Selina raises $150M to dish out flexible loans that leverage home equity

For many of us, our home is by far our biggest asset, and in the world of fintech, that’s led to a logical extension: when you need money, borrow against that biggest asset. Today, a London fint

Arive raises $20M for an instant delivery service beyond groceries and essentials

Instant purchase and delivery of food and other essentials was one of the big bubbles of opportunity in the world of e-commerce in the last year, with dozens of startups big and small emerging and sco

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

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion Sites Zalora And The Iconic

Earlier this year, Rocket Internet <a href="">announced the closing of

Rocket Internet’s Linio Picks Up $50M To Further Build Out Its Latin American Amazon-style Marketplace

<a target="_blank" href="">Linio</a>, the <a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>-incubated e-commerce portal that has aspirations to be the Am

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

<a target="_blank" href="">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

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

Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries

<a target="_blank" href="">Lamoda</a>, the Russian online fashion site incubated by the Samwer Brothers' <a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</

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

As Payment Pioneer Stripe Gears Up For Euro Rollout, Rocket Rival Paymill Reveals $5M More Funding, From Blumberg Capital

The race for leadership in easy e-commerce in Europe is on. <a target="_blank" href="">Stripe</a>, the U.S. startup that has developed a simple payments API for developers to use in a

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

Paymill, The Samwer Stripe Clone, Raises $13M From Serial Rocket Internet Backer Holtzbrinck Ventures And New Investor Sunstone

Paymill, the Rocket-Internet incubated online payments company that works like developer-friendly Stripe by offering users an API to quickly integrate card transactions, is today announcing that it

Samwers’ Online Shopping Mall Lazada Gets $40M From Shareholder Kinnevik To Push The Amazon Model In Asia

<a target="_blank" href="">Amazon's</a> global march has yet to take it into emerging markets like Vietnam and Malaysia, so the Samwer brothers have smelled an opportunity to buil

JP Morgan Invests ‘Significant Double Digit Millions’ In Another Rocket Internet Fashion Site, Asia’s Zalora

<a href="">Less than a month</a> after reportedly sinking $40-80 million into Lamod

Rocket Internet’s ‘Blitzkrieg’: JP Morgan Invests In Russian Fashion Site Lamoda; $40-80M Reported

Less than a month after JP Morgan put investments into two Rocket Internet-baked fashion sites modelled on Zappos -- an <a href="

Zalando, The Samwer Zappos Clone, Closes Another Round, Adds JP Morgan, Quadrant Capital As Backers

<a target="_blank" href="">Zalando</a>, the shoe and fashion e-commerce site originally started as a clone of Zappos by the <a target="_blank" href=""

Fashion For Home Scores New Funding As Samwer Brothers’ Rocket Internet Exits

<a target="_blank" href="">Fashion For Home</a>, the online designer furniture store, has scored a new funding round led by the Munich-based VC <a target="_blank" href="h

Guest Post: Can we stop talking about European clone startups now?

<em><img src="" class="shot2" />This is a part II in a series of guest posts by <a href="">Erik Bove

Guest Post: Can we stop talking about European clone startups now?

<em><img src="" class="shot2" />This is a part II in a series of guest posts by <a href="">Erik Bove
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