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Rocket Internet is an incubator, private equity and venture capital firm specializing in incubation, early-stage, growth capital, late venture, later stage and start-ups. The Firm seeks to make investments in Internet companies with a focus on online and mobile retail services. It prefers to invest in technology and Internet-based companies with a focus on financial technology, software, food and groceries, fashion, general merchandise, home and living, travel, mobile data services, and new businesses and investments.

TypePublic
Founded2007
HQBerlin, DE
Websiterocket-internet.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)404(-49%)
Revenue (FY, 2015)€306.1 M(-52%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)€18.7
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Rocket Internet

Bettina Curtze

Bettina Curtze

SVP Finance and Investments
Oliver Samwer

Oliver Samwer

Chief Executive Officer
Christian Senitz

Christian Senitz

SVP International Finance
Eyad Alkassar

Eyad Alkassar

Managing Director Middle East Internet Group
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Rocket Internet Office Locations

Rocket Internet has an office in Berlin
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Rocket Internet Financials and Metrics

Rocket Internet Revenue

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Rocket Internet's revenue was reported to be €306.07 m in FY, 2015 which is a 52.8% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2015)

306.1m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

(52.8%)

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

242.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

79.1%

Net income (FY, 2015)

(197.8m)

EBITDA (FY, 2015)

(200.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(226.1m)

Market capitalization (18-Sept-2020)

2.5b

Closing stock price (18-Sept-2020)

18.7

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.8b

EV

1.3b
Rocket Internet's current market capitalization is €2.5 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

648.6m306.1m

Revenue growth, %

(53%)

Cost of goods sold

69.8m64.1m

Gross profit

578.9m242.0m
EURY, 2014Y, 2015

Cash

2.1b1.8b

Total Assets

3.9b5.0b

Total Debt

5.3m526.9m

Total Liabilities

3.9b5.0b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(94.6m)(105.5m)
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Rocket Internet Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015

Active Subscribers

172.70 k614.50 k

Servings Delivered

12.30 m49.50 m
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Rocket Internet Cybersecurity Score

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74/100

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Rocket Internet Revenue Breakdown

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Rocket Internet revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.1% from Food & Groceries, 39.4% from Fashion, 19.2% from General Merchandise, 19.2% from Home & Living and 8.1% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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Rocket Internet Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocket Internet News and Updates

Rethinking Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet: European startup pariah — or pioneer? Rethinking Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet comes down to Earth

Europe’s most-hyped incubator is delisting. It’s a humbling blow.

European venture builder Rocket Internet to delist from stock market

Its value falls from US$8.2 billion to US$3.1 billion. 

The humbling of Europe’s most-hyped startup incubator: Rocket Internet

Oliver Samwer's "startup factory" ends its rough run as a public company, leaving investors with no parting gift.

Rocket Internet to delist from stock market and focus on long-term strategy

Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based startup factory that held an IPO back in 2014, is delisting its shares from the Frankfurt and Luxembourg Stock Exchanges. As rationale for the delisting, a press release says private capital, specifically growth capital, is much more available these days — and “coul…

Startup Factory Rocket Internet to Delist After Value Drops

Startup Factory Rocket Internet to Delist After Fall in Value
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Rocket Internet Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rocket Internet founded?

    Rocket Internet was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Rocket Internet key executives?

    Rocket Internet's key executives are Bettina Curtze, Oliver Samwer and Christian Senitz.

  • How many employees does Rocket Internet have?

    Rocket Internet has 404 employees.

  • What is Rocket Internet revenue?

    Latest Rocket Internet annual revenue is €306.1 m.

  • What is Rocket Internet revenue per employee?

    Latest Rocket Internet revenue per employee is €757.6 k.

  • Who are Rocket Internet competitors?

    Competitors of Rocket Internet include Cerberus Capital Management, Elron and BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage.

  • Where are Rocket Internet offices?

    Rocket Internet has an office in Berlin.

  • How many offices does Rocket Internet have?

    Rocket Internet has 1 office.