We live in exciting times. First, the internet is changing the way we live – we buy food, rent apartments and sign credit leases online. Second, emerging marketing are growing fast – more and more people are able to afford a higher standard of living. Rocket Internet is the only company that taps into these two developments on a global scale, industrializing company building and making products and services accessible everywhere. Rocket Internet and its network of companies are active in more than 110 countries around the globe with more than 36,000 people. You find our companies and local offices in many of the world’s emerging capitals and cities and we are headquartered right in the vibrant center of Berlin, Europe's Silicon Valley. HOW WE WORK Our aim is to make people’s most needed and cherished products and services accessible to them – no matter where they are in the world and in every aspect of their life. Our mission is to identify, build and/or invest in companies with the goal of long-term, sustainable impact. We spot proven business models and act fast to become market leaders, paving the way for long-term profitability. When it comes to operations, no one thinks ahead or executes like we do. We are in it for the long run. WITHOUT OUR PEOPLE WE WOULDN’T BE WHERE WE ARE TODAY Our team of experts in all disciplines enables us to grow, meet challenges, and to continuously move our business forward. For all our employees 6 principles are part of their DNA and makes them the perfect fit for Rocket Internet. 1) We take ownership 2) We think big 3) We act fast 4) We exchange globally 5) We aim to win 6) And while doing so, we value all our companies in Rocket Internet's network.

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Type
Public
HQ
Berlin, DE
Founded
2007
Size (employees)
937 (est)
Rocket Internet was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Berlin, DE
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Rocket Internet Office Locations

Rocket Internet has an office in Berlin
Berlin, DE (HQ)
20 Johannisstraße
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Rocket Internet Financials and Metrics

Rocket Internet Financials

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)

306.1 m

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

(52.8%)

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

242 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

79.1%

Net income (FY, 2015)

(197.8 m)

EBITDA (FY, 2015)

(200.8 m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(226.1 m)

Market capitalization (30-Oct-2017)

3.6 b

Closing share price (30-Oct-2017)

21.7

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.8 b

EV

2.4 b
Rocket Internet's current market capitalization is €3.6 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

648.6 m306.1 m

Revenue growth, %

(53%)

Cost of goods sold

69.8 m64.1 m

Gross profit

578.9 m242 m
eurY, 2014Y, 2015

Cash

2.1 b1.8 b

Total Assets

3.9 b5 b

Total Debt

5.3 m526.9 m

Total Liabilities

3.9 b5 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(94.6 m)(105.5 m)
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

Rocket Internet to Invest in Firms That Can Conquer US

Chief executive Oliver Samwer said he would incubate and invest in firms trying to make it in the competitive US market.

Rocket Internet reveals £2.3bn up for grabs in fintech and AI

Prolific German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet will begin channelling money towards startups in fintech, vertical marketplaces and artificial intelligence, confirmed CEO Oliver Samwer after revealing its first quarter results today. Rocket currently owns majority stakes in meal kit delivery …

Rocket Internet targets $3 billion cash at fintech and AI

BERLIN (By Emma Thomasson, Reuters) – Germany’s Rocket Internet said on Tuesday it is looking at investing in areas such as financial technology and artificial intelligence with the $3 billion it has amassed. “We are looking for opportunities in the tech sector… There is no set timeframe,” the ecomm…

Rocket Internet targets $2.6 billion cash at fintech and AI

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Rocket Internet said on Tuesday it is looking at investing in areas such as financial technology and artificial intelligence with the 2.6 billion euro ($3 billion) it has amassed.

Rocket Internet says start-ups grow sales, limit losses

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet said its main holdings saw more revenue growth and narrowed their losses in the first quarter, while the company was well funded with gross cash of 2.6 billion euros ($3.03 billion).
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