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FRANKFURT, Aug 22- German venture capital firm Rocket Internet and Zalando, Europe's biggest specialist online fashion retailer, are both on the brink of announcing plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange, several sources with knowledge of the matter said.
FRANKFURT, Aug 22- German venture capital firm Rocket Internet and Zalando, Europe's biggest fashion retailer, are each on the brink of announcing plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange, several sources with knowledge of the matter said.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said on Thursday. A spokeswoman and a lawyer for Kleiner Perkins did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single female venture partner.
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*Jumia adding retail sites for Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon. BERLIN, July 28- Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets- Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.
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