Payporte is a Nigerian founded e-commerce site that taunts itself as Nigeria’s “Preferred Online Store”. Not only are they making their mark online, they have also set up brick and mortar stores where people can walk in and buy items easily.
Their creativity and consistency in improving their product offerings have made them popular in the country.Sponsoring the popular BB Naija 2017 show also didn’t hurt in cementing their reputation as Nigeria’s preferred online store.
This e-commerce giant was founded by Eyo Bassey.Take a look at 5 things you didn’t know about him;
He Attended LAUTECH:
Payporte Owner, Eyo Bassey, graduated from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) where he studied Pure and Applied Physics.
He Got His First Computer at the Age of 17:
It was a gift from his mum who noticed he was interested in IT from a young age.
Mr Eyo Bassey Hawked on the Streets at Some Point:
He lost his father at age 11 so he had to let his entrepreneurial spirit kick in. He is also the firstborn of five siblings.
Payporte’s Owner Funded it from His Other Company:
Payporte is fully funded by Mr Eyo Bassey who made a lot of money from another Business of his- a software company-Rom-Flex.
He is Married:
Yes he is taken. He is married to a beautiful wife and has beautiful kids to show for the union.