12. April 2016–
Exit for Rocket Internet
Berlin-based startup factory Rocket Internet sold its shares of Asia-based e-commerce Lazada to China-based internet giant Alibaba for $1 billion. Lazada sells e.g. clothing and electric items in Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.
Medigo closes $3.5 million round
Berlin-based Medigo announces a $3.5 million investment round. CL Global Healthcare added the amount to the Series A round from December 2014. Medigo lets patients book medical treatments in other countries.
Rocket Internet starts Camping platform
Rocket Internet’s newest startup is a platform to find and contact camping spaces. Campday lets users filter camping spaces by kind (tent, caravan), date, and place. Until now, it has launched in five federal states in Germany. So far, no external funding has been raised. The business model is easy: Campday will take a fee for each booking.
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