Rocket Internet Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 3


  • Investments
  • 284

  • Portfolio
  • 78

  • Exits
  • 140


Rocket Internet General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2007, Rocket Internet is a venture builder based in Berlin, Germany. The firm incubates, builds, and operationally develops internet-based business models. The firm focuses on information technology, consumer products, consumer services, financial services, energy, the internet of things, wellness, impact investing, TMT, SaaS, e-commerce, and technology-based sectors in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Central America, South America, Caucasus, and Asia.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • Charlottenstraße 4
  • 10969 Berlin
  • Germany
+49 09303 00000000

Rocket Internet Investments & Acquisitions (284)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Bioniq (Services (B2C Non-Financial)) 21-Mar-2024 Later Stage VC Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue
Blueground 07-Nov-2023 00000 00000 0000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Vitable 03-Aug-2023 00000 00000 00.000 Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue
Flash Coffee 12-May-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue
Baly 28-Oct-2022 0000 00000 000.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000 000000000 00.0
Clevergy 19-Jul-2022 0000 00000 00000 Other Energy Services Generating Revenue
Vitable 27-May-2022 00000 00000 00.000 Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Bluesock Hostels 18-May-2022 0000000000 00.000 Hotels and Resorts Profitable
AppX 18-Jan-2022 Early Stage VC 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue
Humu 11-Jan-2022 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Rocket Internet Exits (140)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
InstaFreight (Logistics) 01-Dec-2023 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Webuy 19-Oct-2023 000 000.00
Iziwork 07-Sep-2023 000000000000000000
SpaceWays 01-Sep-2023 000000000 00000000
Aitme 28-Aug-2023 000000000000000000
Stockspot 16-Aug-2023 0000000000 000.00
Humu 02-Aug-2023 0000000000
Dealerdirect. 01-Jul-2023 000000000 00000000
Nestpick 30-May-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Expertlead 25-May-2023 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
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Rocket Internet Management, Team & Partners (53)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Arnd Lodowicks Ph.D Chief Financial Officer 0 Berlin, Germany
Oliver Samwer Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 00 0 Berlin, Germany
Eyad Alkassar Ph.D Chief Executive Officer, Middle East 0 Berlin, Germany
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Rocket Internet Co-Investors (262)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Global Founders Capital 23 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Flash Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
HV Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tiger Global Management 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Rocket Internet FAQs

  • What is Rocket Internet?

    Founded in 2007, Rocket Internet is a venture builder based in Berlin, Germany.

  • When was Rocket Internet founded?

    Rocket Internet was founded in 2007.

  • Who is the founder of Rocket Internet?

    Theo Poursanidis, Charlie Hung, Ulrick Noel, Eduardo Cardoso, Oliver Samwer, Alexander Samwer, and Marc Samwer are the founders of Rocket Internet.

  • Who is the CEO of Rocket Internet?

    Oliver Samwer and Eyad Alkassar Ph.D are the CEOs of Rocket Internet.

  • Where is Rocket Internet headquartered?

    Rocket Internet is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

  • How many investments has Rocket Internet made?

    Rocket Internet has made 284 investments.

  • What has Rocket Internet invested in?

    Rocket Internet has made numerous investments in companies like Bioniq (Services (B2C Non-Financial)), Blueground, and Vitable within the Consumer Non-Durables and Real Estate Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Rocket Internet invested in recently?

    Rocket Internet's latest investment was on 21-Mar-2024 in Bioniq (Services (B2C Non-Financial)), a company within the Consumer Non-Durables industry.

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