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Naspers’ PayU Enters Southeast Asia Via Acquisition of Red Dot Payment

PayU, Naspers' global FinTech company, is expanding into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to buy a majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot...

Naspers, EQT Ventures Invest R474m in European Micro-Mobility Firm

South Africa’s Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division and EQT Ventures have invested €30 million (R474 million) in Dott, a European micro-mobility company. EQT Ventures...

Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa Named CEO of Naspers South Africa

Naspers has appointed Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to the global Naspers management team as CEO, South Africa. Mahanyele-Dabengwa to report to Bob van Dijk, Group CEO of...

Flush With Cash, Naspers Could Be Shopping For Investment Opportunities

South Africa’s Naspers is likely shopping around for ideal investment opportunities now that the Cape Town-based group has filled up its coffers. The internet technology...

Naspers Delays Listing Of Its Global Internet Assets In Amsterdam

Naspers today announced it has delayed the listing of its international internet assets on Euronext Amsterdam and secondary, inward listing on Johannesburg Stock Exchange...

Naspers Foundry Takes A R30M Bet On SA’s Tech Startup SweepSouth

Naspers Foundry, a R1.4 billion startup fund aimed at boosting the South African technology sector, has taken a R30 million bet on rising tech...

Naspers Unit PayU Buys Turkish Digital Payments Provider Iyzico

PayU, a unit of Naspers, announced today the acquisition of Iyzico – a digital payment services provider and one of the most hotly tipped...

Naspers CEO, Bob van Dijk, Reaped a Cool R28 million in Compensation in 2017

By Staff Writer The Boss of Africa’s Biggest Tech Firm Naspers, Bob van Dijk, Paid R28 million ($2.2 million) in 2017. The highest paid executive was the...

SA’s Naspers Invest R393 million in Brazil’s Movile

By Staff Writer Naspers, Africa’s biggest tech firm, announced late on Thursday that it has invested $30 million (R393 million) in Movile, a mobile marketplaces...

Africa’s Biggest Tech Firm Naspers Prices R13 billion Bond to Fund Acquisitions

Naspers, Africa’s biggest tech and media firm, said on Friday that it has successfully priced a $1 billion (R13 billion) bond. The tech firm, which...

Naspers to Inject R1 billion in ecommerce platform Takealot

by Staff Writer Africa’s tech and ecommerce giant Naspers has injected close to R1 billion in Takealot Online. Naspers said in a statement that the investment...

Is US-based Letgo Likely to Pay Off  for Africa’s Internet Giant Naspers?

by Gugu Lourie Africa’s Internet Giant Naspers’ R1.4 billion gamble into US-based second-hand marketplace app Letgo is an investment that many may have concluded that...

Naspers Invest R306 million in FarmLogs to Revolutionise Farming

by Staff Writer South Africa's Internet giant Naspers has plough in $22 million (R306 million) in US-based FarmLogs, the leading data science company that helps...

Naspers offloads Allegro for R46 billion

The decision to sell Allegro is consistent with its strategy to find and realise value for its shareholders.

Digital skills education firm Codecademy raises R431 million led by Naspers to fuel further expansion

New York-based Codecademy has secured a $30 million (R431 million) Series C investment led by Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division. By Staff Writer Codecademy’s...