Episode 8: Interview with Hotel.ng's founder, Mark Essien

Digital Drift had the opportunity to interview Mark Essien - founder of Hotels.ng - A hotel booking startup focused on the Nigerian market and have just closed $1.2M Series A round. Mark tells us about the hard things that come with building a startup, running out of money and how that became an opportunity to establish a core team of smart and dedicated people who didn't mind working for as little as $200 per month early on. Mark also goes into how hard it is to raise a series-A in Africa at the moment and how he had to talk to over 50 potential investors at some point.Mark shares what the future holds for Hotels.ng and last but not least, where the leveling-up party is going to be :DSay Hello to Mark Essien on twitter (@markessien) and find the best hotels in Nigeria at hotels.ng