Prosus Ventures

Prosus Ventures

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Headquarters Location

South Africa, Cape Town


Prosus Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2015. The primary office of this VC is located in Cape Town. This investor is located in Africa, South Africa. Prosus Ventures is a part of a larger organization.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified E-Commerce, Internet. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 6 more industries for this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - India. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Swiggy, ElasticRun. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up.

The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2019. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 47 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 8 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Besides Prosus Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Meituan-Dianping, Coatue Management, DST Global. The fund often co-invests with Meituan-Dianping, Coatue Management, DST Global. The investors in the following rounds are usually Meituan-Dianping, Norwest Venture Partners, ACCEL (Norwegian Accelerator)

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.13 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Meituan-Dianping, Coatue Management, DST Global

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