Rocket Internet Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 3

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 284

  • Portfolio
  • 78

  • Exits
  • 140

Exits

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
2007
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Accelerator/Incubator
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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