Nigeria's Raises $1.2 Million

Mark Essien, Founder,

Nigeria’s leading hotel booking website,, has raised $1.2 million from the Omidyar Network, the investment vehicle of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, and EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund, a seed-stage technology fund.

Founded in 2013 by Nigerian entrepreneur Mark Essien, Lagos-based aims to provide affordable, safe and convenient online bookings for Nigerian hotels for both tourist and business travelers. It currently has a listing of more than 7,000 hotels in 21 regions across Nigeria and has facilitated up to two million hotel reservations since its inception.

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