Guinea’s Boubacar Diallo Connects Businesses with Digital Freelancers

By : Melchior Koba

Date : mercredi, 22 mai 2024 11:15

His goal is to help businesses and individuals boost their ventures. To achieve this, he has launched several initiatives, including a freelance platform.

Boubacar Diallo (photo) is a Guinean-born computer engineer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Jamaa, a startup dedicated to helping businesses and individuals recruit top African digital talent for their projects.

Founded in 2021, Jamaa is a marketplace that connects companies with skilled freelancers on demand, offering services in various digital fields. The platform features professionals in graphic design, digital marketing, telemarketing, writing and translation, software development demonstrations, and programming.

Jamaa also organizes events such as the Jamaa Summit, a conference bringing together investors and entrepreneurs. This year, the summit will be held on May 25 and 26 in France, expecting nearly 1,000 participants, including 20 investment funds, 70 speakers, 16 startups, and 50 exhibitors.

Before Jamaa, Boubacar Diallo co-founded Tutorys, where he served as CTO until 2015. Established in 2010, Tutorys provides online training for using web applications like Twitter, Mailchimp, and Blogger. In 2015, he founded AfrikaTech, a platform promoting African startups and those in the diaspora. In 2020, he co-founded Business Africa, a weekend event focusing on African entrepreneurship, where he served as marketing director.

Boubacar Diallo holds a master's degree in computer engineering from EFREI, a digital school where he graduated in 2009. His career began in 2005 at the Effor training center, where he worked as a sales representative and trainer before becoming president in 2007. In 2006, he was a database developer at Bouygues and later worked as a Java developer at Infotel in 2008.

Melchior Koba



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