- Year Selected: 2015
- Age at selection: 22
- Venture: MyAConnect
- Country: Cameroon
- Sector: Technology
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Fabrice Alomo is passionate about solving local problems through the use of technology catered towards the market of the developing world. In 2013, Fabrice dedicated himself to being a full time entrepreneur along with his co-founder with the intention to positively impact people his community, reduce poverty, and create jobs.
The lack of visibility and accessibility of African businesses to a wider market coupled with his desire to see better for the continent lead to the founding of MyAConnect.
MyAConnect is a web platform that aims to digitize trade in Africa through using technology to effect, how Africans buy, sell, and pay. The MyAConnect trading platform digitalizes small businesses which in turn empowers them as most of them do not have huge marketing and advertising budget. More than 120 local businesses can be found on his website. The innovation of MyAConnect can be seen with their AMoney solution which enables people to buy and sell products without the need to have a visa card or bank account.
MyAConnect has 9 employees.
According to Fabrice: “I am a Do It Yourself (DIY) advocate. For me each problem has a solution. If there is no solution there is no problem.”