We don’t often see companies announce funding rounds on the weekend, but that’s not stopping Lazada, the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce firm in Southeast Asia.
The group of investors includes Access Industries, the privately-held industrial group controlled by Len Blavatnik, and Holtzbrinck Ventures, one of Germany’s most successful VC firms.
Boku is today announcing it is acquiring Germany-based Mopay, one of its biggest competitors.
Wooga is pleased to announce the opening of a Japanese office to complement its existing operations in its Berlin headquarters.
Holtzbrinck Ventures (“HV”) and Rocket Internet AG (“Rocket”) are pleased to announce that HV, a long-term, early-stage investor in companies started by Rocket, is contributing its entire stakes in seven of Rocket’s most developed e-commerce businesses directly into Rocket, in exchange for equity in Rocket.
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