Rocket Internet Raises $500M From Kinnevik And Access, Plans More E-Commerce In Emerging Markets

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http://techcrunch.com – Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator that has been behind dozens of startups around the world, is preparing to spin out a few more. The company today is announcing that it has raised another $500 million from two of its most regular previous investors, Kinnevik and Access, to continue funding more new ventures, as well as invest in the many it has already created. In a rare interview, Oliver Samwer, one of the brothers behind Rocket Internet, tells me that between 80% and 90% of the company’s new activities will continue to be geared at e-commerce, but it is also explor (IT news)