MIH Print Africa Acquires A Stake In Afrigator.com

I’m pretty chuffed to announce today after nearly a year of discussions and negotiations that MIH Print Africa, a division of Naspers, has successfully acquired a stake in Afrigator.com, one of my projects.

Charl broke the story minutes ago, and the details are at the Afrigator blog, as always, but the highlights you should know are that Justin and Stii are relocating to Cape Town to work in our new offices, Lester has joined the team as employee no. 1 (welcome bro!), and that you can expect even more exciting changes and developments on the site in the near future.

I want to say a personal thank you to Justin, Stii and Mark for being an awesome team to work with, the MIH guys for having faith in our product and to you all of you for helping make Afrigator a compelling platform to play with!

  • http://www.jasonbagley.com JBagley

    Congrats Mike! So freaking awesome to see startups in SA being bought / invested into.

    Looking forward to seeing where Afrigator will be heading in the coming months!

  • Chris Rawlinson

    Congrats Mike and wish you guys all the best for the future mate

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  • http://lesterhein.blogspot.com Lester Hein

    Finally, the croc is out of the bag! Now I can stop biting my tongue, lol.

    It’s good to be on board – looking forward to a great time with cool people and a fantastic product to work with.

    Fantatsic job guys, looks like I’m joining at juuust the right time

  • http://www.mikestopforth.com Mike

    Thanks dudes, we’re pretty happy! It’s champagne and silliness this weekend.

  • http://www.encyclomedia.co.za Robynn Burls

    Congratulations Mike and the Afrigator team! Enjoy the celebrations this weekend!

  • http://www.tertia.org Tertia

    Am so proud! And to think I knew you when.

    Welcome to Cape Town Stii and Justin. It’s a fabulous place. If you need any inside tips, just shout

    Txx

  • http://clivesimpkins.blogs.com Clive Simpkins

    Mr. Stopforth! All is now revealed. You weren’t zizzing under that copy of Maverick after all. You were probing deeply, the inside secrets on mergers, acquisitions and take-overs.

    I’ll warn Google and the JSE that the sleeping giant has awakened

    Will the CEO be flying biz class to Slaapstad to chivvy up the troops, d’ya think? ;-)

    Mazeltov and well-deserved.

  • http://www.erikvermeulen.com Erik Vermeulen

    Way to GO buddy. Yeeeehaaaa.
    You’ll have to do a MM session on how you did this!
    Congratulations

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  • Gareth Henry

    Hey Mike… congrats I’m so chuffed for you guys.

    I hope it turns out to everything you guys hope it will!

  • http://www.mikestopforth.com Mike

    Thanks all for the kind words and wishes!

  • http://www.backinafrica.com Alison

    Magic Mike!! Glad to see it’s all coming together for you guys – Way to go!

  • http://parker-shop.ru Parker

    ??, ??????? :)

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