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Westwing, Rocket Internet’s Home Design Portal, Upsizes With Another $99M In Backing

Fab may have stumbled in its aggressive march on the European market, but the Samwer brothers and their Rocket Internet e-commerce incubator are using the moment to shore up its competitor in the onli

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

Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet’s Latin American Hailo, Comes To Africa With Another $10M In Funding

<a target="_blank" href="">Easy Taxi</a>, a Brazil-based Hailo-like app incubated by the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet, is today announcing a $10 million round of funding and

The Iconic Picks Up A $26M Round To Build Out Online Fashion In Australia, As Rocket Internet’s Global March Continues

<a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>, the incubator run by Berlin's Samwer brothers, has picked up hundreds of millions of dollars ($837 million, in fact) in fun

Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More

<a target="_blank" href="">Zalora</a>, a Zappos-style fashion e-commerce site in South East Asia backed by the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet incubator in Germany, is today anno

Samwer Brothers’ Zappos Clone Namshi Gets $13M More From Summit To Build Out Its Middle East Fashion E-Commerce Portal

<a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>, the German-based e-commerce startup incubator from the Samwer brothers, is today announcing another round of funding for its

Rocket Internet-Backed FoodPanda Raises $20M+ As It Prepares For The Next Course In Its Food Delivery Ambitions

The food delivery wars continue to heat up: today <a target="_blank" href="">foodpanda</a>, the Rocket Internet-incubated startup that offers a one-stop service to order food f

Rocket Internet-Backed Fashion Portal Zalora Launches iOS App, No Word Of Android Yet

<a target="_blank" href="">Zalora</a>, <a href="">Rocket Internet</a>'s pan-Asian fashion retail site, has <a target="_blank" href="htt

Payleven, The Samwers’ Square/PayPal Rival, Ramps Up Security With FSA Authorization, MasterCard mPOS Scheme

There is no single mobile payment company in Europe that has reached the scale and stature that <a target="_blank" href="">Square</a> has in the U.S., where the Jack Dorsey-led

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

Summit Partners Puts $26M Into Samwer Brothers’ African Amazon Clone Jumia

<a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>, the e-commerce startup incubator started by the Samwer Brothers, is once again ramping up its operations in emerging market

Rocket Internet’s Linio, The Amazon Of Latin America, Raises $26.5M From Summit Partners. Rinse And Repeat.

Another Rocket Internet-incubated e-commerce company gets a significant cash injection today: <a target="_blank" href="">Linio</a>, the so-called 'Amazon of Latin America', has rai

Payleven, The Samwer Square Clone, Surmounts Visa Hurdle With Chip And PIN Reader Now Sold In Europe

<a target="_blank" href="">Payleven</a>, the mobile payment company from the Samwer bothers' Rocket Internet incubator, is now taking orders for its chip-and-PIN readers, which

FoodPanda, Rocket Internet’s Answer To GrubHub And Delivery Hero, Now Delivering Food In 23 Countries And Raising Money

<a target="_blank" href="">FoodPanda</a>, a Rocket Internet-backed online platform for aggregating and delivering food from take-out restaurants, is today announcing that it ha

Payleven, The Samwer Brothers’ Answer To Square, Takes A ‘High Single-Digit Million Dollar’ Round Led By A Mystery Investor

<a target="_blank" href="">Payleven</a>, the <a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>-incubated mobile-payment service that uses a dongle attac

Paymill, The Samwer Stripe Clone, Strikes Global Deal With PAY.ON To Expand Payment Options

<a target="_blank" href="">Paymill</a>, the cloud-based payment provider backed by the Samwer Brothers' Rocket Internet startup incubator, is taking one more step to build out its

Samwer/Rocket Internet-Backed Zalando Launches Emeza, A Luxury Goods And Fashion Portal With Prices Up To $1,000

The Samwer Brothers and Rocket Internet are not slowing down in the new year with the rollout of new online properties to further populate their e-commerce empire. What's perhaps surprising, given the

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="">Rocket Internet</a>, the incubator started and run by the Samwer Brothers in Germany. The company is today