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February 16, 2017, Adam Rek


This interview was conducted by Petr Skondrojanis (CEO of COCUMA) in connection with preparations for the Culture Rocks conference. “I first met Viktor when creating the COCUMA profile for Rockaway, when we got together and hit it off, because we both have a very similar view of what HR is and how not to do it. Viktor says about himself that he does HR 2.0 – not Human Resources, but Human Relations. He co-founded the training company Growjob, which is highly focused on corporate cultures, and subsequently came to Rockaway. What interested me about Victor from the beginning is his completely different approach. He approaches HR in a holistic manner; he doesn’t concern himself with consequences, but rather with causes, and he works a lot with the environment and mainly with the people who create the environment. And I was interested in how his role at Rockaway has shifted over the course of two years, what fills his calendar and what he gets from organising hackathons and creating communities.”

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January 23, 2017, Adam Rek

SOCIFI Launches Wi-Fi Emergency Communications Messaging

San Francisco, California – SOCIFI has successfully tested the delivery of emergency messages from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) to devices on closed Wi-Fi networks. The trials were conducted in the FEMA IPAWS Lab in coordination with the FEMA IPAWS Program Office.

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December 23, 2016, Michaela Papežová

Rockaway Capital acquires Unister travel assets ab-in-den-urlaub.de and fluege.de

Rockaway announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire former Unister travel assets including some of the best known brands in the German travel market ab-in-den-urlaub.de and fluege.de. Combined with Rockaway’s existing portfolio company Invia, which is the largest online travel agency in the CEE region, the transaction will create a pan-European leader in the online travel segment.

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December 21, 2016, Michaela Papežová

Rockaway acquires Arukereso.hu

Rockaway Group, with the financial support of Daniel Křetínský, Patrik Tkáč, and PPF Group, has taken another step in consolidating the e-commerce markets within the CEE region by acquiring comparison shopping engines Árukereső.hu, Compari.ro and Pazaruvaj.com from Naspers. Following the transaction, Rockaway holds the leading position in the comparison shopping markets in five CEE countries.

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