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The Rockaway Blockchain Fund makes the largest investment in its history, sending 1Inch more than CZK 100 million

The Rockaway Blockchain Fund (RBF), an investment fund focusing on blockchain and DeFi projects, has made its largest investment to date: as part of a Series B investment round it has sent another $5 million (more than CZK 100 million) to 1Inch, the popular decentralized exchange aggregator. 1Inch is the eleventh unicorn in the RBF portfolio, which is a company valued at more than one billion dollars.

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Invia Group plans to allow payment in cryptocurrencies

The travel agency Invia Group, which operates in seven European countries, plans to allow payment for tours and tourist packages by selected cryptocurrencies, led by the most widespread bitcoin. It is part of a broader initiative in which Invia Group is looking for a way to meet the needs of its clients while taking advantage of blockchain technology.

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Jakub Losenický: Business in a Scouting spirit

In the latest article in the “Humans of Rockaway” series, we will talk about Jakub Losenický, who is currently a Project Lead at Rockaway. You won’t meet Jakub in our offices on Tuesday, because that’s his day at Bringmeister’s head office in Berlin, where he is responsible for Rockaway’s activities in the company’s management. How did he come to be given such responsibility at Rockaway? You will find out this and more in the following article.

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Money Talks: After a long pause, together again

On Tuesday, October 19th, the tenth episode of the Money Talks series took place on the unique premises of the Old Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bubeneč. The tradition that had been interrupted by the Covid lockdown was thus back, and in style. The event was attended by over seventy people from companies in Rockaway’s portfolio, plus guests from partner companies. As always, the entire event would not have been possible without support from our partners, this time around Rowan Legal and KPMG.

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Mergim Cahani: Make sure that you really love what you’re doing

Once upon a time Mergim Cahani came to Rockaway’s offices in Prague’s Kavčí hory neighbourhood, and left after about an hour, having made a deal with CEO Jakub Havrlant and investment partner Dušan Zábrodský – that’s because the idea of creating a “Balkan Seznam” immediately made perfect sense to them.Since then, Gjirafa has gotten on its own two feet, has confidently stepped out in all directions, and is functioning as an Albanian-language information, media, and shopping portal operating in the Kosovo, Albania, and Macedonia markets.

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