SweepSouth, the on-demand home cleaning company backed by Naspers, has acquired 100% of FilKhedma, an Egyptian start-up.
Naspers has agreed to invest R45-million for a stake in online learning platform The Student Hub, which helps TVET colleges overcome physical infrastructure constraints.
In this podcast, TechCentral is joined by Alen Ribic, co-founder of SweepSouth, the on-demand home cleaning company that last year raised R30-million in a funding round from Naspers.
It would be prudent to focus primarily on job creation in South Africa before crushing potential growth areas with formal prescriptions. By Gwen Ngwenya.
Naspers has appointed Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO of its South Africa business. It’s a newly created executive position, and Mahanyele-Dabengwa will report directly to CEO Bob van Dijk.
TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod spoke to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk about the group’s acquisition, through Naspers Foundry, of a stake in SweepSouth, the controversy over the group’s dual shareholding structure, and more.
Naspers has made the first investment through its new Naspers Foundry start-up fund, buying a stake in Internet-based domestic cleaning service SweepSouth for R30-million.
Technology-powered home cleaning services start-up SweepSouth, fresh from raising R10m in new funding, is gearing up to expand to its fourth South African city and is also contemplating its first foray outside South Africa, its co-founder, Aisha
Technology-powered South African start-up SweepSouth, which provides online, on-demand home cleaning services, has secured R10m in new venture capital funding, it said on Monday. The funding comes from the Vumela Fund, as well
Asimmetric has become the first South African company to join the hardware accelerator programme Highway1, based in San Francisco. Highway1 is an intensive, 16-week programme