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Brainly is the world’s largest social learning community. Each month, 60 million students, speaking 12 languages in 35 countries, all turn to Brainly to ask more, know more, and learn faster.

“Our vision is to give every student in the world access to personalized learning. Naspers' global footprint and extensive experience in scaling and accelerating businesses is incredibly valuable. ”
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Michal Borkowski
Co-founder and CEO, Brainly

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Coins is Southeast Asia’s leading mobile blockchain-enabled platform that enables anyone, including those without a bank account, to easily access financial services directly from their phone.

“With Naspers Ventures, we’ve gained a great partner in our mission to democratize financial services by making them easily accessible and usable by anyone. ”
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Ron Hose
CEO Coins.ph

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Codecademy, founded by Zach Sims and Ryan Bubinski, teaches more than 25 million people around the world the skills they need to find jobs. The company has worked with governments in the US, UK, Brazil, and elsewhere, as well as with major Fortune 500 companies to help train students everywhere to build a better economic future.

“We started Codecademy to make sure anyone around the world has access to the skills they need to find jobs in the 21st century. Working with Naspers helps us to do that at scale all around the world.”
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Zach Sims
Co-founder and CEO, Codecademy

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Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace.

“We are delighted to welcome such a renowned and strong investor. Naspers’ capital and knowhow will support our growth momentum as we continue to focus on creating an amazing takeaway experience.”
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Niklas Östberg
CEO Delivery Hero

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Human Dx is a worldwide effort created with and led by the global medical community to build an online system that maps the best steps to help any patient. By combining collective intelligence with machine learning, Human Dx intends to enable more accurate, affordable, and accessible care for all.

“We aspire to build an eternal institution that benefits all of humankind: there is no better partner than Naspers for challenges of that magnitude.”
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Jayanth Komarneni
CEO and Founder

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With a mission to help anyone build the life they imagine, Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online. Millions of students learn from an extensive library of over 40,000 courses taught by expert instructors. Whether learning for professional development or personal enrichment, students can master new skills through self-paced, on-demand courses.

“With two-thirds of our students and over half of our instructors located outside the U.S., Udemy has made huge strides in opening access to learning and teaching opportunities worldwide.”
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Kevin Johnson
CEO, Udemy

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Movile is the leading mobile commerce and content platform in Latin America, with more than 50 million people using its apps every month.

“Naspers combines resources and information as a group with the speed and accountability of a startup. This approach has supported Movile’s growth and great results - and we are just starting.”
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Fabricio Bloisi
Founder and CEO, Movile

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SimilarWeb is a leading global competitive analytics and intelligence provider, analysing 3 million mobile apps and 80 million websites.

“Naspers is the perfect partner for SimilarWeb; from day one, they have provided practical support and engagement with every aspect of our business, strategy and growth.”
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Or Offer
Co-founder and CEO, SimilarWeb

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Twiggle is using artificial intelligence to build search technology that actually understands what customers want. Their mission is to facilitate a digital shopping experience that feels a lot like the very best in-store shopping experience. This will fundamentally change how people search, discover and purchase products.

“We chose to partner with Naspers because we have a shared vision for how technology can be used to shape the future of ecommerce.”
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Amir Konigsberg
Co-founder and CEO, Twiggle

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Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, FarmLogs is an independent provider of technology solutions for row crop farms. On a mission to create a better future for farming, FarmLogs helps one in three U.S. farms use technology and data about their fields to grow row crops more profitably.

“Technology and data science are making it possible to unlock more from our fields using fewer resources.”
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Jesse Vollmar
CEO & Co-Founder FarmLogs

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We invest in companies and founders with high-potential and the ambition to scale globally the right way, quickly impacting the communities where they operate
We help founders build long-term, leading companies
Flexible engagement

Flexible engagement

We build leading companies via whatever structure makes sense. We do it as an operator or investor from early to late stage, minority or majority, in countries and markets with long-term growth potential. We are here to support founders in delivering their vision for disruption and expansion.

Going beyond money

Going beyond money

We don't just provide money, we deliver unmatched expertise in high growth markets around the world and provide unparalleled support to help founders solve the big challenges they face - whether that's providing strong business strategy expertise, operating experience or access to on-the-ground resources in key expansion markets.

Long-term perspective

Long-term perspective

Our engagement with our partners is driven by our commitment to their long-term success.
No deal is the same, because no business is the same
We provide your business with unique local expertise around the world
Aparna Ballakur

“In India, a techie’s family has a big say in their choice of employer. Based on this kind of local knowledge, we bring top talent to companies like Flipkart, Ibibo, redBus and PayU.” - Aparna Ballakur

Aparna Ballakur
Federico Vazquez

“We bring broad experience from markets like gaming and entertainment and a creative approach to the challenges of mobile marketing to help companies succeed in diverse geographies.” - Federico Vazquez

Federico Vazquez
Justin Weiss

"Many markets legislate how you can collect, use, transfer and store their citizens’ data. We help Naspers companies stay out of data and privacy pitfalls, wherever they operate." - Justin Weiss

Justin Weiss
Lee Clancy

“Mobile is no longer just a new platform, it is the only platform in some markets. It also isn’t as straightforward as it might seem - network issues, data cost, handset diversity and cultural differences complicate building great mobile experiences, but we have a team of experts who can help your product win.” - Lee Clancy

Lee Clancy
Shailendra Bhumralkar

“Got IP ownership sussed in your employee contracts? In Eastern Europe it’s a little different. Our IP experts are on hand to get your employee agreements structured just right.” - Shailendra Bhumralkar

Shailendra Bhumralkar

We know it’s daunting to take a great idea into the unknown. We've built leading companies in more than 120 countries and our local experts can help you do it too. From payments to logistics, regulations to mobile or simply hiring the best local talent.

Meet the team
Larry Illg
Larry Illg CEO Ventures

Ensures Naspers seizes opportunities to acquire or invest in and build new, disruptive platforms. Read more

Larry Illg CEO Ventures

Ensures Naspers seizes opportunities to acquire or invest in and build new, disruptive platforms.

Leroux Neethling
Leroux Neethling CFO

Responsible for planning, implementing and controlling our financial and investment related activities Read more

Leroux Neethling CFO

Responsible for planning, implementing and controlling our financial and investment related activities

Lee Clancy
Lee Clancy Product & Mobile Strategy

Heads a team of experts in mobile UX, engineering and growth who help our companies improve consumer experience and overall performance Read more

Lee Clancy Product & Mobile Strategy

Heads a team of experts in mobile UX, engineering and growth who help our companies improve consumer experience and overall performance

Russell Dreisenstock
Russell Dreisenstock International Investments

Leads a team of international investment experts who identify innovative companies that are positioned well for global expansion, and close deals. Read more

Russell Dreisenstock International Investments

Leads a team of international investment experts who identify innovative companies that are positioned well for global expansion, and close deals via investment or M&A

Joseph Okleberry
Joseph Okleberry Exploration

Leads the exploration team, which prospects emerging opportunities to position the company for long-term growth Read more

Joseph Okleberry Exploration

Leads the exploration team, which prospects emerging opportunities to position the company for long-term growth

Mike Katz
Mike Katz US Investments

Identifies innovative companies in the U.S. that are positioned well for global expansion, and close deals via investment or M&A. Read more

Mike Katz US Investments

Identifies innovative companies in the U.S. that are positioned well for global expansion, and close deals via investment or M&A.

Jill Williams
Jill Williams Communications

Leads communications and advises Ventures companies on their PR and communication strategies Read more

Jill Williams Communications

Leads communications and advises Ventures companies on their PR and communication strategies

Eric Cheung
Eric Cheung General Counsel

Provides general corporate counsel for Ventures investments and acts as an advisor to portfolio companies on a range of legal matters. Read more

Eric Cheung General Counsel

Provides general corporate counsel for Ventures investments and acts as an advisor to portfolio companies on a range of legal matters.