Online marketplace for hiring artisans and local handymen has recently raised $50,000 in seed funding from non-institutional private investor Yomi Martins. The founder and CEO, Okonkwo Gerald, iterated that the deal was closed in March, but only being announced now for undisclosed reasons.
The funds aim to fill three key points in the company moving forward: growth of sign-ups, customer and userbase, and expansion of locations from Lagos to Abuja.
“This is a step in the right direction. We believe it’s time to increase our customer and artisan base to enable us extend our services to individuals across boards who find it extremely difficult to find these handymen for repairs or installations in Lagos and other cities subsequently,” said Gerald.
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