Michael Ukpong

  • Current company TradeDepot
  • Location Nigeria
  • Industry Mobility & Supply Chain

TradeDepot is a B2B e-commerce platform that enables retailers to order inventory through multiple channels (Web, Mobile, USSD and WhatsApp) and have it delivered the next day. Since launching in 2018, the company has grown its retailer base and has built out an extensive warehousing and logistics infrastructure, offering a wide catalogue of products. In Q3 2020, it launched a pilot of its inventory financing product and has since disbursed affordable loans to retailers on its platform. TradeDepot is organizing Nigeria’s fragmented retail landscape of 16M informal retailers and wholesalers which account for 90% of the country’s annual $105B retail spend.

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