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Rocket Internet uses up to €150M for the buyback of convertible bonds with the goal to support the company’s stock price

The Management Board of Rocket Internet decided to spend up to €150 million on a program to repurchase senior unsecured convertible bonds due 2022 issued by the company during 2016. Repurchases of convertible bonds under the program may commence immediately … Continue reading

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Helpling launches new technology with the goal to bring cleaners and their customers closer together

The on-demand home services platform Helpling today announced it will globally migrate to the technology of its British subsidiary Hassle.com. Helpling acquired the European pioneer of online home services in 2015. The new technology platform will allow customers to browse individual … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s real estate portal Lamudi raises €29 million to grow its operations across Latin America and Asia

The emerging markets real estate network Lamudi has raised €29 million in a new funding round to grow its operations across Latin America and Asia. The fresh capital comes from the Asia Pacific Internet Group, which is a joint venture of Rocket … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s fintech startup Spotcap raises further €31.5M from a Russian billionaire

Rocket Internet’s lending platform Spotcap just announced the closing of its third financing round. The Berlin-based fintech startup raised € 31.5 million in new funding led by Finstar Financial Group, the VC firm of the Russian billionaire Oleg Boyko. Previous investor Holtzbrinck Ventures … Continue reading

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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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