Rohlik to get €190M in a round led by Partech.
Rohlik, a Prague, the Czech Republic e-commerce operator of a food (grocery) delivery business, announced completing a €190M ($230M) capital funding round.
The money was raised from investors led by the existing investor, French VC Partech, and included contributions from Index Ventures, EBRD, J&T Banka, Quadrille Capital, R2G and existing investor Enern.
The funds will fuel Rohlik’s expansion in its existing markets and the launch in Germany and other international markets.
Rohlik, founded in 2014 by CEO Tomas Cupr and Marek Sacha, built an ecommerce operation providing 15-minute delivery grocery shopping in urban areas. The company is active throughout the Czech Republic via Rohlik.cz, in 2019 it entered Hungary selling on Kifli.hu and via Gurkerl.at in Austria in 2020, serving a total of 750,000 customers which produced sales of €300 million in 2020.
The company, which is one of the many online grocery startups from Europe funded by venture money, expects to launch Knuspr.de to cover the German market starting with 2021.