Wakanow’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Wakanow is an online platform that allows users to search and book vacation packages, flight and hotel tickets. Read more

Wakanow is an online platform that allows users to search and book vacation packages, flight and hotel tickets. Read more

Adebayo Adedeji's photo - Interim-CEO of Wakanow

Interim-CEO

Adebayo Adedeji

CEO Approval Rating

63/100

Founded:

2008

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HolidayMe is seen as one of Wakanow's top competitors. HolidayMe was founded in 2014, and is headquartered in Dubai, Dubai Emirate. HolidayMe operates in the Travel Agency industry. HolidayMe generates $60M less revenue vs. Wakanow.

Travelbeta is a top competitor of Wakanow. Travelbeta was founded in 2016, and its headquarters is in Lagos, Lagos. Travelbeta competes in the Application Software industry. Travelbeta has 550 fewer employees than Wakanow.

Hotels.ng is Wakanow's #3 rival. Hotels.ng was founded in Lagos, Lagos} in 2012. Hotels.ng is in the Travel Agency field. Compared to Wakanow, Hotels.ng generates $88M less revenue.

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Growth Score - 1/1

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Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Wakanow

Wakanow Funding History

$40M

Since Wakanow was founded in 2008, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Wakanow has raised $40.0M. Wakanow's funding round was on Dec 2018 for a total of $40.0M

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Dec 2018
$40M

Carlyle Group

Total Funding: $40M

Since Wakanow was founded in 2008, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Wakanow has raised $40.0M. Wakanow's funding round was on Dec 2018 for a total of $40.0M

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Wakanow News

December 21, 2018Wee Tracker

Amidst Rumored Financial Constraints, Wakanow Raises Nigeria's Biggest Non-e-commerce Round Of USD 40 Mn From Carlyle Group

Nigeria-based online travel agency Wakanow has just raised a USD 40 Mn from Global alternative asset ... See more »
June 5, 2018THISDAY

Wakanow Partners Airlines on Summer Deals

Africa's largest Online Travel Agency, Wakanow, has again partnered with key airlines to offer highly... See more »
January 24, 2018PageOne

Wakanow opts for a new payment to cut air fares

Wakanow, Nigeria's largest travel booking website said it has implemented a new payment system that w... See more »
July 24, 2017Yes Africa

15 customers win summer vacations

Nigeria's online travel booking portal, Wakanow has rewarded 15 lucky customers with all expenses pai... See more »
July 14, 2017Yes Africa

Wakanow Rewards Customers with Vacations

Last week, 15 lucky customers on Tuesday received prizes in the Wakanow Bumper Reward Promo organized... See more »
July 13, 2017Marketing Edge Magazine

Wakanow Rewards Winners of Bumper Promo

Wakanow has rewarded 15 of its customers that won in the just concluded Wakanow Bumper Rewards Promo.... See more »
July 10, 2017PageOne

Wakanow rewards 15 promo winners

About 15 lucky Wakanow customers received their reward in the Bumper Promo organized by the Nigeria's... See more »

Wakanow Blogs

October 8, 2020Wakanow Blog

Mombasa: East Africa’s Cultural Melting Pot

Mombasa, Kenya’s second largest city after Nairobi, is a cultural melting pot due to its legacy... See more »
October 5, 2020Wakanow Blog

Best Places to Visit in Ghana

Accra is the largest city in Ghana with just over two million inhabitants. You'll find shops, great f... See more »
October 4, 2020Wakanow Blog

International Students Returning to the United Kingdom

Despite the uncertainties, UK universities are still available to foreign students, even though the a... See more »
October 1, 2020Wakanow Blog

Sports, War & Literary Relics in Manchester

Manchester is known for one things: a perfect place to enjoy the country's favorite sport as the city... See more »
September 29, 2020Wakanow Blog

Glories of London

TOWER OF LONDON Till date this castle is visited every year by more than two and a half million visit... See more »
September 26, 2020Wakanow Blog

Dubai’s Fine Dining Experience

Some of the best restaurants in the world are located in Dubai. These restaurants in Dubai serve almo... See more »
September 24, 2020Wakanow Blog

South African Food Adventure

South African cuisine has many influences including Dutch, French, Malaysian and indigenous cultures ... See more »

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Headquarters

Elegushi Beach Road Plot 8, Ikate Roundabout, Lekki

Lagos, Lagos20721

0-703-009-5727

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Wakanow is an online platform that allows users to search and book vacation packages, flight and hotel tickets. Wakanow was founded in 2008. Wakanow's headquarters is located in Lagos, Lagos, NG 20721. It has raised 40.0M in 1 round. The latest round ...

CEO

Wakanow's Interim-CEO, Adebayo Adedeji, currently has an approval rating of 63%. Wakanow's primary competitors are HolidayMe, Travelbeta & Hotels.ng.

Website

wakanow.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Wakanow

  1. When was Wakanow founded?

    Wakanow was founded in 2008
  2. Who is Wakanow's CEO?

    Wakanow's CEO is Adebayo Adedeji
  3. How much revenue does Wakanow generate?

    Wakanow generates $100M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Wakanow have?

    Wakanow has historically raised $40M in funding
  1. Where is Wakanow's headquarters?

    Wakanow's headquarters is in Lagos Lagos, NG
  2. How many employees does Wakanow have?

    Wakanow has 600 employees
  3. What sector does Wakanow operate in?

    Wakanow is in Tour Operators
  4. Who are Wakanow's competitors?

    Wakanow's top competitors are HolidayMe, Travelbeta, Hotels.ng