Bboxx is a super platform, transforming lives and unlocking potential by providing access to essential products and services across Africa.
Bboxx has built a fully integrated operating system Bboxx Pulse®, backed by an extensive on the ground network to provide goods, services and utilities across Africa. We offer African households, businesses and communities a highly convenient and affordable way to access life changing solutions, through data powered logistics and innovative financing methods.
Bboxx is championing the economic development of Africa, accelerating the transition to the digital economy and creating new markets. We are connecting both underserved rural communities and aspiring urban ones with services including clean energy, clean cooking, smartphones, and cash loans, enabling African consumers to unlock their potential.
Bboxx is positively impacting the lives of more than 2.5 million people in 11 markets, directly contributing to 11 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Bboxx has over 3,000 staff across Africa and offices in the UK and China.
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Co-Founder and Chief Executive OfficerBboxx Ltd
Mansoor Hamayun is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bboxx, a super platform, transforming lives and unlocking potential by providing access to essential products and services across Africa.
Born in 1988 in Pakistan, he was raised in Sweden and studied Electrical Engineering at Imperial College London. While studying, Mansoor met Bboxx’s two other co-founders – Christopher Baker-Brian and Laurent Van Houcke. Through their experiences traveling, they saw first-hand the challenges that communities face without access to energy supplies. In response, Mansoor, along with his two classmates founded a successful student charity, e.quinox, and following university, in 2010, they founded Bboxx.
As CEO, Mansoor leads Bboxx in all aspects of its business – from its head office and engineering lab in London to its factory in China, to distribution from its local shops in over 10 markets.
Mansoor is a member of the YPO. He is a Pakistan-Swedish national with fluent English, Swedish, and Urdu. He resides in London.