Investments
28 Investments in 22 Companies
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Oct 2, 2014 / ETR:RKET
Headquarters:
Berlin
Description:
Rocket Internet is an internet platform that identifies and builds proven internet business models.
Founders:
Alexander Samwer, Oliver Samwer, Marc Samwer
Categories:
Internet, Software
Website:
http://www.rocket-internet.com

Company Details

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Founded:
January 1, 2007
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Employees:
15 in CrunchBase

Rocket Internet is an internet platform that identifies and builds proven internet business models and transfers them to new, underserved or untapped markets where it seeks to scale them into market leading online companies.

The platform is focused on proven online business models that satisfy basic consumer needs across three sectors: e-commerce, marketplaces, and financial technology. It has more than 20,000 employees across its network of companies which operate in more than 100 countries on five continents.

Rocket Internet was founded in 2007 in Berlin, Germany.

Funding Rounds (3) - $452M

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  • Nestpick
    Discover and rent your next home entirely online.
    Dec 16, 2014 - Invested in Series A
  • Lazada Group
    Lazada is a premier online mall, offering a large selection of the world's most popular brands.
    Nov 29, 2014 - Invested in €200M Series F with 3 others
  • ClickBus
    ClickBus, the largest online bus ticket platform, is in 8 countries in Latin America, Asia and EU. The company is funded by Rocket Internet.
    Aug 20, 2014 - Invested in $10M Venture Round with 3 others
  • Foodpanda / Hellofood
    Hellofood is an online food delivery portal that enables its customers to order food from restaurants and get it delivered to their homes.
    Aug 11, 2014 - Invested in $60M Series D with 1 other
  • Tripda
    Tripda is a ride sharing platform that connects passengers and drivers in a super simple, cool and environmentally-friendly way!.
    May 1, 2014 - Invested in Series A
  • Nestpick
    Discover and rent your next home entirely online.
    Feb 19, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round with 1 other
  • ZALORA Group
    ZALORA is an e-commerce platform and website that provides fashion and footwear products. 
    Dec 3, 2013 - Invested in $112M Private Equity with 3 others
  • Linio
    Linio is an e-commerce company that offers a wide variety of products online in many categories.
    Nov 5, 2013 - Invested in $50M Private Equity with 5 others

Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (2)

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    Easy taxi

    Easy taxi was added to CrunchBase in 2014
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    Kaymu

    Kaymu was added to CrunchBase in 2014

Investors (2)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Rocket Internet

    Johannisstrasse 20

    Berlin, 10117

    DEU

  • Headquarter

    Johannisstraße 20

    Berlin, 10117

    DEU

Images (1)

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