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The hyper competitive world of mobile apps

Aug 18 2016

Sebastiaan Vaessen, Head of Strategy at Naspers.  In today’s world of mobile apps, businesses should play to win or go home. Leadership matters more than growth When it comes to internet companies, only market leaders make money. When the whole market is growing, such as what’s... Read more


ShowMax launches kid-friendly profiles feature

Aug 04 2016

ShowMax has added a new feature to its Android, Apple TV, iOS and web apps that supports multiple user profiles on a single account. This feature makes it possible to customise the experience of individual users and also to limit the access of children to age-suitable material. Launched in... Read more


How does technology innovation shape our world?

Jul 29 2016

Lee Clancy, SVP Product & Mobile Strategy at Naspers shares how technology has the power to address big societal needs. With Naspers’ focus on high-growth markets, we experience first-hand how technology enriches communities, every day, all over the world. Indeed, the most successful... Read more


Three Reasons Pokémon GO Might Struggle in Emerging Markets

Jul 20 2016

Barron Ernst, Chief Product Officer, Showmax, A Naspers Company, shares his thoughts on the latest Pokemon Go craze.  You must have been asleep over the past couple of weeks not to have heard about Pokémon GO . The Augmented Reality game from Nintendo and Niantec lets players roam towns... Read more


ShowMax clocks up 10 million views 

Jul 19 2016

Launched in August 2015, the internet TV service ShowMax has the largest subscription video catalogue in Africa. Earlier this month, the cumulative number of TV shows and movies watched by ShowMax customers exceeded 10 million. In total, more than five million hours of content have been viewed... Read more


Codecademy raises $30m led by Naspers to fuel further expansion

Jul 12 2016

NEW YORK -   July 12, 2016 -   Codecademy , the leader in digital skills education, today announced the closing of a $30 million Series C investment led by Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division. Also announced today, Larry Illg, CEO of Naspers Ventures, has joined Codecademy’s Board of... Read more


Movile Raises $40M led by Naspers and Enters Ticketing Industry with Investment in Sympla

Jun 28 2016

SAO PAULO, Brazil (June 28, 2016) - Movile , Latin America’s leading mobile commerce platform, announced today it has raised $40 million in Series F funding from Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division. Naspers, a strategic partner and majority shareholder of Movile since 2008, led the... Read more

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