Densu is a marketplace which aims to provide a platform for small to medium black businesses and entrepreneurs to "share their stories”. Densu allows black businesses to break into new markets and provide unique products to a specific market.
The heart and soul of Densu is the businesses we collaborate and work with: the creative entrepreneurs who use Densu to sell what they make or curate, the manufacturers who partner with Densu seller to help them grow, and the Densu employees who maintain and nurture our marketplace.
There is an African proverb that until the Lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the Hunter. Densu was born in October 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom to fill the need for an online community where unique Black Talents and Businesses could sell their products, creations and merchandise to the Black Market. At the Densu Online Marketplace we write our own stories, our objective is to provide a unique online platform for the best of black talent. We aim to empower talented Black professionals to display their passion and unique products. We provide the platform for our people to write their "own stories”. At the Densu Online Marketplace, we cater for everyone; from your Aunty who doesn’t have a clue how the internet works to your tech savvy cousin who wouldn’t stop snap chatting.
At Densu, we don’t work alone, we are committed to building relationships with bloggers, businesses etc. Some of the businesses, we work with are;
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Densu was founded to provide a platform for black businesses (small, medium & big) to advertise their products and unique talents directly to Black consumer with the UK. Unlike our competitors, we don’t only practise mainstream advertisement but also utilise targeted marketing. Our focus is not exclusively on only the Black Market (African, Caribbean etc) but to the wider UK market.
Yes We Are!! Densu is Black Owned and operated. Our company's founder and owner Bernard Adjei, UKs Young Banker of the Year 2016, who has a special interest in community development through economic empowerment.
Unlike many of our competitors, we dont charge you for listing your products and talents on our platform. A listing lasts until the item is sold. Once a sale occurs, we take a small percentage of 3% transaction fee on the item's sale price and 97% is sent to you.
From jewellery to toys, from stationery to clothing, you can sell to the world whatever the world community needs and wants. The "Densu” categories you can choose from are ever increasing! Although our basic essentials are always in demand, the world is interested in one of its oldest cultures and one of its largest reservoirs for human and natural resources. Find items that cannot be found in stores. Alcoholic beverages, intoxicants, tobacco, unlabeled food products, games of chance promos are not for sale on Densu.
It takes only minutes to start selling products on Densu. Create your Densu, setup your shop and set your location, upload your products, define your return policy and connect your Paypal account. It’s done! Densu provides you with fully flexibility and customisation to create a shop that fits your brand.