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Rockaway Blockchain organising the first hackathon with global impact, bringing to Prague four leaders in the field

Today Rockaway Blockchain launched preliminary registration for the Hack to the Moon event, which is enticing due to international representation and the promise of being the first event of its kind in Prague. At Paralelní Polis on the weekend of 28-29 September, teams of hackers will work on overcoming challenges that are being prepared by globally renowned companies: the cryptocurrency exchange Binance, cloud platform developer Oasis Labs, communication network Top Network and Matic, an Ethereum transaction scalability platform.

The EU will lack 500,000 IT specialists in a year. The improved Techloop platform helps firms with direct recruitment of employees

Techloop, a start-up focused on bringing firms together with IT professionals, thus significantly increasing the efficiency of recruiting new employees, has launched a new version of its platform. The improved service offers significant innovations, thanks to which firms can select from a database of 15,000 IT workers and directly offer them available positions, while also creating a company profile and working on building their brands as employers. Firms thus receive a tool that will help them cope with the critical shortage of IT specialists.

Hubert Palán for Forbes Česko: “In the future, Productboard can have a value much greater than a mere billion dollars”

Hubert Palán is the founder and CEO of Productboard, one of the most promising and best-financed Czech start-ups, as evidenced by the Startup of the Year 2019 title recently awarded to it by the magazine Forbes Česko. Productboard develops software that makes life easier for product managers and helps them to make the right decisions. Rockaway Ventures was the first investor to give Productboard a larger financial injection, which occurred in 2015. To date, investors have put nearly USD 20 million into the firm.

Vít Horký of Brand Embassy for CzechCrunch: A million-dollar contract with a telecommunications giant is only the beginning

Brand Embassy, a start-up established by Vít Horký and Damián Brhel in 2011, has become an extraordinarily successful project that has recently gone beyond the borders of the Czech Republic and even beyond Europe. The technology firm was a member of the first-ever edition of the StartupYard accelerator and has gradually become a major global player in the field of digitalisation of customer care. Brand Embassy has managed to grow significantly on an annual basis while expanding to global markets and currently aiding the digital transformation of the biggest players in the areas of telecommunications, banking and e-commerce.
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