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14. 2. 2019, Adam Rek

Top news: MARTIN KONOP FOR FORBES: “IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC, IT’S EASIER TO GET INTO A POSITION IN WHICH YOU CAN INFLUENCE THINGS”

“They do deals worth billions and it doesn’t matter to them if it’s in Prague, London or New York. Or if they’re working for global funds or for the wealthiest Czechs. These eight financial high-fliers weren’t even 30 years old, and yet they have already managed to leave their mark in the Czech Republic and even abroad. Get to know the future Czech Warren Buffets.” Thus begins an article in Forbes magazine about Czech talents in the world of investment, among whom is Martin Konop of Rockaway Ventures.

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productboard expands its Series A and raises an additional $10 Million led by Index Ventures

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 4, 2019 — productboard, makers of the leading product management system, announced today they have raised $10 million, expanding its initial Series A from July 2018 and bringing the company’s total funding to $19.7M. Index Ventures led this round and the firm’s General Partner, Jan Hammer, is joining productboard’s board of directors. All other previous investors, including Kleiner Perkins, Credo Ventures, Rockaway Capital, Reflex Capital also participated in this round.

GastroTech Hackathon: 37 developers, seven projects and two days nonstop

It is a Friday in December and it is getting dark early. Developers are beginning to arrive at the Storyous offices in Karlín; there will soon be 37 of them. They will sit together at computers and work for 48 hours straight, with no sleep. In the end, they will have seven exceptional applications to show for their efforts.
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