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Daniel Jones is said to have left Global Founders Capital to ‘raise his own fund’

Global Founders Capital, the venture capital arm of Rocket Internet, has seen a number of its London investment team leave over the last couple of years, but the most significant departure may have on

Cross-border payment startup InstaRem eyes IPO in 2020 after closing $13M Series B

Cross-border payment startup InstaRem has raised $13 million in new financing as it looks to expand its business, which is rooted in Asia, into Europe and North America ahead of an eventual public li

Away nears 100K stylish suitcases sold as it raises $20M

What do people actually want in luggage? A phone charger, unbreakable exterior, and maximum packing space at a resonable price is what Away discovered. So it built a line of sleek but expansive polyca

OpenRent, the UK online letting agent, picks up £4.4M from Rocket Internet’s GFC

<a target="_blank" href="">OpenRent</a>, one of a number of online letting agents (or realtor, as it might be described in the U.S.), has picked up £4.4 million in backing

Echo app aims to take the hassle out of ordering repeat prescriptions

A UK startup is angling to build a business out of simplifying the repeat prescription ordering process for NHS GP surgeries via an app, called Echo, that lets patients use their smartphones to make a

Rocket Internet’s GFC backs home care marketplace HomeTouch

<a target="_blank" href="">HomeTouch</a>, the UK home care marketplace, has picked up £700,000 in new funding in a round led by Rocket Internet's venture arm Global Founde

InstaRem raises $5M to make overseas money transfers cheaper and faster in Asia

InstaRem, an international remittance payments startup headquartered in Singapore, has raised $5 million in a round led by Vertex Ventures.

India’s Craftsvilla Lands $34M For Its Online Marketplace For Ethnic Products

Craftsvilla, an India-based marketplace for ethnic goods, has closed a $34 million Series C round as it begins to ramp up its overseas expansion plans. The investment was led by existing investors Seq

Lookup, A Chat App That Connects Retailers And Customers In India, Raises $2.5M

WhatsApp is huge in India. The Facebook-owned messaging service has probably passed 100 million monthly active users in the country -- it crossed 70 million in November of last year -- and is used by

On-Demand Delivery Service Quiqup Picks Up Backing From Delivery Hero And Global Founders Capital

London's <a target="_blank" href="">Quiqup</a>, an on-demand delivery service that competes with Ingite alumni <a href="">J

Global Founders Capital Invests In Middle East Hotel Booking Startup Yamsafer

Global Founders Capital, the European investment fund set up in 2013 by Rocket Internet founders Oliver and Marc Samwer, has led a $3.5 million Series B funding round in Middle East hotel booking star

India’s Craftsvilla, An Etsy-Like Marketplace For Ethnic Products, Raises $18M

India is currently undergoing an e-commerce boom -- at least in terms of investment. The latest startup to pull in bags of investor cash is Craftsvilla, an e-commerce site for 'ethnic products' that i

“You Can’t Bootstrap This Business” Says Marley Spoon CEO, After Recipe-Kit Service Scoops Up $5M Series A

Despite taking at least two fatalities in the U.K. — both Housebites and Dinnr dead-pooled earlier this year — the cook-at-home food delivery startup idea looks like it’s here to sta

CityMaps2Go Maker Ulmon Gets Its First Investment, A Seed Round From Global Founders Capital

<a target="_blank" href="">Ulmon</a>, the travel app developer behind the popular CityMaps2Go apps, has raised its first round of funding, a seed investment from Global Founders C

Global Founders Capital Reveals First Three Investments, Including Lingoda, GirlMeetsDress And Videdressing

The Samwer brothers’ Global Founders Capital fund is announcing its first three investments today, a few short months after making its public debut. The initial round of investment isn’t e

Samwer Brothers Team Up With Delivery Hero ex-CEO In New, $194M Venture Fund

Make way for one more big venture fund coming out of Europe, this one with some colorful backers. Oliver and Marc Samwer -- founders of the <a target="_blank" href="">Roc