Andy Higgins

Managing Director:
uAfrica

Andy Higgins is an experienced professional in all aspects of ecommerce including online marketplaces, payments and logistics. He has worked in the ecommerce industry his entire career spanning more than two decades across 5 continents.

Andy founded bidorbuy and was instrumental in starting PayFast in South Africa while also having been involved in the early stages of Takealot.com.

Andy has served on a number of boards including bidorbuy, PayFast, Private Property and uAfrica. A career highlight includes working closely with the Shopify team in Canada to launch the Shopify eCommerce platform in South Africa.

In this talk you Andy will discuss why ecommerce is the next big ‘Goldrush’ and why this is the perfect time to launch an ecommerce offering.