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The thin line between market dominance through innovation and monopoly

Apple’s conduct [vs Epic Games] locks consumers in, preventing them from moving to other systems due to high switching costs. This restricts choice and monopolizes the market.

South Africa's WhereIsMyTransport secures $14,5 million in Series A funding

South Africa's WhereIsMyTransport secured a $14,5 million Series A funding round. The investment funding round was led by Naspers Foundry, Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund, and SBI Investment.

Stack Overflow is set to be acquired for $1,8 billion by Prosus

Prosus, the global internet consumer company that was born out of South Africa’s Naspers unbundling its non-South African assets and investments, is set to acquire Stack Overflow for $1,8 billion.

Getting investment for your startup πŸš€

New podcast episodes are now available on iAfrikan Radio. Our featured podcast is an episode of the iAfrikan BYTES podcast in which Fabian Whate, Head of Naspers Foundry, explains what they do and their startup investment criteria.

Investing in South African technology startups

In this iAfrikan BYTES podcast, Fabian Whate, Head of Naspers Foundry, explains what the fund and organization do to develop South Africa's technology startups and innovation ecosystem.

Naspers invests R100 million into South African startup Aerobotics

Naspers has invested R100 million in South African Agritech startup, Aerobotics. Aerobotics is a subscription-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides intelligent tools for the agricultural industry to manage crop health and to predict crop yields.

Naspers delivers first shipment of critical PPE for health workers in South Africa

Naspers has shipped the first shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived in South Africa, following the company’s commitment of R1,5 billion in emergency aid to South Africa. The first PPE shipment consisted of 275,600 KN95 masks and 100,000 face shields.