Hotels.ng, a Lagos, Nigeria-based hotel booking platform, raised $1.2m in funding.
Backers included EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund and Omidyar Network.
The company, which had raised $225k in seed funding in 2013 by Lagos-based Spark.ng, intends to use the funds to invest further in its technology capacity and look to expand in Ghana and French West Africa.
Led by Mark Essien, Founder & CEO, Hotels.ng provides an online booking for both tourist and business travellers. It provides detailed information on over 7,000 hotels, including images, price per night, availability, hotel amenities, location as well as a comprehensive user review and rating system.
The company has a network that covers 7,000+ hotels in 21 regions across Nigeria.