31, January 2014

Hotels.ng: solving the small problems before building Robocop

In the world of VCs and big money, being a small startup with very little funding can be nerve-wracking. With barely US$70 000, Mark Essien got ready to take on an emerging market startup juggernaut w...

28, July 2015

Nigeria’s Hotels.Ng Is Asking Developers To Create An Algorithm That Predicts User Behaviour

Lagos-based hotel booking website, Hotels.ng is organizing a hackathon to develop a machine learning algorithm to predict users who will cancel hotel bookings. “Some users are more likely to canc...

26, May 2015

Nigeria’s Hotels.ng Grabs $1.2M To Expand Listings Across Africa

Hotels.ng, which claims to be the largest hotel booking site in Nigeria, has raised $1.2 million to expand across Africa. Investors include EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund and Omidyar Network, a venture ...

August 2019
01 Aug

Mark Essien On The List of Africa’s 100 Most Influential Young Africans (#MIYA100)

14 Jan

This Is How Mark Essien Thinks Africa Can Lead The World’s Tech Space

08 Aug

African Startup Employs Twitter For Job Applications To Screen, Interview Candidates

28 Jul

Nigeria’s Hotels.Ng Is Asking Developers To Create An Algorithm That Predicts User Behaviour

02 Jun

Interview: Nigeria’s Hotels.ng To Cover Most Of West Africa This Year

26 May

Nigeria’s Hotels.ng Grabs $1.2M To Expand Listings Across Africa

20 Mar

Hotels.ng Offers Nigerians Free Hotel Reservation After Voting On March 28