The Ethereum Merge

Ethereum’s market cap is currently ~$250B and with ETH being a core component of DeFi, there are strong incentives to complete The Merge bug-free and as smoothly as possible. Since the shadow fork 4 test of The Merge from the 12th of May 2022 went very well, it is now likely The Merge is happening…

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April 12, 2022

Investment in bloXroute

bloXroute is a fast block propagation network and a critical piece of DeFi market infrastructure. With $1.5b average daily volume, bloXroute has established itself as a leading player with 40% market share in DeFi trading volume.

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March 30, 2022

RBF Investor Summit in London

Rockaway Blockchain Fund hosted its Spring 2022 Investor Summit in London on 23 March. More than 200 people attended the event at 8 Northumberland, which included speakers and guests from London and the UK, the US, and all across Europe.

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March 14, 2022

Hacker House Prague Standing with Ukraine

As more than 800 developers gathered in Prague for the Solana x Rockaway Hacker House, part of the global Riptide hackathon, many initiatives were launched to help support the people of Ukraine and adding to efforts across the blockchain and crypto industry to send aid.

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February 15, 2022

In a multichain world, secure connectivity will be critical

From the perspective of both users and developers, traction on alternative L1 infrastructure increased signficantly in 2021. We believe this trend will continue, and our thesis is that different chains with different features will specialize in different use cases, including Ethereum for high-value assets, Solana for gaming, and Tezos for art as examples.

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December 3, 2021

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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November 4, 2021

Dusan Kovacic at Non-Fungible Castle

NFTs were the topic of discussion at NFCastle, a conference dedicated to bridging cultural heritage and blockchain. The event was hosted by the House of Lobkowicz in the Lobkowicz Palace at Prague Castle as a way to explore the intersection of the traditional art world and the rapidly evolving technology behind NFTs. Our CIO, Dusan Kovacic, participated in a panel titled “Investing and Building – how do you build responsibly in an irresponsible world?”

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