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Rocket Internet closes $1B fund, the largest out of Europe to date

If you thought the problems Rocket Internet has had bringing its portfolio of startups and its business overall into the black would have spelled setbacks for future investing, think again. This wee

Rocket Internet’s Africa Internet Group raises $326M from Goldman Sachs and others

Fresh from pulling in $83 million from European insurance giant AXA last month, Africa Internet Group (AIG) -- the Rocket Internet-backed company behind e-commerce site Jumia -- has announced that it

Rocket Internet’s Oliver Samwer Talks Cloning, Uber And New Frontiers

What's it like to be the billionaire co-founder of a sprawling digital business empire that wasn't born in Silicon Valley? Oliver Samwer, co-founder of Rocket Internet, gave a glimpse during an on sta

TechCrunch Disrupt London Brings The Best Of Europe Together

We have some incredible speakers coming to the TechCrunch Disrupt London conference on December 7-8. We’re not just talking global sporting superstar Thierry Henry, by the way. We’re talki

Rocket Internet Consolidates 5 Emerging Market Fashion Brands Into One: $3.5B GFG

More news this morning from Rocket Internet as the Berlin-based startup incubator continues to clean house ahead of a planned public listing. Today the company, alongside one of its biggest co-investo

Rocket Internet Raises $500M From Kinnevik And Access, Plans More E-Commerce In Emerging Markets

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.de">Rocket Internet</a>, the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator that has been behind dozens of startups around the world, is preparing to spin out a