Rockaway Capital, a venture capital firm focused on investing and building Internet companies in emerging markets, entered the U.S. market with its first office in San Francisco’s SOMA district. Led by Jakub Havrlant, CEO, the firm has invested $28M in seed stage startups across e-commerce, B2B SaaS, Fintech, and travel/transportation and has additional access to […]

Comprimato, a Brno, Czech Republic-based provider of JPEG2000 GPU-based compression solutions, raised €1m in funding. Backers included existing investors Credo Ventures and Y Soft Venture Capital. The company intends to use the funds to expand both sales as well as the technology. Founded by Jiri Matela, CEO, as a spin off from Prague-based research institute […]

Visual Unity, a Prague, Czech Republic-based provider of an OTT platform and multiscreen solution, secured $7.2m (€5.2m) in funding. 3TS Capital Partners provided the capital and acquired a minority stake. The company intends to use the funds to expand on a global scale. Led by Tomas Petru, Founder and CEO, and and Tony Hasek, Chief […]

Vladislav Jez is one of the pioneers of the Czech and CEE venture capital industry. Now, as a Partner of Prague-based Credo Ventures, he is involved in the process of building a new generation of global companies starting from that area (and recently exited Credo Ventures portfolio company Coqnitive Security to Cisco, in which Vladislav […]