The post 4th Industrial Revolution economy

The world around us is changing rapidly and almost every single business model is impacted by the new digital economy. The meteoric rise of the Big Tech firms has established them as the dominant new business models in the post 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) economy. Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft,…

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Naspers concludes acquisition of AutoTrader and merges it with OLX

South Africa's online automobile marketplace, AutoTrader, has officially merged with OLX Group. Both digital companies are owned by South African technology and media investment company, Naspers. Earlier in September 2017, Naspers tabled its offer to acquire AutoTrader. "We bring the expertise from the niche verticals of car, truck, commercial,…

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Naspers Invests $775 Million More Into Delivery Hero

South Africa's Naspers has invested a further $775 Million More Into Delivery Hero, an online food and delivery marketplace. This increases Naspers' stake in the company to 23,6% after it initially invested $421 million into the company in May 2017. The investment sees Naspers buying the shares from Rocket…

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