Overview

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Acquisitions
15 Acquisitions
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Oct 10, 2003 / JSE:NPN
Headquarters:
Cape Town
Description:
Naspers is a leading multinational media and Internet group with technology investments and operations in more than 130 markets.
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Categories:
E-Commerce, Internet, Classifieds, Advertising, Social Media Management, Video Streaming
Website:
http://www.naspers.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
May 12, 1915
Employees:
10k + | 34 in Crunchbase

Founded in 1915, Naspers is a $65bn global media and Internet group with investments and operations in more than 130 markets with long-term growth potential.

Today, Naspers companies hold leading positions in traditional media, video entertainment and the Internet, specialising in ecommerce (classifieds, marketplaces, etail, travel, payments and online services).

Naspers is a unique blend of venture capital and operating company that funds, acquires, builds and scales technology businesses. It combines venture capital investing with deep operational experience in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Naspers was an early investor in Tencent in China, mail.ru in Russia and Flipkart in India and remains invested in these leading companies today.

In total, the Naspers portfolio comprises more than 100 companies, many of which are the leader in their market.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jul, 2016$30M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2016$40M / Series F (Lead)
Jun, 2016$60M / Series D (Lead)
May, 2016$100M / Venture
May, 2016$15M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2016$12.5M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2016$275M / Venture
Feb, 2016$250M / Undisclosed (Lead)
Nov, 2015$30M / Series C (Lead)
Oct, 2015$25M / Series E (Lead)
Sep, 2015$100M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2015$40M / Series E (Lead)
Feb, 2015undisclosed amount / Private Equity
Dec, 2014$700M / Series H
Nov, 2014$15M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2014$40M / Series C (Lead)
Sep, 2014$17.5M / Venture
Aug, 2014$55M / Series D
Jul, 2014$1B / Series G (Lead)
May, 2014$210M / Series F
Mar, 2014$75M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2014$18M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2014$25M / Series B
Aug, 2013undisclosed amount / Private Equity (Lead)
Jul, 2013$200M / Series E
Mar, 2013$50M / Series D (Lead)
Jan, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
2013$10M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2012$40M / Venture (Lead)
Sep, 2012undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2012$150M / Series D (Lead)
Aug, 2010undisclosed amount / Private Equity
May, 2010$17M / Venture (Lead)
Mar, 2010undisclosed amount / Series C
2010undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2008$10M / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2008$15M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2008undisclosed amount / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2007undisclosed amount / Private Equity (Lead)
Jun, 2007$10M / Series A

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  • Global HQ

    40 Heerengracht St

    Cape Town

    Cape Town, 8000

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