Naspers Foundry Backs Talented South African Entrepreneurs


Globally, tech is used as a tool to meet diverse human needs. In South Africa, a country with numerous opportunities and access to great technology, this also holds true. 

Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, Naspers is a global consumer internet company that has grown to become one of the world’s largest and most successful technology investors. Through Naspers Foundry, the company provides talented and ambitious South African tech entrepreneurs with funding and helps develop and grow their businesses.

Naspers Foundry is a funding initiative by Naspers to advance the country’s tech sector by backing South Africa-focused tech startups that address real consumer needs in alignment with Naspers’ existing global portfolio. Some of the companies Naspers Foundry has invested in include SweepSouth, Aerobotics, and The Student Hub.

Through supporting South Africa’s tech and innovation sector, Naspers provides jobs and opportunities for South Africans and boosts local economies.