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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 Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2017)937
Revenue (FY, 2015)€306.1 M(-52%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)€21.7

Key People/Management at Rocket Internet

Bettina Curtze

Bettina Curtze

SVP Finance and Investments
Mohamed Omaizat

Mohamed Omaizat

SVP Corporate Finance
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 (30-Oct-2017)

3.6b

Closing stock price (30-Oct-2017)

21.7

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.8b

EV

2.4b
Rocket Internet's current market capitalization is €3.6 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)
EURY, 2015

EV/EBITDA

-11.9 x

EV/EBIT

-10.6 x

EV/CFO

-22.6 x
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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 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

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Rocket Internet Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocket Internet News and Updates

TheAsianparent appoints former Rocket Internet exec to lead finance

Jatin Detwani will be in charge of implementing and driving new strategic, commercial, and tech initiatives for the startup.

Rocket Internet Sits on $3.3 Billion Cash Pile After IPOs

Rocket Internet Sits on $3.3 Billion Cash Pile After IPOs

Rocket Internet CEO says feels very confident about Jumia

The chief executive of German tech investor Rocket Internet on Wednesday said he felt very confident about African ecommmerce company Jumia , but he declined to comment directly on reports that questioned its figures.

Rocket Internet set to found more companies in 2019

German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet will set up more companies in 2019 than last year, it said on Thursday, as investors raise questions about the company's direction now most of its big holdings are listed or on track to go public.

Rocket Internet CEO ready to seize tech rout opportunities

The chief executive of Rocket Internet is poised to pounce if the recent fall in tech stocks continues, putting to work the German ecommerce investor's 2 billion euros ($2.28 billion) of available cash.

Rocket Internet sees net benefits to being public company

The chief executive of German ecommerce company Rocket Internet still sees net benefits to being a public company even though it has separately listed most of the companies it launched.
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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, Mohamed Omaizat and Christian Senitz.

  • How many employees does Rocket Internet have?

    Rocket Internet has 937 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 €326.6 k.

  • Who are Rocket Internet competitors?

    Competitors of Rocket Internet include Tikehau Capital, New Venturetec and Main Street Capital.

  • Where are Rocket Internet offices?

    Rocket Internet has an office in Berlin.

  • How many offices does Rocket Internet have?

    Rocket Internet has 1 office.