the aim of providing nationwide Internet connectivity in Ghana. We employ over 83 full time personnel in 3 branches nationwide.
Lamudi helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property. Our goal is to empower consumers with the most thorough  information on the market and bring them in direct contact with the agents. Our listings aim at providing you with as much information as   possible and an in-depth insight on each property.
Jovago.com  is Africa’s No1 Hotel Booking Portal and is backed by Rocket Internet, MTN and Milicom. Jovago.com launched operations in    2013 in Nigeria and since then has also opened offices in 12 Sub-Saharan Countries. Currently, company offers more than 200,000 hotels in        211 countries around the world including over 20,000 hotels in Africa
  Spearhead Networks is a value-driven and dynamic information and communication security consulting and design firm with specialization in  wireless networks, anti virus,antispam,Military Grade Flash Drives, content security and network intrusion and prevention solutions. 

  They provide information security solutions that protect users from IT threats and allow enterprises to manage risk, and also offer consulting services      and technical support. Spearhead Networks provides a range of services to meet specific customer needs in ensuring data security.
PWeb Systems Ltd is a wholly owned I.T company incorporated as a limited liability company in 2006. The main objective is to deliver information technology services with customer care as the hall mark.
PWeb has been leading the industry in Software Developments and Implementations, Website Developments, Corporate Productivity Training and System Integration. By our customer orientation and excellent human resource support, we guarantee effective service provision.
Established in 1923, Nielsen is the world’s largest market research company offering continuous and ad hoc research to government and public  sector organizations and leading multinationals, advertising and specialist research industries. Nielsen has a great Reach, Experience and Expertise.

LinkAfrica Consutants is a group of dynamic entrepreneurs with an initial objective to provide IT service and support to the Banking and Telecom sector incorporated.

Established in Ghana in January 1996. Today, Link Africa can boast of a highly professional team with various skills and geared towards secure  payment systems and Telecom value-added services
Bsystems Limited is a Software and Database Management Company offering cutting-edge IT-based business solutions that meet the present and future needs of businesses within the sub-Saharan marketplace.
 Eye Ghana is an events focused media company based in Accra
 The Spirited Hub is a website dedicated to providing online resources for people starting and growing businesses and to all who have great  ideas and need inspiration to achieve them

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