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February 27, 2019 ,

Top news: 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.

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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.

Rockaway and Aegon selling ChytryHonza.cz back to its founder, Jiří Paták

The Rockaway investment group and Aegon financial group are selling their shares in ChytryHonza.cz to Jiří Paták. Over the course of the past ten years, the company has grown from the start-up phase to the position of market leader. The new owner is wagering on the trend of digitalisation of the sector and on the combining of physical distribution with the online environment.

Hamburg travel startup Voya raises 7-digit Series A financing from Rockaway Ventures

Hamburg 08.08.2018 – Voya, the leading online business travel solution for SMEs, raised a Series A financing led by Rockaway Ventures with participation from previous investors Global Founders Capital and MOTU Ventures.
Voya will use the new funds to expand its teams and further advance the product to offer its clients the most convenient service and the best experience in business travel.

Rockaway hands over its transport-connection search engine to the CNC media house

The CNC media house is launching its own transport-connection search engine, www.bileto.cz, on a platform originally developed by the start-up Bileto, part of the Rockaway investment group. Rockaway has had the Bileto platform in its portfolio for the past four years, during which it actively worked on the platform’s development.

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