Mark Essien

Mark Essien

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Founder of, first and largest hotel booking site dedicated to booking hotels within Nigeria.

When Tech Startups In Nigeria Suddenly Got Serious

Before 2014, a lot of tech startups in Nigeria were not actually tech startups. Most were just guy (or a girl) and an app that barely had traction. But because there was nothing else, those startups got reported as startups. That changed in 2014. The guy and the app stopped

Not All Startup Advice Is Created Equal

Advice is like opportunityβ€Šβ€”β€Šonly useful to you when it comes at the right time. Advice at the wrong time is often useless, and sometimes can be downright dangerous. The reason is that you will often ask for advice from authority figures and they are often happy to obligeβ€Šβ€”β€Šand