World Retail Award nominee JUMIA releases mobile AppAugust 27th, 2013 - JUMIA, West-Africa’s #1 shopping destination, today launches its App in Nigeria, Morocco, Ivory Coast and Kenya. JUMIA’s App is available for all Android phones – enforcing m-commerce in Africa. With their new app, JUMIA’s selection of 50.000 products is just a few clicks away and makes online shopping even easier and totally flexible.
Rocket Internet raises USD 500 million for further global expansionBerlin, July 16th, 2013 – Rocket Internet announced today that it has raised a total of USD 500 million from partners Investment AB Kinnevik and Access Industries since May 2012, representing the largest investment ever made in an internet incubator and accelerator company. The funds will be used to further expand Rocket Internet´s world-wide network of successful internet start-ups.
ABOUT ROCKET INTERNET
About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet incubates and invests in Internet companies with proven business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 28,000 employees. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.