South African Roelof Botha, 48, will become the senior steward of the storied firm, according to a Twitter message from current chief Doug Leone.
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Digital payments company Stripe raised $600-million in its latest round of funding, valuing it at $95-billion, the company said in a statement on Sunday.
There are a couple of South Africans who are making their mark across the world. One of them is Sequoia Capital partner Roelof Botha, who has become something of a Silicon Valley superstar. Forbes recently named this South African as one of the
Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery service active in South African cities and other cities around the world, has been valued at US$660m (about R7,2bn) through its latest capital-raising exercise. The company, founded in India, said on Wednesday that it has closed a fresh round of funding
Roelof Botha, the grandson of former South African foreign affairs minister Pik Botha, was closely involved in the funding of social networking site Tumblr, which Yahoo this week agreed to buy for US$1,1bn. Pretoria-born Botha, who served on Tumblr’s board of directors, was also a key role player in the $1,5bn, 2002 sale
University of Cape Town alumnus Chris Pinkham has a long and illustrious career in the technology industry. He helped launch SA’s first Internet service provider, Internet Africa; he helped develop Amazon.com’s popular Elastic Compute