Marek Zmyslowski, the co-founder and managing director of, Africa’s largest hotel booking portal has provided seed capital as initial investments in Talking Bookz, Nigeria’s first online retailer of audio books.

Marek who is also bringing his extensive experience of over 8 years in the cyber marketplace will contribute strategic enterprise blueprints to aid the company grow its revenue base.

Talking Bookz which offers access to unique African content and international bestsellers is a startup co-founded by Kolapo Ogungbile and Aransiola Damilola which is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

At present, they have 3000+ international bestsellers on their website and users have the opportunity to purchase and download audiobooks straight onto their devices.

Selected as part of the 30 African Startups that will pitch at DEMO Africa 2015, Talking Books was recently selected as one of the most promising e-commerce ventures in Africa by the Tony Elumelu Foundation.

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