Lagos - Mobile communication app, WeChat has announced a partnership with 10 startups to help them grow.
The partnership began in July when Wechat announced the 10 finalists of its Ideathon which was organized to select the most interesting ideas from Nigerian businesses and start-ups that can ride on WeChat platform.
Traclist and Pass.NG are the first two companies to hitch a ride on the WeChat platform.
Traclist is an online marketplace with concentration on fashion retail that brings the fashion merchants and buyers together on a secured and convenient platform to transact, while Pass.NG is an examination preparatory and testing platform. The platform aids users prepare for WAEC, NECO, UTME (JAMB) and post UTME to get admission into Nigerian Universities.
Regional Manager for West Africa Idemudia Dima-Okojie disclosed that Wechat helps organizations, businesses and brands reduce the cost to develop a native mobile app, reduce time to market and provides easy access to smart phone users.