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Transforming Education with Technology

Jun 02 2016

Today marks a significant milestone for Naspers Ventures. You may have already seen our news on May 11 announcing our first EdTech investment in Brainly. Today, we are delighted to announce our second investment in EdTech: online learning marketplace, Udemy. These first two investments in... Read more


Your Mobile Experience Must Be Simple, Regardless of What Country You’re in

May 23 2016

According to  the GSMA  there will be 5.9bn smartphones in circulation by 2020, at which time 69 percent of all mobile connections will be either 3G or 4G. With around  40 percent   of all ecommerce transactions already taking place on mobile the implications are clear: to succeed brands must... Read more


Larry Illg, CEO Ventures talks global opportunities and lining up for success in foreign markets

May 02 2016

Outside of the U.S. and China, 70% of the world’s internet and ecommerce business is happening. Going global sooner can be the difference between an opportunity seized or lost. And sometimes this can be the difference between a business succeeding or ultimately failing. Many companies with... Read more


Barron Ernst, Chief Product Officer at ShowMax, shares his top tips for app success.

Apr 14 2016

When it comes to mobile apps, user experience is everything. The most innovative and disruptive business model in the world is still likely to fail if the app strategy is not successful. Despite this fairly obvious fact, all too often businesses launch apps that do little more than gather... Read more


Twiggle Raises $12.5 Million Series A Funding Round led by Naspers to Challenge Amazon In Digital Co

Apr 07 2016 by Elena Duovski

Twiggle Raises Funds to Drive Next Generation of Search for Digital Commerce and to Compete with Amazon’s A9 Search Engine Tel Aviv, Israel (7 April, 2016) Twiggle, the digital commerce search engine, announced today the closing of a $12.5 Million series A funding led by Naspers (JSE:NPN... Read more

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