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Oslo Welcomed Sofia

The second phase of the initiative “Sofia Meets Oslo - Oslo meets Sofia” took place on May 2-5, organized jointly by the team of Sofia Investment Agency (SIA) and Norwegian state agency Innovation Norway, which supports financially companies focusing on innovative business, and United Partners. The initiative aimed at providing opportunities for bilateral business contacts and getting to know the …

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BUSINESS

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Invest in Sofia at Webit.Festival Europe’17

Invest in Sofia at Webit.Festival Europe’17

Sofia was the digital capital of Europe within Webit.Festival Europe - the largest event for digital economy and technology in the region. In the heart of the festival’s exhibition area, the Sofia Investment Agency’s team organized an area where the festival’s guests were welcomed to learn of the opportunities for business in Sofia ...

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Sofia Investment Agency Presents the Investment Climate in Sofia to Delegates from the Republic of Egypt, Poland and Kingdom of Belgium

SIA Presents the Investment Climate in Sofia to Delegates from the Republic of Egypt, Poland and Kingdom of Belgium

On May 11, SIA presented the investment opportunities in Sofia and how the Agency could help investors successfully set up a business in our capital to delegates from the Republic of Egypt. Nadia Soultanova, head of Investment Department of the Agency, gave a presentation on the foreign investment opportunities in new and high value industries, presented data …

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Bulgarian Companies’ Assessment of Business and Investment Climate in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Companies’ Assessment of Business and Investment Climate in Bulgaria

 

The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) published at the beginning of May results of a survey conducted among companies and industry structures on business and investment climate in Bulgaria. The survey results also include specific proposals to boost investment in the country. More than 80% of all respondents gave an excellent or good score for the corporate …

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One of World’s Top 10 Business Universities To Enter Bulgaria

One of World’s Top 10 Business Universities To Enter Bulgaria

Bocconi University will start a Master’s program in Bulgaria. SDA Bocconi School of Management in Italy is one of the most elite universities in the world and is officially ranked by Financial Times as the sixth best place in the world for business education. Bocconi will conduct the “Finance, Banking and Real Estate Management” Master’s program for senior executives in …

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A hub – Bulgaria’s First Space for Social Innovation – Opens Doors in Sofia

A hub – Bulgaria’s First Space for Social Innovation – Opens Doors in Sofia

 “A hub”,  the first space for social innovation in Bulgaria was opened in Sofia. “A hub” will provide a common space for non-governmental organisations and businesses to launch common initiatives aimed at social change and improving the environment in which we live. The Hub has been created on the initiative of the Listen Up Foundation with the support of …

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FinTech-Survey-Deloitte

Deloitte about Bulgaria's potential on the FinTech market

Deloitte announced the results of its research into the potential of software technologies applied in the financial sector (FinTech) in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The report was commissioned by the UK Department of International Trade and includes Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. According to the report, the FinTech sector in Bulgaria …

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ENTREPRENEURS

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CESAwards-2017-Nominations

Ongoing Nomination Submission for Best Startups at CESAwards

The second edition of the Central European Startup Awards - Bulgaria for young entrepreneurs and start-up companies is forthcoming. Winners will be elected in 12 categories and the nomination of candidates has already started. Candidate teams must submit their applications by May 31 at the CESAwards website. Nominations are accepted from ten countries - Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, …

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Ten-years-in-eu-hackaton

The Award-Winning Ideas at #BG10xEU Hackathon

On May 12 -13, 2017, the #BG10xEU Hackathon took place in Sofia Tech Park on the occasion of the 10-year anniversary of Bulgaria’s membership in the EU. The event was initiated by the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria and Sofia Municipality; and Sofia Development Association, Software University, Webit Foundation, UPNETIX and the British Council …

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Bulgaria Becomes Partner Country at the Startup Camp 2017 Conference in Berlin for the First Time

Bulgaria Becomes Partner Country at the Startup Camp 2017 Conference in Berlin for the First Time

On April 7-8 the annual specialized Startup Camp 2017 conference was held at the Humboldt University in Berlin and Bulgaria became a partner country at the event for the first time. Startup Camp is the largest specialized international conference that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, potential partners and students. This year a total of 150 international lecturers and more than …

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EVENTS

The New Video Business Card of Sofia

The New Video Business Card of Sofia

“Sofia Green & Tech City” –that’s the name of the new video business card, shot and produced by B2Y Productions especially for the opening of this year’s edition of Webit.Festival Europe 2017 which took place on April 25 and 26, in Sofia. Traditionally, the welcome words in the opening ceremony are accompanied by video moments from …

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Technology Marathon Solves Human Problems

Technology Marathon Solves Human Problems

Bulgaria hosted the first technology marathon in Europe, TOM Makeathon, which brings together engineers, designers, innovators and people with special needs in creating solutions for a better life. The event was held on April 20-23 in Sofia at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG), which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The participants had 72 hours to …

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Sofia Science Festival and the Famelab Championship

Sofia Science Festival and the Famelab Championship

The seventh edition of the Sofia Science Festival took place from May 11 to 14. The festival is also part of the Sofia Municipality Calendar of Cultural Events. Created in 2011 by the British Council and the Forum Democrit, and under the patronage of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, from its very first year, the festival has attracted …

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Don’t Miss Out in Sofia

Don’t Miss Out in Sofia

Sofia's cultural and business calendar can offer interesting events in the coming weeks. You can choose which to join.   „The Psychology of Selling“ with Brian Tracy An intensive training with Brian Tracy - one of the best business speakers in the world. The training will focus in the psychological side of the sales process, why buyers buy, how to …

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