Catchyz: Providing Online Marketplaces for East Africa

On 12 June 2023 at 08:00

Catchyz is a Rwandan-based company that offers a digital platform for buying and selling goods and services as well as advertising jobs, events, and businesses, all completely free of charge.

Their user-friendly platform makes it easy for people to connect and transact with others in their community, without the hassle and fees of traditional marketplaces. With the platform, you can buy or rent a property without the intervention of a third party also known as a commissioner.

Catchyz is expanding its reach in East Africa and whether you’re looking to sell your used items, promote your business, or find local events and job opportunities, Catchyz has everything you need in one convenient place.

The company recently received an undisclosed investment from Reach Holding; an investment group, and it plans to use the funds to expand its operations in Africa in years to come.

The prominent United Arab Emirates (UAE) based investment company specializes in investing in various sectors worldwide.

With a diversified portfolio, Reach Holding invests in companies across multiple industries, including health and beauty, manufacturing, hospitality, education, real estate, healthcare, insurance, and more. With a proven track record of successful investments, Reach Holding is committed to supporting innovative businesses and driving growth in critical sectors globally. As a strategic partner to its portfolio companies, Reach Holding provides valuable resources and expertise to help businesses achieve their goals and succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

The recent investment from Reach Holding will allow Catchyz to expand its operations in the East African region, with plans to offer its online marketplace in other countries in the area. The company aims to provide customers access to a wide range of products and services while contributing to the local economy and supporting small businesses. "We are thrilled to have received this investment and excited to expand our operations in East Africa," said Hammad Muhammad, CEO of Catchyz. "Our goal is to provide customers with a convenient and accessible way to get products/services they need, while also supporting local businesses and contributing to the region’s economic growth.

Catchyz is a subsidiary of a Dubai-based company called Catchyz Holding, and its CEO Mohammad Hammad decided to expand in Rwanda considering several factors including Rwanda’s ease of conducting business, its safety and its internet penetration rate.

The online marketplace offers a range of products and services, including electronics, fashion, health, and beauty products, among others, and you can advertise your business, job opportunities, events, etc on the platform.

Customers can browse and get items, or acquire services through the website or mobile applications, with delivery available throughout Rwanda.

Creating a shop on Catchyz is a straightforward process. Firstly, create an account on the platform by providing your personal and business details. Then, select the option to create a shop and follow the prompts to customize your shop’s appearance and add products or services. Ensure that your product descriptions are accurate and include clear images.

You can also set your shop policies, such as shipping and returns, to ensure smooth transactions. Lastly, you can advertise job openings or apply for job opportunities through the platform’s job board feature. Catchyz offers a user-friendly interface and various marketing tools to help you promote your shop and reach potential customers.

With its online marketplace, Catchyz is quickly becoming a leading provider of quality products and services in the region. As it expands its operations, the company is poised to make a significant impact on the East African economy and the lives of its customers.

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