At Dooka, we see the many challenges facing African trade, and Africans’ desire and determination to make Africa a global leader.
We all know that the status quo isn’t good enough. The future of a new generation of trading is not pushing more paper faster. It is the elimination of paper and red tape. It’s embracing the digital revolution to ensure that orders are received faster, goods get shipped faster, invoices get sent instantly, and suppliers get paid faster – with transparency across the entire process.
Dooka is going to power this transformation across the African continent. In 2021, our founders came together to pair deep local know-how and leading international technology to change the way that corporations buy across the African continent. We have a vision of a digitally connected Africa where buyers and sellers can be part of this trade transformation.
We believe that African procurement can be a force for development, a force for change, a force for growth.
Meet the team
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Operations Support Executive
Head of Sales
Human Resources Manager
Professional Services Manager
Head of Marketplace Operations
Head of Project Management Office
Dooka has been built after an extended journey working with B2B procurement
In 2005, our tech platform started as an e-invoice network for the Danish government called EasyTrade (which is still used by 95% of Danish businesses today)
In 2010 the founders formed Tradeshift which has now processed over $1 trillion in transactions in over 50 countries for leading global corporations that include Unilever, DHL and Volvo
Licensed from the same technology, Dooka was born. Dooka expands the platform to a full B2B Marketplace made specifically for the African continent.
Pairing the intuitive buying experience of consumer marketplaces with the controls and integration that enterprises need.
Indirect spend expertise
Focusing on indirects (e.g. laptops, chairs, tables) where enterprises have the most to gain from marketplaces.
Top procurement tools
Giving enterprises access to best-in-class efficiencies, transparencies and savings for indirect procurement.
The technology platform - Tradeshift
Dooka is built on the world leading Tradeshift platform. Tradeshift is a market leader in e-invoicing and accounts payable automation and an innovator in supplier financing and B2B marketplaces Since its inception, Tradeshift has grown to process over $1 trillion of B2B transactions and become a platform of choice for digital procurement. Currently, the platform is used by multinational companies such as Unilever, DHL and Volvo. Dooka has an exclusive license for a B2B marketplace for Africa from Tradeshift. This license comes with integration, development, onboarding and tech support
Our Investors - Oppenheimer Family
For five generations, the Oppenheimer family has been involved in business in South Africa. The family originally ran Anglo American and then De Beers. However, since 2012 the family has reimagined their presence in Africa and remains committed to building successful enterprises and earning profits in such a way as to make a real, lasting and permanent contribution to Africa and beyond. Dooka was directly financially supported by Jonathan and Nicky Oppenheimer
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