Oliver Samwer

Oliver Samwer
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Rocket Internet

1999-2000: Co-Founder Alando.de, Germany's leading Internet auction website (acquired by eBay); Managing Director, eBay Europe. 2000-05, Co-Founder, Jamba, Europe's largest wireless content company (acquired by Verisign and News Corp). Since 2005, Co-Founder, European Founders Fund, a leading European venture capital firm; investments include Facebook, LinkedIn, HomeAway, ReachLocal and Tradoria (acquired by Rakuten). Since 2007, Co-Founder, Rocket Internet, the world's leading international online venture builder and accelerator; it has incubated companies including Zalando, CityDeal (acquired by Groupon) and Ladenzeile (acquired by Axel Springer).