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  • March 25th, 2015
    Helpling raises EUR 43M in funding

    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.

  • March 18th, 2015
    Rocket Internet changes legal form and transforms into a Societas Europaea (SE)

    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

  • March 11th, 2015
    Rocket Internet builds out stake in Delivery Hero to close to 40% and increases share in foodpanda to c. 52%

    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

  • March 5th, 2015
    Rocket Internet Group enters wedding market with Bridestory investment

    Bridestory, Indonesian’s leading online wedding marketplace, has just secured Series A funding from Rocket Internet Group.

  • March 2nd, 2015
    Pushing Careers in Fast Growing Economies: Everjobs starts in Asia and Africa

    Everjobs (, the new job portal for fast growing economies, starts its expansion across Asia and Africa. The company’s mission is to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting job seekers with employers in a matter of clicks. The Everjobs site offers helpful tools and intuitive features, such as a CV creation tool, easy site navigation, search filters, and career tips.

  • February 23rd, 2015
    SpaceWays aims to digitise Australia’s $752M self storage market

    Australia’s booming $752 million self-storage market is set for digital disruption, with Rocket Internet backed global provider of on-demand storage, SpaceWays, arriving in Sydney.

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