Copycats versus disruptors in Latin America

A majority of the most successful startups coming out of Latin America have fallen under the "copycat" business model. On the other hand, there’s been a rise in truly disruptive ideas coming out of

Rocket Internet Fashion Group GFG Raises $35M, Poaches Amazon Exec To Lead It

Rocket Internet Fashion Ecommerce Startups, Lamoda & Dafiti, Get €25M From World Bank Group’s IFC

Rocket Internet has secured new funding for two of its fashion-focused ecommerce startups, with a €10M investment for Lamoda, which operates predominantly in Russia and Kazakhstan, and €15M in e

Dafiti, Rocket Internet’s Latin American Fashion Portal, Gets $70M From Ontario Teachers

Earlier this year, when <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.com">Rocket Internet</a> <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/07/16/rocket-internet-raises-500m-from-kinnevik-and-access-pla

Samwer’s Rocket Internet Picks Up Its First Luxury Goods Investor: PPR Puts $13M Into Lamoda And Dafiti’s Holding Company

Another new chapter is opening up for <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocketinternet.de">Rocket Internet</a>, the incubator started and run by the Samwer Brothers in Germany. The company is today

Dafiti, The Latin American Zappos, Raises Further $65M Led By Quadrant Capital Advisors

Following a $45m investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management as recently as August, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dafiti.com.br/">Dafiti</a>, a Brazilian/Latin American Zappos, has added a furt