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EatFirst delivers honest food – Rocket Internet Launches New Food Delivery Service

EatFirst, Rocket Internet’s new food delivery service, launches today in the City of London. Combining high-quality food with lightning-speed delivery, the new business goes far and beyond traditional Services. The service will be available in the City of London, starting … Continue reading

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25 things you should know about Oliver Samwer (CEO, Rocket Internet)

Probably everyone following what’s happening in the startup world has heard of Oliver Samwer before. But aside of some myths and rumors, there is not that much info about the CEO of Rocket Internet out there. Latest rumors say, that … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s Lamudi rolls out iOS app in 12 new countries

The property portal Lamudi, a venture of Rocket Internet, today launched its iOS app in 12 additional countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America as the startup seeks to capture the growing smartphone market in these regions. The launch of Lamudi’s iOS app follows the … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet becomes an AG (public company) and appoints Oliver Samwer as its CEO

Rocket Internet, the controversial company builder out of Berlin, just switched its legal form from GmbH (comparable to Ltd.) to an AG (public company) and appointed Oliver Samwer as its CEO. This suggests, that Oliver Samwer is going to play an even … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s Helpling launches in 4 additional EU countries

Helpling, the online platform for domestic cleaners (basically a Homejoy clone), is now expanding its service Europe-wide. The Berlin-based Startup, which started in April this year in Germany, launches in France, Sweden, Holland and Austria today. Helpling enables people to … Continue reading

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Lendico launches in South Africa and Austria

The Africa Internet Holding (a subsidiary of Rocket Internet), today announced the launch of Lendico in South Africa. Lendico is the digital alternative to banks that enables investors to directly fund the loans of private individuals. Lendico, which has been … Continue reading

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Helpling and KlickBus: The latest clones from Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet, the (in)famous Berlin-based startup incubator, has two brand new projects in the pipeline. The first one is a Homejoy clone named Helpling. Like its American role model, Helpling will be a platform that matches you with a screened … Continue reading

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Rocket’s Westwing increases net revenue to €110 million

Westing, one of the leading international eCommerce startups in the home and living market, today announced that it has grown net revenues to €110 million in 2013, after returns, in just its second full year of business. Westwing had previously generated net revenues … Continue reading

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foodpanda raised additional $20M to continue global roll out

foodpanda and its affiliated brand hellofood, a fast growing online food delivery marketplace, received another $20 million in funding from a group of investors including Phenomen Ventures. With the new investment foodpanda is aiming to continue its global ambitions and … Continue reading

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Oliver Samwer sees no value in physical stores (NOAH13)

The video footage of last year’s NOAH Conference just got released. One of the highlights here is definitely the fireside chat with Oliver Samwer of Rocket Internet. Check out what he had to say:

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