Helpling, the on-demand cleaner marketplace backed by Rocket Internet and more than 60 million euros in venture capital, has laid off 20% of its workforce just three months after acquiring UK-based Hassle for €32 million, reports Gründerszene (in German). One of the co-founders of the company, which made its debut in Germany just last year, […]
Berlin-based Movinga, which bills itself as Germany’s first online relocation company (more on that below), has recently raised a funding round from Global Founders Capital - the investment vehicle from the Rocket Internet crew - as reported by German media last week. The investment round brings the total raised by the very early-stage startup to […]
Rocket Internet is today presenting the H1 2015 results of its ‘proven winners’, and the overall increase of the value of its portfolio of Internet companies.
You wait ages for one and then two come along at once….no not buses, unicorns! Literally hours after BlaBlaCar became Europe’s latest unicorn, now HelloFresh has joined the club too
On the latest episode, we discuss the rumoured Rocket growth fund, our thoughts on Berlin’s startup scene, and musical chairs in the VC world, as we look at what Saul Klein is up to after leaving Index.
Rocket Internet, the Germany-based but globally active Internet startup factory, reportedly has plans to establish a €1 billion fund headed (solely) by co-founder Oli Samwer to make late-stage investments.
Rocket Internet-incubated GoButler, the German-born but currently NYC-headquartered startup behind an epynomous virtual assistant, has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by General Catalyst Partners with participation from Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital, Lakestar, Slow Ventures, BoxGroup and Cherry Ventures. GoButler provides a free, text […]