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mentors and speakers

Our esteemed speakers, mentors, and panelists graciously offer their skills, wisdom, and expertise on a voluntary basis.

Their collective mission is to enhance Bulgaria’s entrepreneurial landscape and support the growth of our chosen participants. Through their selfless sharing of knowledge and guidance, they empower emerging leaders, propelling the entire ecosystem forward.

Presented below is a compilation of select individuals who have generously shared their insights across the years. The roster of guests evolves with each edition, tailored to the curriculum’s requirements. It’s with great pride that we witness this roster continually expanding.

Proven leaders and industry experts ​

Practical workshops and interactive panels

Open Q&A sessions - get to know our country's best

Tailored Advice and Know-how

Industry-specific Knowledge

Strong Personal Connections

Aleksander Grozdanov

Escape Rooms
Co-Founder and CEO of Dextophobia Rooms

Anastas Pushkarov

Management consultant at ex-McKinsey

Andrey Davchev

CEO of Matrax Ltd

Arthur Pantelides

Founder & President of NEXCORE Strategic Consulting Services

Asen Georgiev

Founder в Batteryland

Belizar Marinov

Venture Capital Investment Associate at Eleven Ventures

Bilyana Dimitrova

Partner at DSP Law Office

Danail Koev

Co-Founder & CEO VEDA Accounting

Dobromir Ivanov

Non-Governmental Sector
Chairman of The Bulgarian Startup Association
Jamie Williams

Dr. Jamie Williams

Professional American Football Player, Leadership Coach & Entrepreneur

Ekaterina Petkova

Founder of
Box from Bulgaria

Elena Nikolova

Community Manager CEO Angels Club

Emil Stavrev

CEO Founder
Cars Central by Avtoikonom LTD

Estel Vasileva

Head of Finance

Etien Yanev

Senior Social Media Manager Payhawk

Genoveva Christova

Managing Director of Ligna Group

Georgi Demirev

Founder at Finbryte

Georgi Demirev

Co-Owner at

Georgi Kadrev

Co-founder & CEO
Kelvin Health

Georgi Kirilov

Co-Founder at

Georgi Malchev

Managing Partner at and Creator at

Georgi Mitev

Sales & Marketing Executive A Data Pro

Georgi Nemtzov

Next Level Optimization

Georgi Nenov

Founder & Host
The Superhuman Podcast

Georgi Traykov

Co-founder of Progressive Lawyers and LimeLegal
Hristo Hristov

Hristo Hristov

Head of Sales Strategy at DRONAMICS

Hristo Hristozov

Business & Cultural Consultant

Hristo Neychev

Executive Coach & Startup Advisor

Ikonom Filipov

Senior Product Manager

Iskren Mitev

Founder of Escreo

Ivan Sharlandziev

Commercial Development at Eurotronics

Ivon Lalova

Strategic Account Advisor Salesforce

Jane Dimitrova

Founder of FoodoBox

Julian Sofroniev

CEO at Biodit

Kamen Bankovski

Vitosha Ventures

Kate Proykova

Product Marketing GPTboost

Konstantin Dzhengozov

Co-Founder & CFO Payhawk

Konstantin Rangelov

Co-Founder & CTO at Dronamics

Krassen Draganov

Founder and Chief Product Officer at Dynamo Software

Lyubomir Nokov

Co-founder and CEO at Harmonica Foods

Lyubomira Vutkova

Process Improvement & Business Development Lufthansa Technik Sofia

Manuela Draganova

Co-founder & Generative Coach

Margarit Ralev

Mariyan Marinov

Mariyan Marinov

Sofia Tech Park

Mihal Kambarev

Business Development Executive at TechTour

Mirena Boycheva

Digital Marketing Specialist at what.

Miroslav Dzhokanov

CEO & Co-founder of Shkolo
Momchil Tzvetanov

Momchil Tzvetanov

Founder & CEO of Divlandia and Planinaria

Ned Dervenkov


Nikola Yanev

Marketing Manager at Eleven Ventures

Nikolai Gantchev

Serial Entrepreneur

Nikolay Angov

Managing Partner at InnoLED

Ognyan Vasilev

Business Development Coach

Petko Karagyozov

Learning Designer and Facilitator at IBM Bulgaria
Petya Grozdarska

Petya Grozdarska

Learning & Development Trainer at Telerik Academy

Radostina Tsenova

Associate at the Bulgarian VC and PE Association

Raya Tsvetkova

Manager and member of the The Future Now Associasion

Raya Yunakova

Investor LAUNCHub Ventures

Raycho Raychev

CEO EnduroSat

Rene Tomova

Co-founder of Creative Shower, Design Partner at Eleven Ventures

Sisi Simeonova

Founder of

Slav Denyakin

IT Procurement Manager at Mondelēz International

Stoil Stoilov

National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

Stoyan Naydenov

Founder at Touch Awesome

Stoyan Nedin

Venture Partner at Vitosha Venture Partners

Svetozar Georgiev

Co-Founder at Telerik Academy & Campus X

Tatiyana Mitkova

Founder of ClaimCompass

Teodor Todorov

Founder and Mentor
Grow IT

Teofil Shikov

Founder & CEO of Out2Bound

Todor Gigilev

CEO of Dreamix , Co-Founder of IT Gix & Avtoikonom
Todor Sarakchiev

Todor Sarakchiev

IT Project Manager & Entrepreneur

Tsvetelina Teneva

Co-founder & Senior Facilitator at The Business Institute

Valentina Milanova

Founder & CEO Daye

Vassil Terziev

Co-Founder of Telerik & Kendo UI

Velizar Velichkov

COO and Partner
at 1ForFit

Venera Alexandrova

Founder of IPX - startup consulting services

Venetsia Netsova Angova

Member of Parliament

Vesko Kolev

Founder & CEO icanpreneur

Victor Botev

CTO & Co-Founder at Iris AI

Victor Nasr

Dell Technologies Sales Executive

Viktoria Popova

Co-founder на OurLove Books
Viktoria Docheva

Victoria Docheva

Product Marketing Manager Amadeus
Vladimir Davchev

Vladimir Davchev

Regional Director SE Europe at

Vladimir Hristov

Management Consulting Baringa Partners

Vladimir Stefanov

Life Coach at One Wild Life Bulgaria

William Stephens

Managing Director
Tech Tour

Yasen Rusev


Yulia Ivanova

Administrative Director