Wakanow Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2008

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 700


  • Latest Deal Type
  • PE Growth

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 1

Wakanow General Information


Operator of an online travel agency platform intended to bridge the gap and eliminate the barriers and inefficiencies faced by the travel industry. The company's integrated booking portal offers travel services including flights, hotel booking, visa assistance, holiday packages, airport transfers as well and protocol services, enabling travelers with a one-stop platform for planning, payment and travel needs at competitive costs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Corporate Office
  • Plot 8, Elegushi Beach Road
  • Ikate Roundabout, Lekki
  • Lagos
  • Nigeria
+234 0700 000 0000

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Wakanow Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Wakanow Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Lagos, Nigeria
700 As of 2024
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Uppsala, Sweden
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Wakanow Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Travelstart Nordic Private Equity-Backed Uppsala, Sweden 00 000000000000
Barrhead Travel Service Private Equity-Backed Glasgow, United Kingdom 000 000000000000
HolidayMe Venture Capital-Backed Dubai, United Arab Emirates 000 0000 0000000000 0 0000
Trip.me Formerly VC-backed Berlin, Germany 00 0000 000000&0 0000
Trip.com Group Formerly PE-Backed Shanghai, China 00000 00000 00000000000 00000
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Wakanow Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Adenike Macaulay Chief Executive Officer
Olubayode Okubanjo Group Chief Financial Officer
Oyedeji Ojo Chief Technology Officer
Ralph Tamuno Co-Founder & Deputy Managing Director
Mayowa Adebayo Co- Chief Marketing Officer & Consultant
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Wakanow Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Wakanow Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Wakanow Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Oya (Bus Booking app) 01-Aug-2015 0000000000 Internet Software
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Wakanow Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Oya (Bus Booking app) Internet Software Lekki, Nigeria
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Wakanow FAQs

  • When was Wakanow founded?

    Wakanow was founded in 2008.

  • Who is the founder of Wakanow?

    Ralph Tamuno and Obinna Ekezie are the founders of Wakanow.

  • Who is the CEO of Wakanow?

    Adenike Macaulay and Adebayo Adeniji are the CEOs of Wakanow.

  • Where is Wakanow headquartered?

    Wakanow is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

  • What is the size of Wakanow?

    Wakanow has 700 total employees.

  • What industry is Wakanow in?

    Wakanow’s primary industry is Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure.

  • Is Wakanow a private or public company?

    Wakanow is a Private company.

  • What is Wakanow’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Wakanow is 00000.

  • How much funding has Wakanow raised over time?

    Wakanow has raised $40M.

  • Who are Wakanow’s investors?

    Platform Capital (Lagos) and The Carlyle Group have invested in Wakanow.

  • Who are Wakanow’s competitors?

    Travelstart Nordic, Barrhead Travel Service, HolidayMe, Trip.me, and Trip.com Group are some of the 9 competitors of Wakanow.

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