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Entrepreneurial spirit in Bansko

Episode 6

My Start Bulgaria is a service for those who want to establish a business in Bulgaria - Website

Coworking Bansko   offer an entire experience from private pick up from the airport (SOFIA) to reserving your accommodation in Bansko, providing a welcome package and of course the coworking membership - Website

Bansko Digital Nomad Fest -  For one week lots of remote workers and freelancers will take over a beautiful village in Bulgaria for an amazing mix of  workshops, sports and nature - Website

Nomads Sail (Tourism) - Sailing with like-minded people. Digital Nomads, Freelancers - Website

Wild Nomad Safari (Tourism) - Experience Afrika, by Digitals Nomads for Nomads  - Website

Networking Premium Coworking Space  is an elegant coworking space in Sofia developing into a high performance environment for entrepreneurs -  Website

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From Silicon Valley to Bulgarian Honey

Episode 5

Bulgarian Honey Company on Facebook, learn the latest about the business journey of Mitko & Jen Katsev - Facebook page

Jen & Mitko's Vlog  on Youtube, learn the latest about the personal journey around the Bulgarian Honey Company - Youtube link

Entrepreneurs and Expats in Plovdiv - place for business driven people to seek local experts, advice and ideas - Facebook group

Expats in Plovdiv - another place for business driven people to seek opinions and feedback other exapts in the region - Facebook group

This episode follows our new format, conversation with single business(investor) as guest for even more depth and details in the conversation . In this case, the venture has two partners, thus this episode is extra special.

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Global Consultancy from Sofia

Episode 4

Procuretech insights on digital procurement by James Meads, the guest of our 4th episode - Linkedin

AI Revolution in Procurement "The AI revolution may, at last, be coming to procurement. This report outlines the opportunity and the foundation required to make it work." - PDF

Veliko Tarnovo first time a guest mentions this Bulgarian city, this is the official tourist portal - Website

This episode has a new format, conversation with single guest, but with even more details about the benefits and challenges of making a business in Bulgaria.

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Quality of Life from Bulgaria

Episode 3

Futurist-labs is a bulgarian company doing mobile  development, founded by Mark Rodgers, who is the guest in part one of this episode - Website

Nu Boyana Film Studios  - film studio in Sofia, managed by Nu Image and Millennium Films, 
one of the longest-running independent film companies in Hollywood  - Website

Leanplum is a silicon valley startup with bulgarian co-founder and R&D office in Bulgaria, one of the leading mobile marketing platforms - Website

Logsentinel - Blockchain-inspired audit trail   is a bulgarian start-up  that recently made its Series A round of 1 Million Euro investement - Website

ReCheck  is another bulgarian start-up that uses Blockchain, their solution is used by a Law Firm for exchange of formal documents - Website

InnovationShip2019  - Updated survey that presents the most comprehensive and detailed mapping of the Bulgarian digital ecosystem - PDF

Telerik(BG) acquisition for $262,5M by Progress Software(USA)  - News article

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Partnerships for Growth in Sofia

Episode 2

Nemetschek Bulgaria forms new partnership with RICOH following acquisition of DocuWare

Investing in Bulgarian Tourism brief by the Minsitry of Tourism - PDF.  Note: Bulgaria has all four seasons, therefore the country is rich of resorts for both winter tourism and hiking. Landscapes include many lakes and the Black Sea

Agrocultural factsheet by the European Commission, based on EUROSTAT - PDF

Quality of Life indicators by EUROSTAT, open the link and then choose Bulgaria - Infographic

Taxation overview by PWC Bulgaria, local office - Website and Quick chart

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Investement destination Plovdiv

Episode 1

Booklet about Plovdiv with up-to-date information from 2019 about the cost of living, cost of utilities (energy, gas, etc.) and more

Trakia Econimic Zone(TEZ) opens professional training center as part of the industrial zone - News article

Telerik Academy opens a training center in Plovdiv for school students - News article

Telerik(BG) acquisition for $262,5M by Progress Software(USA)  - News article

Trakia Tech  non-profit organization providing the latest information about the region of Plovdiv and organizing industry events - Website