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Money Talks 007: How automation and robotisation are functioning across the group

It is the evening of Thursday, 14 March. More than seventy people from financial teams across the Rockaway group’s portfolio have come together at the U Staré paní club in the centre of Prague. They are there for a discussion on automation, starting with finance but eventually touching on all of the possibilities that robots now offer in the corporate environment.

Manifesto Market raises a growth equity investment. Together with Rockaway, they want to expand and upgrade the concept with digital solutions

Manifesto Market, recently awarded the Retailer of the Year prize for Best Customer Experience, announced the closing of a growth equity investment from Rockaway. The investment group owned by Jakub Havrlant will acquire a minority equity stake in the company. Together with Martin Barry, they will focus on developing digital customer experience, and on growing the company into a global proptech and hospitality brand focusing on popup gastro and retail.

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.

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.
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