Tag: Naspers

Naspers backed FarmLogs raises USD22 million
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Naspers backed FarmLogs raises USD22 million

Naspers has announced that FarmLogs, a data science company that helps farmers unlock valuable insights from their fields has raised a $22 million Series C round of financing. In an email statement, Naspers said the round was led by new FarmLogs investor, Naspers, through Naspers Ventures, and includes follow-on participation from […]

Efritin online classified site might be shutting down
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Efritin online classified site might be shutting down

Efritin, one of the most popular online classified sites might be shutting down its operations in Nigeria. There is a likelihood that Efritin might just be restructuring its operations to ensure it runs a leaner operations. Whichever way, all these are still speculations. The company has not made any comment […]

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Basil Sgourdos, CFO, Naspers

Basil Sgourdos was appointed financial director of Naspers in July 2014. A qualified chartered accountant (SA), he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. from 1989 to 1994. Thereafter he joined Naspers, initially as the finance manager of the South African operations division in MultiChoice and then as chief financial officer of our […]

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Bob van Dijk, CEO, Naspers

Bob van Dijk was appointed chief executive of Naspers in April 2014. He joined the group as Allegro Group CEO in August 2013 and was promoted to CEO Global Transaction eCommerce in October 2013. He has over 10 years of general management experience in online growth business, mainly with eBay […]