Back to Mobile View
Subscribe to the CrunchBase Daily for the latest on Fundings, Acquisitions, and Startup Events

General Information
CategoryPublic Relations
Phone+27 (0)21 406 2121
DescriptionInternet Development



Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Show All People


Buscapé, 10/2009 $374M

Investments 3/2014
SimilarGroup 2/2014
Flipkart 7/2013
Flipkart 8/2012 2012
OLX 8/2010
Brandsclub 5/2010
Movile 3/2010
BuzzCity 8/2008
Nimbuzz 7/2008
Movile 4/2008
Nimbuzz 6/2007



Naspers is a leading multinational media group, incorporated in 1915 as a public limited liability company and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in September 1994. The company also has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Over the past two decades the group has evolved from a traditional print media business in one country, to a broad-based e-media company in multiple markets.

The group’s principal operations are in internet platforms (focussing on commerce, communities, content, communication and games), pay-television and the provision of related technologies and print media (including publishing, distribution and printing). Most of Naspers’s businesses hold leading market positions.

The group’s most significant operations are located in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa, China, Central and Eastern Europe, India, Brazil, Russia, Thailand and the Netherlands.

Recent Milestones




  1. denkenuber ( [edit]
  2., Dubai-Based E-Commerce Site, Raises $75 Million ( [edit]
  3. Alexa & comScore Competitor SimilarWeb Raises Series C From Naspers, Is Now Headed To Mobile ( [edit]
  4. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors ( [edit]
  5. Naspers discloses $102 mn investment in Flipkart for 10 per cent stake ( [edit]
  6. Souq raises an additional $75m from Nasper's ( [edit]
  7. Naspers Makes Strategic Investment In Craigslist Competitor OLX ( [edit]
  8. Naspers Leads $17 Million Round In Private Sales Site Brandsclub ( [edit]
  9. Movile Acquires Cyclelogic. Naspers increases stake to 65%. ( [edit]
  10. BuzzCity Secures USD$10 Million in Growth Capital from Naspers ( [edit]
  11. Nimbuzz raises $15 million in second round ( []
  12. Naspers invests on Movile ( [edit]
  13. EDGAR []
  14. Naspers values Turkish ecommerce giant markafoni at $200 million, buys 70% stake ( [edit]
    Naspers Had Acquired 80% Stake in redBus For Around $101M ( [edit]
Edit This Page
Last Edited 4/7/14

Revision History RSS Picture


Share this page on Twitter or Facebook:
Or copy this code to embed a widget: customize »

TechCrunch Posts TechCrunch Logo Small Picture

Techmeme Posts Techmeme Logo Small Picture

External Links

CrunchBase API


Become a Sponsor
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Licensing Policy