Rocket Internet Founded 2007
Founders Alexander Samwer Fabio Tran Issam Abedin Marc Samwer Michele Ferrario Navid Hadzaad Javaherian Oliver Samwer Stefan Jung
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Total investments 122
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$24M
Portfolio companies 88
Rounds per year 6.29
Lead investments 24
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 34
Areas of investment
Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Lifestyle
Software
Telecommunications
Summary

Rocket Internet appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2007. The company was established in Europe in Germany. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Berlin.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The average startup value when the investment from Rocket Internet is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Rocket Internet works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Rocket Internet, startups are often financed by Summit Partners, Phenomen Ventures, H14. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TEV | Tengelmann Ventures, btov Partners, RTP Global. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Global Founders Capital, TEV | Tengelmann Ventures, Summit Partners.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Financial Services, Marketplace. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Delivery Hero, Lazada Group, Funding Circle Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The fund was created by Alexander Samwer, Marc Samwer, Oliver Samwer. The overall number of key employees were 1.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Seed
05 Apr 2021
Knoma
Banking
Consumer Lending
Credit
EdTech
FinTech
Lending
Marketplace
Personal Finance
Early Stage Venture
28M01 Oct 2020 United Kingdom, Westminster
Spenmo
B2B
Consumer
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Seed
2M14 Aug 2020 Singapore, Singapore
Payflow
Financial Services
FinTech
Seed
20 Apr 2020 Spain, Barcelona
Ofload
B2B
Freight Service
Logistics
Software
Supply Chain Management
Seed
571K24 Feb 2020 Australia, Sydney
Global Savings Group
Content Delivery Network
Content Discovery
E-Commerce
Internet
Publishing
Late Stage Venture
15M04 Feb 2020 Germany, Munich
everstox
Logistics
Warehousing
Seed
15 Jan 2020 Germany, Munich
insureQ
Financial Services
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Seed
13 Dec 2019 Germany, Munich
Flash Coffee
Coffee
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Seed
2M18 Oct 2019 Singapore, Singapore
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