Talk:Rocket Internet

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Contested deletion[edit]

This page is not unambiguously promotional, because... Rocket Internet is a big thing and deleting the page would be foolish. If this seems like promotion, let it stay and catch up to people's edits. I myself was looking for data when I stumbled onto the page. I am not a wiki writer but it just seems odd to me that such a page is listed for deletion.

Former managers[edit]

I fail to see relevance of the following part: In 2011, 20 of the then-130 employees left Rocket Internet at the same time.[13][14] According to media coverage at the time, the reason for this string of layoffs was “bad quality of new products” and a “gruff manner” towards employees in the course of Rocket Internet’s expansion into a “large corporation”. The former Rocket Internet managers subsequently went on to found the incubator Project A Ventures with help from the Otto Group.[15]

New employees are joining all companies at all times. Are we supposed to mention all staff news. Employees also leave companies. Thats normal business. I can´t see this content as "controversial" or even relevant. Especially the last part: The former Rocket Internet managers subsequently went on to found the incubator Project A Ventures with help from the Otto Group.[15] seems even more random. Why should it be mentioned, where former managers are going ? It doesn´t make sense. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.52.203.22 (talk) 17:58, 12 October 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia follows the sources. If they found it notable, why shouldn't we. WP:UNDUE is an exception, but follows consensus; it is not unilateral, as your repeated removal of content. Brianhe (talk) 05:21, 13 October 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia follows relevant sources. If its done in a high quality manner. The sources used for the disputed passages are all blogs. And again, I can´t see the importance of mentioning a new firm created by former Rocket Internet staff. There are hundreds of business news sources out there which could find entry here. Blogs are certainly not credible. Its chitchat. Regards — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.52.18.57 (talk) 13:05, 13 October 2015 (UTC)