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Investments

229

Portfolio Exits

59

Funds

5

Partners & Customers

7

Service Providers

3

About Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet incubates and invests in technology companies with proven business models, providing operational support and help to scale internationally. Rocket's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world.

Rocket Internet Headquarter Location

Charlottenstr. 4

Berlin, D-10969,

Germany

+49 30 300 13 18-00

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Expert Collections containing Rocket Internet

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Find Rocket Internet in 4 Expert Collections, including HR Tech.

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HR Tech

65 items

U

Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

113 items

D

Digital Lending

34 items

This collection contains alternative means for obtaining a loan for personal or business use. Companies included in the application, underwriting, funding, or collection process is included in the collection.

F

Fintech

10,750 items

Excludes US-based companies

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Research containing Rocket Internet

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Rocket Internet in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Jun 21, 2021.

Latest Rocket Internet News

#DealMonitor - #EXKLUSIV Secondary-Deal beim Unicorn SumUp geplant – Rocket Internet startet ClimateTech-Ableger Global Green Capital

Sep 6, 2021

VonTeam Im aktuellen #DealMonitor für den 6. September werfen wir wieder einen Blick auf die wichtigsten, spannendsten und interessantesten Investments und Exits des Tages in der DACH-Region. Alle Deals der Vortage gibt es im großen und übersichtlichen  #DealMonitor-Archiv . INVESTMENTS SumUp +++ Das deutsch-britische Payment-Unternehmen SumUp, das Kartenterminals, mit denen man mit Kreditkarte bezahlen kann, vertreibt, steht nach unseren Informationen kurz vor einem großen, rein internen, Secondaries-Deal. Dabei wird das Unternehmen, das 2011 von Daniel Klein, Marc-Alexander Christ, Stefan Jeschonnek und Jan Deepen gegründet wurde, mit 4 bis 4,5 Milliarden Euro bewertet. Weitere Anteile möchte dabei unter anderem Gründer Klein, der schon Moneybookers gründete, kaufen. Zu den Investoren von SumUp gehören unter anderem btov Partners, Shortcut, Klaus Hommels, Groupon, BBVA Ventures,  American Express, Tengelmann Ventures und HV Capital. Mehr im Insider-Podcast #EXKLUSIV Akioma +++ Der Bonner Geldgeber Freigeist Capital, hinter dem unter anderem Ex-Vox-Löwe Frank Thelen steckt, steht nach unseren Informationen vor einem Investment in Akioma. Das Unternehmen aus Freiberg am Neckar, das 2013 gegründet wurde, positioniert sich als “No-Code-/Low-Code Cloud-Plattform zur Web-Applikationsentwicklung”. Freigeist plant dabei 1,5 Millionen Euro auf einer Pre-Money-Bewertung in Höhe von 5 Millionen zu investieren. Mehr im Insider-Podcast #EXKLUSIV Upmin +++ Die Apeiron Investment Group, das Family Office von  Christian Angermayer, BitStone Capital, Scout24 und Swiss Life sowie P3A Ventures, also Zenhomes-Gründer Jannes Fischer, Marc Stilke, Christian Gaiser und Jan Sprengnetter investieren 4 Millionen Euro in Upmin. Das Berliner PropTech, das 2020 von Henning Frank unter dem Namen Hausio im Hause Zenhomes (vermietet.de) gegründet wurde, positioniert sich als digitaler Immobilienverwalter. Nach der Übernahme von Zenhomes durch Scout24 wurde Hausio als Upmin ausgegründet. vialytics +++ Statkraft Ventures und EnBW New Ventures investieren erneut in das Stuttgarter GovTech vialytics. Das Unternehmen, das 2017 von Achim Hoth, Patrick Glaser und Danilo Jovicic ins Leben gerufen wurde, sorgt mit Hilfe von Künstlicher Intelligenz für bessere Straßen. vialytics erfasst den Zustand der Straßeninfrastruktur und wertet diesen automatisiert aus. VENTURE CAPITAL Global Green Capital +++ Der Berliner Internet-Investor Rocket Internet setzt nach unseren Informationen mit Global Green Capital (GGC) einen Investmentableger für das Boomsegment ClimateTech auf. Auf der Website heißt es: “We are shaping the Future of Sustainability. Als Founding Partner fungiert dabei Jan Ossenbrink, Partner Sustainability, ClimeTech bei Rockets Investmentarm Global Founders Capital (GFC). Im Portfolio von GGC befinden sich Startups wie Klarsolar, Atlas Metrics und exnaton. Mehr im Insider-Podcast #EXKLUSIV Achtung! Wir freuen uns über Tipps, Infos und Hinweise, was wir in unserem #DealMonitor alles so aufgreifen sollten. Schreibt uns eure Vorschläge entweder ganz klassisch per  E-Mail  oder nutzt unsere “ Stille Post “, unseren Briefkasten für Insider-Infos. Startup-Jobs: Auf der Suche nach einer neuen Herausforderung? In der unserer  Jobbörse  findet Ihr Stellenanzeigen von Startups und Unternehmen. Foto (oben): azrael74

Rocket Internet Investments

229 Investments

Rocket Internet has made 229 investments. Their latest investment was in expertlead as part of their Series B on August 8, 2021.

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Rocket Internet Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/2/2021

Series B

expertlead

$11.28M

No

Acton Capital, Kreos Capital, and Seek Ventures

1

7/20/2021

Series A

Tiko

$65M

No

btov Partners, and Cabiedes & Partners

1

6/29/2021

Series A

Urban Sports Club

$95.19M

No

Claret Capital, HV Capital, INKEF Capital, Partech Partners, ProSiebenSat.1, and RTP Global

5

6/16/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

4/14/2021

Series D

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$99M

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10

Date

8/2/2021

7/20/2021

6/29/2021

6/16/2021

4/14/2021

Round

Series B

Series A

Series A

Series A

Series D

Company

expertlead

Tiko

Urban Sports Club

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Amount

$11.28M

$65M

$95.19M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Acton Capital, Kreos Capital, and Seek Ventures

btov Partners, and Cabiedes & Partners

Claret Capital, HV Capital, INKEF Capital, Partech Partners, ProSiebenSat.1, and RTP Global

Sources

1

1

5

10

10

Rocket Internet Portfolio Exits

59 Portfolio Exits

Rocket Internet has 59 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Mobly on February 05, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

2/5/2021

IPO

1

2/4/2021

IPO

3

2/1/2021

Asset Sale

$991

10

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Date

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2/4/2021

2/1/2021

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Exit

IPO

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Asset Sale

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Valuation

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

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3

10

10

10

Rocket Internet Acquisitions

8 Acquisitions

Rocket Internet acquired 8 companies. Their latest acquisition was SMACC on March 12, 2020.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

3/12/2020

Incubator/Accelerator

$5.75M

Shareholder Liquidity

1

1/31/2018

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10

4/27/2015

Acquired

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$99M

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10

4/16/2015

Acquired - II

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$99M

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10

2/11/2015

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$991

$99M

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10

Date

3/12/2020

1/31/2018

4/27/2015

4/16/2015

2/11/2015

Investment Stage

Incubator/Accelerator

Acquired

Acquired - II

Companies

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Valuation

$991

Total Funding

$5.75M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Note

Shareholder Liquidity

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10

Rocket Internet Fund History

5 Fund Histories

Rocket Internet has 5 funds, including Rocket Internet Capital Partners II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/18/2019

Rocket Internet Capital Partners II

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

$1,000M

3

1/19/2017

Rocket Internet Capital Partners

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$99M

10

Rocket Internet Growth Fund

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$99M

10

Corporate Venturing Fund

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$99M

10

Rocket Emerging Markets (EM) Internet Fund

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$99M

10

Closing Date

9/18/2019

1/19/2017

Fund

Rocket Internet Capital Partners II

Rocket Internet Capital Partners

Rocket Internet Growth Fund

Corporate Venturing Fund

Rocket Emerging Markets (EM) Internet Fund

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$1,000M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

10

Rocket Internet Partners & Customers

7 Partners and customers

Rocket Internet has 7 strategic partners and customers. Rocket Internet recently partnered with MTN Group on March 3, 2018.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/2/2018

Partner

MTN Group

South Africa

MTN partners to bring e-commerce services to African markets

Co-Founder of Rocket Internet , Oliver Samwer , said : `` The strategic partnership between Rocket Internet , Millicom International Cellular and MTN Group is unique and will enable AIH to reach more consumers with better services .

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3/2/2018

Partner

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2/19/2018

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10

3/2/2017

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3/3/2016

Partner

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Date

3/2/2018

3/2/2018

2/19/2018

3/2/2017

3/3/2016

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

MTN Group

Country

South Africa

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News Snippet

MTN partners to bring e-commerce services to African markets

Co-Founder of Rocket Internet , Oliver Samwer , said : `` The strategic partnership between Rocket Internet , Millicom International Cellular and MTN Group is unique and will enable AIH to reach more consumers with better services .

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Rocket Internet Service Providers

3 Service Providers

Rocket Internet has 3 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Commercial Bank

Bookrunner

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Rocket Internet Team

126 Team Members

Rocket Internet has 126 team members, including current Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Fatoumata BA.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Fatoumata BA

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Current

Benoit Menardo

Vinci, Rosneft, INSEAD, Bain & Company, and Millennium Management

Founder

Current

Alexander Samwer

Founder

Current

Marc Samwer

Founder

Current

Oliver Samwer

Plinga, Alando, Jamba!, eBay, and Global Founders Capital

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

Fatoumata BA

Benoit Menardo

Alexander Samwer

Marc Samwer

Oliver Samwer

Work History

Vinci, Rosneft, INSEAD, Bain & Company, and Millennium Management

Plinga, Alando, Jamba!, eBay, and Global Founders Capital

Title

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Founder

Founder

Founder

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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