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.
Everjobs (everjobs.com), 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.
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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