Helpling, the leading global platform for on-demand home services, has secured EUR 43M in Series B funding. The investment was led by Lakestar, Kite Ventures, Mangrove Capital Partners, Lukasz Gadowski and Rocket Internet. With the EUR 13,5M Series A funding in 2014, Helpling has now raised a total of EUR 56,5M in less than one year after launch.
Rocket Internet changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) /// Rocket has been registered under Rocket Internet SE /// New legal form reflects the international setup of Rocket Internet while emphasizing strong links to Germany and Europe /// No change in governance structure and day-to-day operations
Rocket increases ownership in Delivery Hero to close to 40% through contribution of Talabat and acquisition of secondary shares /// Increase of direct ownership in foodpanda from below 50% to c. 52% as a result of primary and secondary transactions /// Rocket’s stake in Yemeksepeti, the Turkish market leader, will become part of the Global Online Takeaway Group /// Global Online Takeaway Group is a major cornerstone and a highly valuable asset in Rocket’s overall strategy
Bridestory, Indonesian’s leading online wedding marketplace, has just secured Series A funding from Rocket Internet Group.