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 Naspers Completes Share Swap in MakeMyTrip for Ctrip stake

Naspers confirmed today the completion of the exchange of its stake in Nasdaq-listed MakeMyTrip for a 5.6% stake in Ctrip.com. Ctrip is a Chinese provider...

Naspers Invest in Blockchain Platform DappRadar

DappRadar, a global platform for discovering and analyzing dapps, has announced it has raised $2.33 million in seed funding. The investment was led by Naspers,...

Naspers Takes a R1.9 Billion Bet on India’s Social Commerce Startup

Meesho, a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, announced today the closing of a $125 million (R1.9 billion) fundraise led by Naspers, with participation from Facebook...

Naspers Leads R422m Funding Round for EdTech Startup Brainly

Brainly, the world’s largest peer-to-peer learning community for students, parents and teachers, has announced a new funding round of $30 million (R422 million) led...

Naspers Plans to List Prosus on Euronext in September

Naspers has announced plans to list Prosus on Euronext Amsterdam along with a secondary, inward listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in South...

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...