A car of your choice available at a fantastic price is anybody’s dream come true. But how to authenticate the genuineness of whether the car is a stolen one or what. What if the money gets blocked and one gets into trouble just by buying a wrong car ? Thankfully Nigerian startup has a heavenly answer to this.
But wait what is Legit car ?
Founded in 2016, Legit car is all about buying a car in the most legit way possible. It aims to solve the problem of vehicle theft in Nigeria by providing automated vehicle theft status check for individuals and business. It is completely dedicated to one and only purpose of never letting an innocent get trapped into illegality by purchasing stolen vehicles. For this to be possible having a good database in the country is a prerequisite.
How does it work ?
The platform works for two categories of users: Individuals and business owners.
For individuals, they just need to visit their website and put in the Vehicle Identification Number/ Chassis Number and they will get the result then and their. Also victims can register about their missing vehicles on the website.
For business owners, they can integrate their services on their websites with the help of referral link. With this, a theft check status can be initiated from their websites.
Named one of the best Justice Innovations in the world by Hiil Innovating Justice, The Hague Netherlands.
Won the Productivity category of the Techpoint Build earlier this year.
They were also in the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme for 2018.
Ministry of Finance featured them last year in the YouWin Connect Enterprise Programme as a business capable of solving a real-life problems.
They have been pretty succesful in their alliance with www.carfacts.ng all vehicles reported reports requested from Nigeria on this site will also show if the vehicle has been reported stolen in Nigeria or not.
Also, they look forward to partner with police. This partnership will enable Police Officers to be able to determine in seconds if a vehicle has been reported stolen through their mobile phones, even without an active internet connection. This will make it impossible to successfully use a stolen vehicle anywhere in the country.
Their vision is spectacular when it comes to scalability. They aim to become the biggest player in the Nigerian vehicle Security Space. They want to be the first thing to come in people’s mind after police of course, before buying a used car.
Hats off to their inexorable and close to life effort.