21 August — ClickBus, the leading global online booking platform for bus travels, has received an additional USD10 million funding from Latin America Internet Group, Tengelmann Ventures, Holtzbrinck Ventures and Rocket Internet. The funding round coincides with the one-year anniversary and the launches in Turkey and Pakistan, placing ClickBus in seven countries alongside Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Poland and Thailand. Further country expansions will follow shortly.

August 2014

  1. Aug 21

    Situs Perbandingan Harga Memberikan Transparansi Harga Lebih Baik untuk Negara - Negara Berkembang

    Membantah mengenai penurunan global, perekonomian di Asia Tenggara kini telah mengalami kemajuan pesat selama beberapa tahun terakhir, di samping pertumbuhan yang sudah terlihat saat ini, kebanyakan dari penduduk melakukan pembelian produk secara online. Survei terbaru dari PricePanda menunjukkan bahwa, harga untuk setiap produk sangat berbeda, dan perbedaan tersebut mencapai 30% hal ini terjadi karena pengecer dan juga lokasi yang berbeda. Karena dalam jangka waktu dua tahun terakhir, sekita...
  2. Aug 21

    Price Comparison Websites bring more transparency to emerging markets

    Defying a global downturn, South-East Asia’s economies have boomed over the past years and alongside this noticeable growth, a growing share of the population are making their purchases online. Pricepanda´s recent survey found that prices for consumer goods can differ up to 30 % between varying locations and retailers.
  3. Aug 18

    Helpling startet TV-Kampagne: “Keine Lust zu Putzen?”

    Europas führende Online-Vermittlung von Reinigungskräften erlöst Fernsehzuschauer vom Saubermachen. “So einfach geht sauber” wird zum Marken-Claim.
  4. Aug 15

    United Internet announces strategic investment in Rocket Internet

    Montabaur & Berlin, Germany, 15 August 2014 – United Internet AG (“United Internet”) and Rocket Internet AG (“Rocket”) are pleased to announce that United Internet is investing a total of €435 million for a 10.7% stake in Rocket. The investment will cement the long term strategic relationship between United Internet and Oliver Samwer, Rocket’s Chief Executive Officer and co-founder.
  5. Aug 14

    More Space for Londoners

    SpaceWays, the new on-demand storage company has launched its warehouse with 57,000 sq ft storage capacity. SpaceWays creates space by offering an convenient online solution for storage to all Londoners. Within a few clicks everything that that fits into boxes, as well as oversized items is picked-up at stored securely in our warehouse. SpaceWays’ warehouse creates quantifiable space to hold 21,000 boxes. This will create great opportunities for additional space in London’s center.
  6. Aug 14


    Tanggal 17 Agustus selalu diperingati dengan hari lahirnya Tanah Air tercinta yaitu Indonesia. Tepatnya pada tahun 1945 merupakan hari bersejarah bagi masyarakat Indonesia dalam memperingati kemerdekaan Indonesia yang diproklamirkan 69 tahun silam oleh Bung Karno. Seperti yang kita tahu, setiap tanggal 17 Agustus menjadi momen yang sakral dan dapat kita jumpai setiap rumah memasang bendera Merah Putih serta umbul - umbul yang juga dipasang di setiap komplek perumahan dan juga mengadakan upaca...
  7. Aug 11

    Clean your home with one touch: Helpling launches mobile app

    Helpling, the leading online platform for professional cleaners in Europe, today announced the launch of its mobile app for iOS and Android. The app is available in Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden and is the first app of its kind in each country. Whenever and wherever, the Helpling app makes it easier and faster than ever before to book a professional cleaner - something that has previously often involved a lengthy journey, quests through circles of friends, browsing c...
  8. Aug 11

    foodpanda group raises another $60 Million, aiming leadership in emerging markets

    foodpanda, together with its affiliated brands hellofood and Delivery Club, today announced another financing round of $60 Million from a group of investors, including various existing investors, Falcon Edge Capital and Rocket Internet AG. Since its launch in 2012, foodpanda/hellofood has raised over $100 Million. Recently, the company acquired competitor Delivery Club, making it the leading food delivery marketplace in Russia.
  9. Aug 07


    MANILA, Philippines & BERLIN, Germany, 7th August 2014 – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (“PLDT”) (PSE:TEL) (NYSE:PHI), the leading telecoms operator in the Philippines, and Rocket Internet AG (“Rocket”), have entered into a global strategic partnership to drive the development of online and mobile payment solutions in emerging markets.
  10. Aug 05

    Westwing App Hits 1 Million Download Mark

    Right on time for the Westwing app’s first anniversary, one million downloads of online shopping club Westwing´s app have been recorded. With this, Westwing Home & Living has reinforced its position as a leading eCommerce company for Home & Living and underscored once more its success, this time in mobile commerce.

July 2014

  1. Jul 30

    5 Different Types of Startup Professionals – What Type Are You?

    As the leading savings portal, CupoNation drives the pace of the e-commerce market through its skilled and well-trained staff, which consists of people from more than 30 different nationalities and various cultural backgrounds. Adrian Renner, co-founder of CupoNation proudly states: “CupoNation operates all over the world and despite all of our differences, we pride ourselves on the fact that we create a special sense of belonging among our staff. That is one of our recipes for success.”
  2. Jul 30


    PricePanda Indonesia menandai awal Ramadhan dengan peluncuran kategori Fashion terbaru yaitu ‘Baju Muslim’ , yang hadir dengan penuh warga dan elegan untuk pria maupun wanita.
  3. Jul 28

    Easy Taxi raises USD 40m from new investors

    Easy Taxi, a leading mobile taxi app in Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia, secured USD 40m in Series D funding led by the Russian Phenomen Ventures with participation of Tengelmann Ventures, the investment company of Germany’s multi-sector retailer Tengelmann Group. The confidence new investors put into the world’s farthest-reaching taxi app is a testament to Easy Taxi’s successful expansion during the past year and its leadership position across multiple markets.
  4. Jul 24

    Crowdlending-Plattform Zencap finanziert Dirk Nowitzki-Film in Rekordzeit

    Innerhalb nur eines Tages konnte Zencap, der internationale Online-Kreditmarktplatz für den Mittelstand, den 100.000 Euro Kredit für den internationalen Vertrieb des Kinofilms NOWITZKI. DER PERFEKTE WURF finanzieren.