Nigeria’s first food-only delivery platform, Jise has raised $100,000 angel investment from notable investors including, Backroom Capital — Nigeria, Winston Capital — Ireland, Jonny Enagwolor, Co-Founder Treepz Inc amongst others.
Following the covid-19 outbreak in 2020, the demand for food and groceries delivery services has increased around the world. This new normal has had consumers demanding a better food delivery service in Nigeria, Jise has seized this opportunity to provide a food delivery platform focusing on providing fast and affordable delivery services starting with Lagos.
Leonard Lynch investor at Winston Capital said, "at Winston Capital, we are always looking for the best teams to invest in and at Jise, we see it as a great opportunity to invest in a great team. We are delighted to continue to support the start-up ecosystem in Nigeria with our second investment on the continent".
According to Jise, the product was birthed due to the inadequacies and the problems caused by delivery partners who are multi-category focused that results in unfulfilled or late food deliveries, which then leads to disappointment that invariably threatens brand integrity of most of our local restaurants.
Led by 4 co-founders including; Marvelous Gbenro serving as the CEO, Tokurah Majid as VP Growth & Operations, Ibukun Olasupo as VP Customer Engagement and Jeremy Osazuwa Agbonze VP Technology the company seeks to be the game-changer in the food delivery sector by providing an effective food ordering and food delivery platform that handles delivery & takeout from the best local restaurants at very affordable costs to its consumers.
With its launched in Lagos, Jise has signed up more than 40 restaurant menus on their platform first within the Lekki Phase 1 axis of Lagos. They hope to provide meals within 25 minutes to customers in this axis then gradually expand their community-based model starting with bicycle runners across Lagos in preparation for the holiday season.
How does Jise work?
- Download the Jise food app from your preferred play store, select your favourite restaurant and choose your dish. The app would show the estimated delivery time and total cost.
- After confirming these details, please sit back and wait for your meal to be delivered to you by a runner. The app currently features some amazing restaurants in Lagos and will be adding more across over time.
- You can register to join the platform as a merchant if you have a restaurant that makes amazing delicacies.