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Bulgaria Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
6th
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1
in Eastern Europe
Global Ranking
36th
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1
worldwide
Population
6.8
million

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#29 worldwide
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Software and Data
#29 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#30 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Bulgaria Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 36 globally, and shows a negative momentum -1 spots since 2021. Bulgaria also ranks at number 6 for startups in Eastern Europe.

There are 3 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Bulgaria and the top ranked city in Bulgaria is Sofia at 123 globally. Sofia is followed by Varna at 644 and Plovdiv at 1070.

Bulgaria is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Software and Data and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 109 Energy & Environment startups in Bulgaria, 38 Software and Data startups in Bulgaria and 29 Marketing & Sales startups in Bulgaria, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 270 startups in Bulgaria, 7 accelerators in Bulgaria, 35 coworking spaces in Bulgaria, 13 organizations in Bulgaria and 1 leaders in Bulgaria.

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Gtmhub is the world’s most sophisticated goal management and employee experience software that helps businesses amplify revenue growth by facilitating the alignment of execution and strategy of individuals and teams with those of the organization. Read more
We work to help enterprises process documents and extract valuable data insights more efficiently and accurately than ever. Our proprietary, machine learning solution automates up to 95% of data entry at over 99.5% accuracy, including handwritten/cursive/printed typed text, Read more
From a technological point of view, æternity is a decentralized æpps platform that scales through state channels, running smart contracts off-chain. æternity envisions a future based on open-source, public blockchain 3.0 technology empowering billions. Read more
OfficeRnD is the world’s leading coworking management software helping coworking and shared workspaces automate operations, maximize productivity, and improve member experience. The platform acts like a central hub that connects to and manages all systems already in place, Read more
Software Group is a global technology company specialized in digitalization and integration solutions for institutions that provide financial services. It helps financial service providers successfully go through the process of digital transformation, extend their outreach and improve operational efficiency. Read more
SPARK is bringing the future of transportation to cities across Bulgaria! The country’s very first fully electric car-sharing company provides affordable eco-friendly mobility solutions in Sofia and Plovdiv. Our mission is to promote zero-emission transportation solutions and contribute to responsible consumption.  Read more
We are a leading high-technology company specialized in development of state-of-the-art biometric security systems. You are your own identity. There is no need for keys, access cards or PIN codes, only a single fingerprint identification. Read more
LockTrip is a decentralized open source bookings technology and an integrated marketplace, where hoteliers and property owners can rent their property globally, collect money and manage bookings without paying any commissions to middlemen. Read more
Enhancv is the resume builder thourgh highlighting and visualizing the skills and abilities of candidates. Read more
Take charge of your law practice with the one solution that does it all. LegalTrek is the integrated legal practice management solution designed for small-to-medium law firms. LegalTrek’s integrated solution lets you improve your firm’s efficiency at a lower cost. Read more
phyre replaces your wallet - shop on any contactless POS or online, use your loyalty cards, send/receive money, buy FX, all from your phone Read more
Phoenix Point is a game development startup based in Sofia. Read more
Transmetrics optimizes logistics planning and asset management by leveraging the power of predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. Read more
We are an online educational career website that offers the opportunity to find your way into the data science world no matter your previous knowledge and experience. We prepared numerous courses that suit the needs of aspiring BI analysts, Data analysts and Data scientists. Read more
We design and engineer smart and affordable spacecraft for business applications and space exploration missions. We are integrating remarkable CubeSat platforms with unmatched price/performance and delivery timing and provide complete support service for full-cycle missions. Read more
Stikcredit is an innovative European finTech company. Read more
Paynetics is an e-money service provider that offers a wide range of payment products to vendors. Read more
DEV.BG is a place for everyone who is interested in the creation, testing and maintenance of software products. Read more
The go-to solution for meeting clients online Read more
Content Insights is a SaaS editorial intelligence suite providing information on how to have more effective and efficient content production Read more
Interactive co-browsing, session replay, reporting, and analytics tools for support teams. Read more
Gameleap empowers eSports gamers to learn from the top one percent professional gamers. Read more
For eight years since its launch in 2006, Golden Pages was owned by NED BG. Read more
REINNO is a turnkey solution for anyone interested in real estate tokenization. Our range of offerings includes: - asset tokenization as a service; - lending backed by tokenized real estate; - marketing in the form of a crowdfunding platform for tokenized real estate. Read more
We provide model training and validation services for Machine Learning. Going beyond the standard dataset collection&annotation for the initial model training, companies can plug in a human-in-the-loop and ensure their models are continuously improved and updated. Read more
Hobo is not just an electric scooter application! Just touch, find the nearest Hobo to you, scan the code to unlock it and ride your scooter to your destination. Read more
We help farmers become more profitable by providing state-of-the-art automation solution for greenhouses and open fields Read more
Maistorplus is an online marketplace that helps users find and hire reliable home improvement professionals. Read more
Casualino is a software development studio. We arе creative, young and hardworking people who have passion for gaming. Read more
Coursedot is the fastest growing online marketplace for IT training courses. We help organizations find and book seats for their employees in training courses at the right time, location, Choose Coursedot to ensure your team's performance is at the highest industry standards. Read more
Cloudimage makes image resizing and rocket-fast delivery super easy! Our Cloud-based image management solution allows you to generate multiple formats on-the-fly and reach your end users via global CDNs. Cloudimage is the easiest Responsive-Images-as-A-Service solution! Read more
AYO is an advanced wearable technology that adjusts hormone levels using a specialized lighting solution, fully controlled and guided by a mobile app. Wearing AYO 20-30 min/day helps boost energy &shift the biological rhythm according to the user's lifestyle and preferences. Read more
100 people visit your website. If you’re lucky, 1 of them becomes a customer. Metrilo tells you what happens in between and lets you see why people convert or why they go away and never get back. So that you get rid of the “lucky” part and start getting more customers. (public beta coming June 2014) Read more
Yanado is a cloud collaboration and project management tool with a super simple UI. It has an enterprise level feature set well hidden behind UX simplicity. Manage projects, documents, tasks in the way you always wanted to do.  Read more
Diasyst is delivering solutions to simplify diabetes management based on decades of clinical research and proven approaches. By streamlining complex workflows for the healthcare team, Diasyst is loved by both patients and care teams, Read more
We help startups and corporate clients build secure, trusted and decentralized solutions using Blockchain and DLT. Read more
GymRealm's manager (www.gymrealm.com/manager) is a cloud based service, delivering innovative business management software to club owners in the health and wellness industry worldwide.  Read more
DelivMe is a marketplace platform that provides every day services to individuals and solutions for businesses. Read more
DigitalKidZ creates STEM educational tools based on storytelling and play to help children learn basic digital skills and coding. Read more
TaxiMe is a mobility as a service provider that gets you a polite driver with a clean car in 3 minutes. Read more
Sensika Technologies, a cloud-based, single-access-point information intelligence platform, supports sound and agile business decisions. Read more
Increase your E-Commerce sales & conversion in Shopify, BigCommerce & OpenCart with text marketing campaigns and abandoned cart recovery on autopilot. Track ROI, link clicks and profit. Grow subscribers with custom forms and show customers they matter. Read more
Drooble empowers artists by providing them with an environment where they can purchase useful services, monetize their music skills and receive genuine feedback for their songs. Read more
The largest online learning platform in Bulgaria with over 13 000 video lessons for students from 1st to 12th grade. Read more
Agile project management software combining Kanban-style features and business automation into a virtual workspace. You can use our software for project, program, and portfolio management to visualize work,track projects, optimize workflows to achieve organizational transparency Read more
A pioneer of early browser-based gaming, we created one of the first successful free-2-play empires in CEE and have grown to focus on the dev & publishing of high quality games. With 50 mln.+players we are one of the biggest and fastest growing online game producers in Europe. Read more
Encharge has developed a marketing automation software for SaaS companies. Read more
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