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Phone49 30 300 13 18-00
DescriptionIncubator, Start-up entrepreneur


Johannisstraße 20
Berlin, 10117, DEU


Founder & Managing Director, Berlin
Founder & Managing Director, Latin America
Founder & Managing Director, India
Founder & Managing Director, Middle East
Founder & Managing Director, UK
Founder & Managing Director, Berlin
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Managing Director, Berlin
Managing Director, Berlin


ZALORA 12/2013
Linio 11/2013
Easy Taxi 10/2013
Easy Taxi 7/2013
ZALORA 5/2013
Airu 5/2013
Mobly 4/2013
Foodpanda / hellofood 4/2013
Kaymu 1/2013
HelloFresh 12/2012
Lazada Group 11/2012
Easy Taxi 10/2012
PAYMILL 8/2012
WestWing 6/2012
Wimdu 6/2011
Dafiti 1/2011
Netzoptiker 3/2010 1/2010
Dealstreet 12/2009
classmarkets 5/2008


Venture Round, 4/2014
Tengelmann Ventures


Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet is the world’s largest internet incubator.

Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Rocket Internet operates in 50 countries, with a network of 25 international Rocket offices and ventures in Germany (Zalando), Brazil (CupoNation, 21 Diamonds, Airu, Dafiti, Easy Taxi, Glossybox, hellofood, Kanui, Mobly, Payleven, Tricae, WestWing, Wimdu, YepDoc, Zocprint), Philippines (Zalora Philippines, Lazada), Australia (Iconic, Zanui), Russia (, Singapore, Pakistan (,,,,,,, India (, and more.

It was founded by the Samwer brothers in 2007.

Recent Milestones


  1. Jeremy Hodara about development of Africa’s e-commerce
Added: 2/7/14

JUMIA awarded with Best New Retail Launch 2013

Added: 2/7/14

JUMIA 1Book 1 Child

Added: 2/7/14

What most schools don’t teach

Added: 2/7/14

Oliver Samwer about building global companies - NOAH 2013

Added: 2/24/14


Rocket Internet screenshot
Above: Rocket Internet Website
Uploaded: 2/10/14


Easy taxi

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Launch DateOctober, 2013

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Rocket Internet screenshot
Above: Lamudi Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 10/8/13


  1. Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion Sites Zalora And The Iconic ( [edit]
  2. Rocket Internet’s Linio Picks Up $50M To Further Build Out Its Latin American Amazon-style Marketplace ( [edit]
  3. Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Lands $7M From iMENA To Expand In The Middle East ( [edit]
  4. Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet’s Latin American Hailo, Comes To Africa With Another $10M In Funding ( [edit]
  5. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More ( [edit]
  6. Rocket Internet Ups Investment in Brazil’s Airu ( [edit]
  7. Mobly, Rocket Internet’s Home Furnishings Site In Brazil, Raises Up To $20M From LatAm Media Giant Cisneros Group ( [edit]
  8. ecommerce Comment 3 inShare36 Rocket Internet-Backed FoodPanda Raises $20M+ As It Prepares For The Next Course In Its Food Delivery Ambitions ( [edit]
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  10. HelloFresh Scores $10M Of Fresh Funding For Its Cook At Home Subscription Service ( [edit]
  11. Samwers’ Online Shopping Mall Lazada Gets $40M From Shareholder Kinnevik To Push The Amazon Model In Asia ( [edit]
  12. Exame ( [edit]
  13. Introducing Paymill: The Stripe ripoff by Samwer brothers’ Rocket Internet ( [edit]
  14. Westwing Receives $50M in Funding ( [edit]
  15. Investors Pump $90 Million Into Airbnb Clone Wimdu ( [edit]
  16. Dafiti, The Latin American Zappos, Raises Further $65M Led By Quadrant Capital Advisors ( [edit]
  17. Raises €1.3M ( [edit]
  18. Germany, Raises €4M in Venture Capital ( [edit]
  19. Upside Shopping Receives Equity Financing ( [edit]
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  21. Rocket Internet’s Real-Estate Classifieds Platform, Lamudi, Bags $7M To Grow In Asia ( [edit]
  22. Blavatnik Injects US $200 Mln Into Rocket Internet ( [edit]
    Cheatsheet of Rocket Internet's activities in Asia ( [edit]
    Online Home Decor Craze Hits the Russian Market, Investors ( [edit]
    Rocket Internet Raises $500M From Kinnevik And Access, Plans More E-Commerce In Emerging Markets ( [edit]
    Phenomen Ventures leads new investment into Rocket Internet's VentureHelloFresh ( [edit]
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