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Portrait de Oliver Christian Samwer
Age : 47
Public asset : 152,239,792 USD
Linked companies : Rocket Internet SE
Mr. Oliver Samwer is managing Director at European Founders Fund.

He holds a business degree from one of Germany's top business schools. During his studies, he was a fellow of Deutsche Studienstiftung which awards scholarships to Germany´s top 1% of students. While at university, he was also a co-author of a publication of the success factors of over 50 startups in Silicon Valley.

In January 1999, he and his two brothers founded Alando.de which became the market leader of Internet auctions in Germany. After the successful sale of Alando.de to eBay Inc., Oliver Samwer was Managing Director of eBay, responsible for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Together with his brothers, he turned eBay Germany into the most profitable international site of eBay worldwide.

In 2000, he and his brothers founded Jamba! AG which became the market leader for wireless content such as ringtones, pictures, games and videos for mobile phones in Europe and the US. In 2004 Verisign Inc. acquired Jamba! AG for USD 273 million. In 2006 News Corp. acquired 51% of Jamba for USD 187,5 million.

In 2004 Oliver Samwer was selected as one of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Current positions of Oliver Christian Samwer 
NameTitle Since
Rocket Internet SE
(Internet Services)
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer 2018
Global Founders Capital Management GmbH Managing Director 2005
Rocket Internet Chief Executive Officer 2007
Kastanien GmbH & Co. KG Managing Director -
E-Commerce King Ltd. Managing Director -
European Founders Fund Nr. 2 Geschäftsführungs GmbH Managing Director -
European Founders Fund Nr. 2 Verwaltungs GmbH Managing Director -
European Founders Fund Nr. 3 Beteiligungs GmbH Managing Director -
European Founders Fund Nr. 3 Management GmbH Managing Director -
European Founders Fund Nr. 3 Verwaltungs GmbH Managing Director -
Global Founders Capital Verwaltungs GmbH Managing Director -
International Digital Services Middle East GmbH Managing Director -
International Digital Services Middle East Holding GmbH Managing Director -
MOAS Gmbh & Co. Kg Managing Director -
MOAS Nr. 2 Gmbh & Co. Kg Managing Director -
MOAS Nr. 3 Gmbh & Co. Kg Managing Director -
MOAS Verwaltung GmbH Managing Director -
Odysseus GmbH Managing Director -
Odysseus GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG Managing Director -
Skalimmo GmbH Managing Director -
Brillant 1965. GmbH Managing Director -
Posberz S `A R L Managing Director -
Jade 1085 GmbH Managing Director -
European Founders Fund Investment GmbH Managing Director -
Westwing GmbH Director -
Yamsafer, Inc. Director -
Global Fashion Group S.A. Director -
Nextday Property Ltd. Director -
Global Online Takeaway Group SA Member-Supervisory Board -
Traveloka Holding Ltd. Director -
Namshi Holding Ltd. Director -
RL Capital Advisors Ltd. Director 2015
Ubierring 25 Gbr Partner -

Holdings of Oliver Christian Samwer 
Rocket Internet SE (RKET)
(Internet Services)
6,148,6834.08%152,239,792 USD

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Oliver Christian Samwer : Connections 
Pine Hill Capital LP
Texas Atlantic Capital LP
Orange Fab
European Directories SA
Global Fashion Group S.A.
European Directories Midco SARL
Fédération Française des Télécoms
Réunion des Musées Nationaux Grand Palais
Conseil National du Numérique
Augesco Ventures SAS
Les Echos SAS
LVMH Group
Mannesmann Verwaltung GmbH

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