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French market leader Planet Cards acquires Rocket Internet daughter Bonnyprints

​Bonnyprints (Wunderkarten.de) has just been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Planet Cards will integrate Bonnyprints, and their shop Wunderkarten.de, into their product portfolio. This deal combines two

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nestpick scores $2 million in a new funding round to improve customer experience

Berlin-based long-term rental startup nestpick follows up November’s Series A investment of $11 million with additional $2 million from Target Global and b-to-v Partners to significantly improve customer experience in 2016. This investment helps conclude a landmark year for the … Continue reading

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New funding round values Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh at €2.6 billion!

HelloFresh is one of the leading delivery services for fresh meals at home – globally, offering households in 7 different countries the opportunity to enjoy healthy, wholesome home cooked meals with no planning. Rocket Internet just announced a € 75 million … Continue reading

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Interview with Spotcap Co-Founder and CEO Toby Triebel

We recently had the chance to interview Toby Triebel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Spotcap. Founded in 2014, Spotcap is offerering online credit lines to small companies. We recently mentioned Spotcap, which is headquartered in Berlin, as one of the … Continue reading

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Beauty and wellness startup Vaniday secures €15M funding from its existing investors

Vaniday, an international booking platform for beauty and wellness services, announces it has secured a €15 million investment from Rocket Internet and other partners. Continue reading

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Helpling acquires Hassle.com to form the world’s biggest home-cleaning marketplace

Helpling, Rocket Internet’s on-demand home services platform, officially announced today the acquisition of Hassle.com, the European pioneer of this business model and market leader in the UK. According to our colleagues at tech.eu, Helpling has dropped €32 million on the … Continue reading

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Global Fashion Group announces €150 million internal financing round

Rocket Internet today announced that it is participating in a €150 million internal financing round in Global Fashion Group (GFG) – together with a group of shareholders including Investment AB Kinnevik. Furthermore, Rocket Internet has agreed to contribute the two Brazilian … Continue reading

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Home24 announces €120 million financing round to support future growth

Home24, Europe‘s leading online furniture retailer, today announced a financing round of €120 million. The additional capital will further strengthen the balance sheet and enable the company’s continued growth in its existing eight markets. In 2014, Home24, generated a significant growth of 72.5%

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5 unexpected things Rocket Internet’s annual report for 2014 reveals

Yesterday, Rocket Internet published its first full year financial report since the IPO in 2014. Although revenues grew significantly (volume weighted net revenue growth of 82%) compared to 2013, Rocket Internet also announced a total loss of €20,2 million for … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet Acquires Wayra Germany startup Volo

Wayra, Telefónica’s start-up accelerator, today announced its first large-scale successful exit strategy for a start-up from its Academy in Munich. Thanks to the professional support and preparation provided by Wayra, Volo’s Munich-based delivery service has managed to impress Rocket Internet.

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