Nigeria-based talent solution startup, MyPayJobs, has launched venture to connect indigenous talents to jobs online.
The Co-founder and CEO, Samuel Okechukwu Mathew, on Wednesday, confirmed the development in a statement made available to Ripples Nigeria.
MyPayJobs, which is based in Port Harcourt, is a digital marketplace that seeks to connect buyers and sellers of digital products and services.
According to Samuel, signed up users on the platform can receive and give services to registered and verified freelancers.
Ripples Nigeria gathered that the startup runs an application compatible with Apple iOS as well as Android OS mobile devices.
Speaking on the launch and prospects, Samuel said:
“We are changing the narrative of how African talents get discovered on the internet. We understand how difficult it can be to get a paying job.
“At MyPayJobs, we want to help as many people get their first job such that their confidence level can rise.
“We have recorded impressive numbers since our launch. We have seen talents register from different parts of the country. The market we are playing is capital intensive as funds are needed to be invested in marketing. We are working around the clock to see that we scale.”
Freelancers on the online marketplace include experts in graphics and design, social media management, animation, copywriting, game scene development, sound production, beats production, software development, amongst others.