Oumar Basse

Oumar Basse is a Senegalese tech entrepreneur democratizing last-mile delivery in Africa.

He is the Co-Founder and CEO of YOBANTE EXPRESS, an African-based company solving the biggest problem in Africa – the last-mile delivery in upcoming markets. The startup has created a marketplace to connect local couriers with local commerce to optimize domestic and cross-border last-mile delivery.

 

Basse’s Yobante Express is the first logistics start-up in Africa to leverage informal domestic shipment form with a technology platform that enables complete trackability and customer service and reduces the prospect of lost or damaged merchandise.

Basse is no stranger to entrepreneurship, having previously founded several tech ventures, including Nano Air. His strong entrepreneurial spirit has seen him win several accolades, including being named the Best Emerging Entrepreneur in Africa.

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