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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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A free Online webinar by Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet, one of the world’s largest internet incubators, is known for cloning successful business models. The global startup community respects (sometimes fears) them for their ability to role out multinational startup companies with large teams within a few day. … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh secures $7.5 million

HelloFresh, the eCommerce service which aims to give people the knowledge and ingredients they need to prepare delicious meal, has secured a new series C funding of $ 7.5 million from Phenomen VC. Vorwerk Ventures and Holtzbrinck Ventures also participated … Continue reading

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Expansion: foodpanda group launches in Czech Republic

foodpanda, the online food delivery clone of Rocket Internet today announced the expansion of its service into the Czech Republic. Customers are now enabled to place orders on foodpanda.cz and benefit from delivery services in the Prague area. foodpanda already targets … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s Home24 celebrates 500,000 customers

Founded in the beginning of 2012, Home24 has become one of the leading online shops for furniture in Europe. Today, the Rocket Internet backed company celebrates its 500,000th customer. The broad range of more than 40,000 products from over 350 manufacturers includes … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet – the billion dollar incubator

Rocket Internet announced today that it has raised a total of $500 million from partners Investment AB Kinnevik and Access Industries since May 2012. This represents the largest investment ever made in an internet incubator and accelerator company. The funds will be used to … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s PAYMILL and Shopify team up in Europe

Shopify, a leading e-commerce platform which enables customers to create and power online stores, teamed up with PAYMILL, a European payment service provider founded by Rocket Internet. Together, they are aiming to provide their customers the easiest and most convenient online payment option … Continue reading

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The 3 most controversial founders out of Germany

Let me introduce you to the three most controversial Internet founders out of Germany. Probably you’ve already heard of one or all three of them, but I thought it might be entertaining to provide you with a short list and … Continue reading

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