LARGEST STARTUP COMPETITION AROUND THE WORLD

GRAND PRIZE: $ 1 MILLION

Краен срок за подаване на кандидатури: 25 май 2023
Финали: 13 юни 2023, София 

ПОБЕДИТЕЛ 2023

Releva е големият победител в Startup World Cup Bulgaria за 2023 година.

Releva предоставя платформа за маркетингова автоматизация, която персонализира уебсайта и мултиканалната комуникации на бранда, като увеличава процента на конверсиите, приходите, средната стойност на поръчките и продължителността на потребителското преживяване на сайта. Всичко това води до стабилен ръст и впечатляваща възвръщаемост на инвестицията (ROI). От самото начало компанията се стреми да създаде най-етичния, точен и мащабируем двигател за растеж на онлайн магазините с фокус върху навременна, оптимизирана, очаквана и по-съпричастна комуникация между брандовете и хората.

Екипът на Releva успя да спечели журито след изключително оспорван финал. Заедно с първото те получава и  билетите за Сан Франциско, Америка, където ще представят страната ни по време на световния финал и ще се състезават с останалите финалисти за наградата от 1 милион долара.

Финалисти 2023

Големият победител ще стане известен на 13 юни, непосредствено след края на конференцията Digital4Sofia

StartUp World Cup Bulgaria 2023

Краен срок за подаване на кандидатури: 25 май 2023

Финал: 13-ти юни, София

StartUP World Cup България е част от световния тур и основен квалификационен кръг на StartUP World Cup провеждащ се всяка година в Сан Франциско, САЩ.

Повече от 40 държави участващи всяка година класират по един финалист за основното състезание в Силициевата Долина с награда от 1 милион долара.

Mисията на Startup World Cup и Internet Media Group е да подпомага развитието и растежа на иновационните и технологични екосистеми в региони по цялата планета.

България ще излъчи своя финалист на 13-ти юни, 2023 в София и имаме честта и удоволствието да Ви поканим да сте участници, гости или партньор на събитието.

Организатор на събитието

С подкрепата на

Официална Авиолиния

Генерален медиен партньор

Жури

Bojidar Neytchev

PwC, CEE Partner

Zlatolina Mukova

MANAGING PARTNER AT NEVEQ & NEW VISION 3

Kamen Bankovski

Founding Member, Vitosha Venture Capital

Momchil Vassilev

Managing Director of Endeavor Bulgaria

Elina Halatcheva

Managing Partner, BrightCap Ventures

Pavel Lisev

Executive director and Member of the Management Board of the Fund of Funds. 

Anastas Gogov

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Facilitator at The Management Board (www.tmb.bg)

Angel Hadjiev

SeedBlink Bulgaria, Managing Director

Ivaylo Ivanov

Director of Founder Institute Eastern Europe

Milen Ivanov

Managing Partner at Sofia Angels Ventures Co-founder and Chairman of CEO Angels Club

Победители от предходни години

Финалисти StartUp World Cup, Bulgaria 2022

Финал: 13-ти Юни 2022, София

България излъчи своя победител за 2022-ва на престижно събитие в София на 13-ти Юни 2022 по време на Digital4Sofia

Финалисти StartUp World Cup, Bulgaria 2021

Финал: 19-ти Ноември 2021, Пловдив

България излъчи своя победител за 2021-ва на престижно събитие в Пловдив на 19-ти Ноември 2021 по време на Digital4Plovdiv & DiТеch Expo 2021.

StartUP компании, проекти и идеи са добре дошли да се включат в надпреварата, която ще се проведе като финална Гала вечер след Digital4Sofia 2023.

България устремно се утвърждава като основен технологичен хъб в Югоизточна Европа и все повече компании избират страната ни за свой основен дом или откриват представителства тук. Много стартъп компании започват своя път от тук, и още повече идеи очакват да бъдат представени, открити и подкрепени.

Startup World Cup, Regionals България ще е финалната крачка към най-голямата световна сцена и платформа, на която да бъдат забелязани, да получат финансиране и да спечелят голямата награда от 1 милион долара.

На финалите през 2020-та година участваха изявени имена от световната сцена като Steve Wozniak (Apple), Marc Randolph (Netflix), Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn), John Chambers (Cisco) и още много звездни личности, които можете да видите на официалният сайт на StartUp World Cup.

Startup World Cup

Гала вечерта и финал на 9 юни ще представи 10-те най-добри стартъп предложения и кандидати, предварително селектирани от експертно жури. Съставено от международни и Български експерти, финансисти и инвеститори, журито ще има възможност да изслуша и види на живо 10-те финалиста и да избере победител, който ще спечели възможността да замине за световния финал в Сан Франциско.

Всяка идея и проект са добре дошли и ще имат реалната възможност да участват на финалната гала вечер.

Сред официалните гости поканени на финалната гала вечер ще са представители на финансови институции, инвестициони компании и много други.

ЗАЩО ДА УЧАСТВАТЕ?

ЗА СТАРТЪПИ

Достигане до инвеститори от най-високо ниво

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ЗА КОМПАНИИ

Запознайте се с иновативни стартиращи компании от цял свят 

Създайте възможности за развитие на бизнеса ви

Контакти с други корпоративни представители и инвеститори

ЗА ИНВЕСТИТОРИ

Запознайте се с глобални стартиращи компании 

Получете достъп до сделки по целия свят

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Team Member 1

Team Member 2

Краен срок за подаване на кандидатури: 25 май 2023 (StartUp World Cup)
Финали: 13 юни 2023, София
За въпроси: 0886 991 001, Преслав Бобев

Bojidar Neytchev

PwC, CEE Partner

Bojidar is one of the senior partners of PwC in Central and Eastern Europe, joining the company in 1994. He is a Partner since 2004.

His 27 years of experience include advising clients on major private sector transactions and privatizations in the region, market entry and exit strategy analysis for companies, restructuring and turnaround services. He has led projects in a number of countries for clients looking to bring in transformative solutions to their existing businesses by commercializing research developments or by acquiring companies with innovative products / services.

During the last three decades Bojidar has established and developed most of PwC offices in South East Europe by building teams of specialists and through acquisition of competing companies.

Zlatolina Mukova

MANAGING PARTNER AT NEVEQ & NEW VISION 3

20 years of entrepreneurial and management experience

Formerly financial group CEO & Ministry of Transport, Information Technology, and Communications deputy minister

First CEO & shareholder of startup exited to TeleTech

Kamen Bankovski

Founding Member, Vitosha Venture Capital

Kamen is an active participant in the Bulgarian and SEE entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is an investor and a founding member of Vitosha Venture Partners, a Sofia, Bulgaria-based early-stage venture capital fund and has deployed over 12 million euro and financed and supported over 50 start-ups.

Kamen helps various projects, initiatives and start-ups in the SEE, working with regional investors and organizations to provide general support for entrepreneurship. With more than 250 companies mentored, he participates as a mentor and speaker in accelerators, training programs, and tech and startup events and conferences throughout the SEE region.

He has previous operational experience in multiple startups and technology companies and has further background in management consulting and private equity, founding his first company at the age of 21.

Momchil Vassilev

Managing Director of Endeavor Bulgaria

Momchil Vassilev is the Managing Director of Endeavor Bulgaria, a non-profit global organization supporting high-impact entrepreneurship.

Momchil has over 25 years of extensive managerial and business development experience across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Endeavor in 2016, Momchil held the position of Director Corporate Development at VIA Group, an investment group with projects in aviation, petro-chemicals, mining, construction, and renewable energy. In 2011, Momchil co-founded Proviti – a bio-tech company focused on the development of probiotic products. Previously, Momchil spent over 17 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he led restructuring, strategic development, finance and process optimization projects.

Momchil holds a Master of Science degree from the University of National and World Economics in Sofia and is a Graduate of Harvard Business School Executive Education Program “Scaling Entrepreneurial Ventures”.

Elina Halatcheva

Managing Partner, BrightCap Ventures

Elina is a co-founder and managing partner of BrightCap Ventures, a tech-focused VC fund supporting Bulgarian founders with a global vision.

Elina has extensive experience in investment banking, VC/PE investing and new business ventures in New York, London and Sofia. Prior to establishing BrightCap, she was part of the early management team of a B2B procurement start-up, driving its expansion into more than 50 industry sectors. Before returning to Bulgaria, Elina was an investor at Citigroup’s private equity funds in New York ($600m) and London (€1.1bn). Previously, she was a research analyst at Wit Soundview, New York, the first online platform for investment banking and research of emerging technology and e-commerce companies. She started her career as an investment banker at Citigroup on Wall Street.

Elina holds an MBA from Stanford and a Bachelor of Science degree with summa cum laude honors from the University of Richmond, VA.

Pavel Lisev

Executive director and Member of the Management Board of the Fund of Funds

Pavel Lisev is Executive director and Member of the Management Board of the Fund of Funds. He is a highly experienced professional in developing equity research reports and building valuation models related to the structuring and management of mid-sized and large corporate finance projects and private equity investments. The professional background of Mr. Lisev includes a considerable investment banking experience and a project coordination role related to fintech start-ups at a pan-European financial institution.  He is also a former senior manager at an international card scheme network involved in the deployment of innovative products and solutions in the digital and card payments area. Furthermore he has a solid experience in pilot projects and technology innovations in digital transformation.

Mr Lisev holds a Master in Finance degree from Lund University of Economics and Management, Sweden.

Anastas Gogov

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Facilitator at The Management Board (www.tmb.bg)

Anastas is executive and business psychologist, helping companies, their directors and business owners to develop and dominate the business area, they are focused on. Anastas has established and grown the delivery center of Experian in Bulgaria from 2007 till 2014. From 0 to 170 people, while managing strategic change projects and delivering client innovations for companies like Barclays bank, Fullerton, ICICI, HDFC Bank, HSBC, Vodafone, Porsche financial services etc. From 2013 his major area of work is Executive Coaching of Entrepreneurs, CEO’s and Board members as his clients vary from Startups, SMEs and Family Businesses to Large Corporates in Europe and USA as Intelligent systems, Eurosped, Keune and Naggel, Kaufland, CEZ, Energo-Pro, UBER and many others.

Angel Hadjiev

SeedBlink Bulgaria, Managing Director

Angel is the Managing Director of SeedBlink Bulgaria, the fastest growing investing platform specialised in sourcing, vetting, financing, and scaling European tech start-ups.

He has over 15 years of extensive financial advisory and business development experience across a wide range of industries in Europe, with a focus on corporate finance and exposure to the financial services sector.

Prior to joining SeedBlink, he headed CIFund — a EUR 33m growth equity fund and before that spent over 6 years in Deloitte, where he led a number of landmark projects including the 2016 AQR and ST of the entire banking system and the acquisition of over EUR 17bn REOs by Cerberus from Banco Santander, BBVA and Kutxa Bank.

Angel holds a Master of Business Administration degree from ESADE Business School, Spain and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from University of Durham, UK

Ivaylo Ivanov

 Director of Founder Institute Eastern Europe

Ivaylo’s career has taken him from mathematics and software development to technology leadership serving as a global CIO, to tech entrepreneurship, and finally – investing. He has spent the best part of this century applying cutting-edge tech innovations to complex business problems, leaving a lasting impact on 5 continents.

He currently serves as a Director of Founder Institute Eastern Europe, where he helps aspiring entrepreneurs develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. He is also a Board Member of Podkrepi.bg, an open-source donations platform that enables individuals and organizations to support charitable causes in a transparent and efficient manner. His ability to combine his technical expertise with a deep sense of social responsibility underscores his commitment to making a positive impact on the world.

Milen Ivanov

Managing Partner at Sofia Angels Ventures
Co-founder and Chairman of CEO Angels Club

Milen is a serial entrepreneur that became an angel investor and a VC manager. He has been a director for Bulgaria of the pre-seed accelerator Founders Institute for 5 years and Jury Member in the EIC Accelerator at the European Commission. He is also a co-founder & chairman of the largest angel network in Bulgaria – CEO Angels Club. Currently Milen is a Managing Partner at Sofia Angels Ventures – a seed co-investment fund backed up by EIF that invests alongside angels, family offices, corporates and other private investors throughout EU in tech startups.