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...

02, June 2015

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

Hotels.ng, Nigeria’s leading hotel booking website, plans to cover most West African countries by the end of this year before venturing to other regions of the continent, but it will not raise any m...

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...

April 2018
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