Truecaller Announces VConnect Partnership & Appoints Zakaria Hersi to Spearhead its Expansion in Sub-Sahara Africa

  • Truecaller has now integrated VConnect Directory into its app
  • Zakaria Hersi appointed as Director of Partnerships for Africa
  • Truecaller to set up its Sub-Sahara headquarters in Nairobi

Truecaller announced today a partnership with VConnect, Nigeria’s leading business discovery and engagement platform, where Truecaller has integrated VConnect’s Business directory to its app. This allows users to efficiently identify VConnect’s service providers.

Last year Truecaller and VConnect launched Truecaller Priority in Nigeria enabling businesses on VConnect to quickly identify if a call is a potential prospect. Many users searching for businesses on, call the numbers mentioned in their profile. These numbers, which are routed through VConnect intermediate numbers, are marked as ‘Priority’ in the Truecaller app.

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Speaking on the occasion, Naveen Luthra, Director – Growth and Partnerships at VConnect said, “This step of integrating our business listings on Truecaller platform, will further empower SMEs in Nigeria to get more visibility and new customers. This partnership deepens the relationships between two organisations, to bring about digital inclusion of small businesses here.”

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Truecaller further revealed it will be setting up headquarters in Nairobi and has recruited Zakaria Hersi as Director of Partnerships for Africa. In this position, Zakaria is spearheading its expansion in the region where he forges …read more

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Source:: MediaCraft