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Marek Zmyslowski , polish born Entrepreneur shares personal stories about why it’s so cool to live and do business in Africa.

Zmyslowski is an experienced entrepreneur and executive, focused on online businesses in Frontier and Emerging Markets.

He co-founded HotelOnline.co – a Hospitality Technology Company, and Jumia Travel – Africa’s Biggest Hotel Booking Portal, with backing from Rocket Internet and Goldman Sachs.

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In 2014 he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine. He is a Lead Mentor at Google’s Launchpad and World Bank’s XL Africa Program.

Marek is also a former snowboard instructor and holds a racing license in motorsports, but his real dream is to be a Stand up Comedian. Hopefully a funny one. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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