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Mark Essien is a Nigerian entrepreneur and the founder of Hotels.ng, an online hotel booking platform. He is also the founder of the software development company, Microtraction, and the co-founder of the venture capital firm, Microtraction Ventures. Essien was born in Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria, and attended the University of Calabar, where he studied computer science. After graduating, he worked as a software engineer for a number of companies, including Microsoft, before founding Hotels.ng in 2013. Essien has been recognized for his work in the tech industry, and has been featured in Forbes, The Guardian, and The Economist. He has also been named one of the top 100 most influential Africans by New African Magazine. As of 2021, Mark Essien's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
|Entrepreneur, Software Developer
|43 years old
|18 December, 1980
|Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
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Mark Essien Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Mark Essien's Wife?
His wife is Jenni Naiaretti (m. 2017)
|Jenni Naiaretti (m. 2017)
Mark Essien Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Mark Essien worth at the age of 43 years old? Mark Essien’s income source is mostly from being a successful Entrepreneur. He is from Nigerian. We have estimated Mark Essien's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023
|$1 Million - $5 Million
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On April 8, 2018, Essien married Jenni Naiaretti, who is also a developer.
In 2015, the company secured additional investment funding of $1.2m from international investors EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund, a seed-stage technology fund, and Omidyar Network, the investment vehicle of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
In 2015 Mark made the Forbes list of 30 youngest entrepreneurs in Africa. He has also been nominated for the Nigeria Future awards amongst others.
In 2013, he founded Hotels.ng. Spark.ng made an initial investment of $75,000 and another investment of $150,000.
Mark Essien (born December 18, 1980 in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State) is a Nigerian entrepreneur, software developer and startup investor. He is the founder and CEO of Hotels.ng, one of the first online hotel booking websites in Nigeria. Before founding Hotels.ng, Mark Essien had previously built a file sharing software called Gnumm (acquired by Snoopstar.com), followed by a language learning startup called Ingolingo.