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November 28, 2017, Adam Rek

Top news: Techloop Receives EUR 5 million Investment from Springtide Ventures and Rockaway Ventures

Prague, 28 November 2017 – Having received seed investment from Rockaway Ventures last year, Techloop, a virtual marketplace connecting IT professionals and prospective employers, has now obtained a Series A investment from Springtide Ventures/KKCG with the participation of Rockaway Ventures. The investment totals five million euros (close to 130 million crowns). The Series A investment will allow the startup to expand its virtual IT recruitment marketplace to other European countries.

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November 8, 2017, Adam Rek

Rockaway convening another hackathon, the top team will receive CZK 100,000

For the third consecutive year, Rockaway is challenging Czech and foreign developers to compete in a hackathon in Prague focused on practical solutions to problems in the area of e-commerce. The technology partner of the event will be IBM, whose cloud services will be used by the participants. Teams composed of a maximum of four people will have 24 hours to create the required solutions. The team with the best solution will receive a prize of CZK 100,000 from Rockaway.

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November 2, 2017, Adam Rek

Rockaway Academy: The first interns share their views

The first group of interns spent the summer on the Rockaway team. Over the course of a few months, they had the opportunity to get hands-on experience with projects across the entire portfolio and to have a look under the lid of the whole internet investment group. What were their impressions at the end of their internships?

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October 31, 2017, Adam Rek

Andrea Lauren for Hospodářské noviny: Technological innovations cannot happen without support

Andrea Lauren for Hospodářské noviny: Technological innovations cannot happen without support Andrea Lauren, chairwoman of the Czech Fintech Association, believes that the use of big data, which can completely transform the approach to evaluating loan and insurance-policy applicants, has the brightest future in the field of fintech. In Lauren’s opinion, the development of financial-technology firms is having a positive impact on the expansion of financial services, especially in developing countries.

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