French telecommunications company Orange is to invest 75 million euro ($85 million) in Nigerian e-commerce group Africa Internet Group (AIG) and become a shareholder, the two companies said on Tuesday.
Africa Internet Group (AIG) has secured €225 million ($245 million) in funding from investors including US bank Goldman Sachs, South African telecoms giant MTN and German startup incubator Rocket Internet.
Jovago, Africa’s largest hotel booking portal, has appointed Kushal Dutta as the Managing Director of Jovago Nigeria.
In economic terms Nigeria is best known as Africa’s largest economy and its number one oil producer, but unlike many other African countries, travel and tourism comes far down the list of GDP contributors.
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Marek Zmyslowski is the CEO and Managing Director of Lagos-based Jovago. Jovago is an online marketplace that connects travellers across Africa with hotels. Jovago enables customers to secure hotel rooms through an online platform that is faster, cheaper, and easier than the alternative of making a phone call.
Africa Internet Group (AIG) recently moved its office to Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. The new office houses six of AIG’s ventures, namely Easy Taxi, Lamudi, Carmudi, HelloFood, Kaymu, and Jovago.
Africa Internet Group (AIG), the leading internet group in Africa, has moved its office to Yaba, housing six of its ventures in Nigeria – Easy Taxi, Lamudi, Carmudi, HelloFood, Kaymu, and Jovago.
Nigerian hotel booking platform Jovago sees double-digit revenue growth each month, as it taps into the growing tourism market in Africa, Jovago Nigeria managing director (MD) Marek Zmyslowski has revealed.
Online hotel booking platform Jovago.com has partnered with hotel Price Comparison Site, HotelsCombined.com in a move the firm says will ease hotel search and booking process for travellers around the globe.
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The Managing Director of online hotel booking platform Jovago, Marek Zmyslowski, at the ongoing 3rd EU-Nigeria Business Forum has stated that online businesses have contributed to the growth of the Nigerian economy.
Rocket Internet is planning an initial public offering that could value the technology incubator at around €5 billion, or roughly $6.5 billion.
MTN Group has announced it will invest approximately EUR 168 million into AIG in the next two to four years after acquiring 33.3% of the JV between Rocket Internet and Millicom.