Nigeria delivery startup Kwik has received an undisclosed fund from the founder of French video games company, Ubisoft SA to uplift its operations.
The investment was a personal one made by the founder and CEO of Ubisoft, Yves Guillemot
Commenting on the investment, CEO and founder of Africa Delivery Technologies, Romain Poirot -Leilig said the investment will help the company scale up in Nigeria since delivery platforms have proven ab essential link to Africa last-mile delivery supply chains in the current context.
Kwik has seen good development since it started last year and is about to raise a Series A round.
Kwik is an app-based delivery service that focuses on business to business customers who lack a proper transportation system for their goods and documents.
Other items delivered by Kwik Delivery include food, parcels, shopping goods, groceries, parcels and many more.
Kwik which operates only in Lagos is looking forward to expanding to other cities in the country.
Kwik Delivery operates with a model that differentiates it from other delivery systems. It uses technology to make its delivery process seamless and clear. Customers can track the movement of their deliveries from where it was taken from to the endpoint of customers.
Aside from that, Kwik Delivery recruits delivery drivers known as Kwiksters. The provision of equipment, training, financial services, technology and incentives to ensure was safe and quick delivery.
Kwik Delivery works under the umbrella of Africa Delivery Technologies. It launched in Nigeria last year to compete in the delivery service market, mainly focusing on business to business. Today the delivery business is a developing market that has currently witnessed the introduction of bike-hailing operators.
After 9 solid months of intensive planning and software development on its operations, the startup finally launched in 2019.