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4:30
Wednesday

Naspers-backed start-up Ctrl in digital insurance offensive

The company, founded by three friends, is eager to tap into the many opportunities for digitalisation in the South African insurance landscape.

5:40
22 Nov

Naspers sees bumper e-commerce revenue

E-commerce revenue grew 52% to $4.6 billion, versus a strong performance for the same period last year, outpacing revenue growth at Tencent last year.

5:10

Naspers addresses anti-competitive practice concerns

The global internet group, which owns Takealot, says it will ensure its online businesses fully comply with SA’s Competition Act.

3:50
Oct 13, 2021

Naspers propels M&A activity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Boosted by the $44.1 billion Naspers-Prosus share swap, the value of M&A transactions in the region reached $78.3 billion during the first nine months of 2021.

4:50
Sep 28, 2021

Naspers hunts for tech start-ups with remaining R1bn war chest

This financial year, the company wants to pump about R300 million into burgeoning businesses, with its investment vehicle set to announce a new investment deal before December.

2:30
Aug 31, 2021

Prosus bids $4.7bn for Indian fintech firm BillDesk

The proposed PayU deal will create a financial ecosystem handling four billion transactions annually.

2:40
Aug 10, 2021

Takealot appoints Mamongae Mahlare as group CEO

The appointment follows the announcement that Kim Reid will transition to chairman of Takealot Group during the course of this year.

3:00
Aug 4, 2021

Local insurtech firm Naked gets R160m funding

Naspers, through its early-stage tech investment vehicle Naspers Foundry, leads a multimillion-rand investment in Naked.

2:20
Jul 21, 2021

Naspers pumps R34m into digital insurance platform Ctrl

The company makes its first investment in the local insurtech sector as part of its R1.4 billion commitment to grow early-stage tech companies through Naspers Foundry.

3:00
Jun 29, 2021

SA’s start-up ecosystem achieves major milestone

South Africa becomes the first African nation to rank in the global top 50 of countries in terms of start-up ecosystems, according to a global index report.

3:40
Jun 21, 2021

Naspers’s e-commerce revenue outpaces Tencent

The company posts blowout e-commerce revenue growth of 55% for the year, outperforming the Chinese Internet giant, which posted 28% revenue growth.

2:10
Jun 15, 2021

Prosus nabs another edutech firm in R35bn deal

The GoodHabitz acquisition provides enterprise clients with cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management, and digital learning content.

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