There is little transparency or digitization across the informal sector, which creates inefficiencies across many layers of trade from manufacturers to retailers. As a result, they’re not able to fully understand their business operations, access credit, or have reliable fulfillment, and ultimately grow their businesses.
Nigeria’s informal sector market size is around $244B with over 41 million micro, medium and small-scale enterprises.
Sabi is an asset-light B2B e-commerce marketplace and software provider for category-agnostic supply chain actors across informal trade. They’re building a holistic platform that allows others to plug in to offer value-added services like credit, bookkeeping, and advertising to their large database of customers.