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CESA Nominations Are Now Open


CESA (Central European Startup Awards) National Finale will be held for a 5th consecutive year in Bulgaria! This year it is The Bulgarian Startup Association (BESCO) hosting the event (BESCO).


The nominations are now open.
Nominate yourself or a startup / ecosystem player in one or more of the following categories:

⭐️Startup of the Year

⭐️Best Newcomer

⭐️Founder of the Year

⭐️Best Social Impact Startup

⭐️Investor of the Year

⭐️Best Fintech Startup

⭐️Best Coworking Space

⭐️Best Accelerator/Incubator Program

⭐️Ecosystem Hero of the Year

⭐️Best Virtual Teamwork solution


Nominations are open until August 31 at the following link: 



You can nominate anyone, including yourself. The finalists will be announced on 12 October and will take part in the National Finale – CESA Bulgaria. It will be held in Sofia in the middle of November. The winners will participate in the Regional Finals for Central- and Eastern Europe at the beginning of December with the finalists from Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.