The panorama in the world of apps is getting more and more complex, the recent departure of delivery company iFood and the departure of mobility app Beat from Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Chile and Argentina on December 7 do not look good. Now added Jokr’s departure from Bogota and Colombia.
The online markets app will cease its operation in Colombia and will focus on the regional market as it is located in Mexico, Peru and Chile.
The departure from the nation’s capital ends the company’s closing date since 2022; the latest is that of Medellín in November, the third of the year, as it has also abandoned its presence in Barranquilla and Bucaramanga.
Arriving in 2021 as of January 27 and Orders submitted within 15 minutes will stop working in Bogotá.
company confirmed Time It has decided to end its activities in Bogotá, which means its exit from the Colombian market.
“We will continue to focus on our larger-scale markets to ensure our path to profitability and self-sustainability. We are confident in our value proposition that is unique in Latin America and remain optimistic about the new year,” they said.
The company, which has the financial support of global investors such as HV Capital and Tiger Global Management, as well as the well-known funds of the region, Monashees, Kaszek and SoftBank, added that they invest deeply. We are grateful to the team, our customers and the local communities for your unwavering support.
The company confirmed that the shutdown meant the departure of approximately 200 corporate and operational employees who would receive the corresponding compensation in accordance with the law.
“We have already informed our users that the last day of service for our app in Colombia will be January 27, and right now, we run a special sale with offers for all users who give us confidence. We will also support our employees during the transition process,” he said.
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