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Stockholm, SE-103 13, SWE

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Investment AB Kinnevik

Investment AB Kinnevik was founded in 1936 and thus embodies seventy five years of entrepreneurship under the same group of principal owners.

Kinnevik’s objective is to increase shareholder value, primarily through net asset value growth. The company’s holdings of growth companies are focused around seven comprehensive business sectors; Telecom & Services, Online, Media, Microfinancing, Paper & Packaging, Agriculture and Renewable energy.

Kinnevik has a long history of investing in emerging markets which has resulted in a considerable exposure to consumer sectors in these markets. Kinnevik plays an active role on the Boards of its holdings.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
BIMA 4/2014Venture Round$22M3
Quikr India 3/2014Series F$90M7
Foodpanda / hellofood 2/2014Series C$20M2
iROKO Partners 12/2013Series D$8M3
Lazada Group 12/2013Series E$250M4
Linio 11/2013Private Equity$50M6
THE ICONIC 7/2013Venture Round$26M3
Lazada Group 6/2013Series D$100M5
ZALORA 5/2013Series C$100M4
Mobly 4/2013Private Equity$20M4
Foodpanda / hellofood 4/2013Venture Round$20M3
HelloFresh 12/2012Series B$10M4
Dafiti 12/2012Series C$65M3
Bloglovin 6/2012Series A$1M9
WestWing 6/2012Venture Round$50M5
Wimdu 6/2011Series A$90M2
Sapato.ru 6/2011Series C$12M5

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    Investment AB Kinnevik Invests €67M In Rocket Internet (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  1. Bima raises $22mln from existing investors (pehub.com) [edit]
  2. India’s Largest Online Classifieds Site Quikr, Raises $90M Led By Sweden’s Kinnevik (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Foodpanda Gobbles Up $20M In Fresh Funding To Fatten Its Global Pawprint (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. The Scramble For Africa Continues — iROKOtv Closes $8M To Be The Netflix Of Africa (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. UK’s Tesco Starts ‘Close Cooperation’ With Samwers’ Rocket Internet, Leads $250M Round In Lazada (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Rocket Internet’s Linio Picks Up $50M To Further Build Out Its Latin American Amazon-style Marketplace (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. The Iconic Picks Up A $26M Round To Build Out Online Fashion In Australia, As Rocket Internet’s Global March Continues (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Rocket Internet’s Lazada Lands $100M As It Seeks To Become The “Amazon Of Southeast Asia” (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. Mobly, Rocket Internet’s Home Furnishings Site In Brazil, Raises Up To $20M From LatAm Media Giant Cisneros Group (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. ecommerce Comment 3 inShare36 Rocket Internet-Backed FoodPanda Raises $20M+ As It Prepares For The Next Course In Its Food Delivery Ambitions (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. HelloFresh Scores $10M Of Fresh Funding For Its Cook At Home Subscription Service (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. Dafiti, The Latin American Zappos, Raises Further $65M Led By Quadrant Capital Advisors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Fashion-Focused Blog Aggregator Bloglovin Raises $1M From Betaworks And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  15. Westwing Receives $50M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  16. Investors Pump $90 Million Into Airbnb Clone Wimdu (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. Sapato.ru, the “Zappos of Russia”, raises $12 million (eu.techcrunch.com) [edit]
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