Kaymu Launches Android and Blackberry App in Nepal

Kathmandu, 12 November 2014: Kaymu, the largest online shopping platform in Nepal, has now expanded to mobile with the launch of its Android and Blackberry Mobile application. Kaymu was launched in Nepal in May 2014 and is backed by the Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), the leading online platform in Asia.

Since its launch, Kaymu has quickly become Nepal's fastest growing online marketplace with more than 2,500 sellers onboard and over 200,000 monthly website visits. Kaymu provides a platform for buyers and sellers to virtually interact and make the best deals on a range of products, from smart phones, computers, clothes and accessories, to home appliances and much more. Mobile marketing is redefining online shopping in Nepal, and Kaymu aims to be at the forefront of this innovation by providing the best shopping experience on-the-go. The application has been developed with the vision of making buying and selling online faster and more convenient. Added features enable sellers to take pictures and list their products, and also let buyers purchase a wide variety of products at a glance.

The number smart phone users in Nepal has grown exponentially over the past years. More than 50% of the internet users now access internet through a mobile device (Nielsen report, 2013). To cater to this tech-savvy crowd, Kaymu has introduced its platform on Android and Blackberry phones, providing a more structured and technology-based buying and selling experience at the user's fingertips. The Kaymu App also features unique services to improve its users' experience, such as a shipping fee calculation system to organize a more personalized and cheaper delivery, as well as multiple payment methods in a safe and secure transaction system.

The Kaymu Team is constantly working towards building a world-class online shopping experience on Android and Blackberry, and strongly believes they will be at the forefront of innovation in Nepal. The app, which is completely free, can be downloaded from the Google play store and Blackberry World.

About Kaymu

Kaymu, is the largest and safest online marketplace for emerging market. It connects buyers and sellers to allow them to take advantage of the best deals on an extensive range of products including electronics, books, fashion items, gadgets and even cars. Thanks to a fixed price system, Kaymu guarantees that users will always find the lowest prices on the market.

The Asia Pacific Internet Group

The Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Ooredoo, is the leading internet platform in Asia, supporting some of the top internet companies in the region. Founded by Rocket Internet in 2014, the APACIG's mission is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship throughout Asia Pacific, as well as to support the development of a vibrant online culture. The APACIG's network currently consists of 10 companies, operating in 15 countries.