Profile of Jumia, Africa’s biggest e-commerce platform, which has raised $700M, operates in 14 countries, and saw gross sales rise 42% YoY to $682.7M in 2017 (Matina Stevis-Gridneff/Wall Street …)

Matina Stevis-Gridneff / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Jumia, Africa’s biggest e-commerce platform, which has raised $700M, operates in 14 countries, and saw gross sales rise 42% YoY to $682.7M in 2017  —  Tech firm Jumia has drawn backers including Goldman Sachs  —  NAIROBI, Kenya—On safari for the rare African tech unicorn …