GOLD SPONSORS

Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, is a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers in 100 countries. For more than a decade, Axway has empowered leading organizations around the world with proven solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, among B2B communities, cloud and mobile devices. Axway 5 Suite gives our customers the power to govern any flow of data within and across the edge of the enterprise, unlocking the tremendous value this can bring to business interactions.The result? By embracing the digital economy, Axway customers are accelerating innovation, driving new revenue, improving reliability and performance, and ensuring security and compliance.
 
Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the USA and offices in 18 countries.
Our Sofia Office has more than 200 professionals.
https://www.axway.com
In Isobar Commerce (previously known as eCommera), we are passionate about retail - whether we are helping clients like Jimmy Choo develop an international strategy, working with Clarins to launch sites in over 25 markets or putting our heads together with the team at ASDA-Walmart to realise their next innovation.

Our team in Sofia has been the key contributor to the successful launch of more than 170 sites across 34 markets, in which we have invested more than 2 million hours of development for the past 7 years.
We know how to build ecommerce solutions which provide the buyers with flawless user experience while handling thousands of orders and millions of user sessions daily. The solutions are tested by our Engineering team and supported by our 24/7 Operations team to result in 4.93 out of 5 customer satisfaction rating.
Fourth is a worldwide leader in many operational aspects of the hospitality industry. We help our customers like Radisson, Holiday Inn, Subway, Applebee's, Walt Disney, Hilton, Pizza Express and many other big and small companies to improve and perfect their operations. Fourth processes the payroll for more than 30% of the employees in the industry. We do Cloud, we do Big Data and we do Mobile - and we have over a 15-year track record of successful customer growth and tripled in value for the last six years.



Today, we have over 500 employees, Head office in London, offices in Macclesfield, 2 offices in USA, further regional offices in Dubai and Australia.


In our R&D centre in Sofia, located at Capital Fort in Sofia we are creating a primary, next generation R&D centre of 100+ professionals, as we see so many talented people among you. For our products, we mostly use the Microsoft web stack, and we strive for continuous improvement on all fronts.



Fourth is a vibrant company that understands the importance of staff welfare. We are stringent in our recruitment to ensure that, as well as experience and ability, we search for the right individuals. We heavily invest in training and developing our staff to ensure that they can deliver and support our cutting-edge solutions effectively. Having fun and building great relationships within the team and with our customers is a must.
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. Luxoft’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 31 dedicated delivery centers worldwide. It has over 12,000 employees across 39 offices in 19 countries. In the Bulgarian office which was established in 2014 work more than 250 IT Specialists making Luxoft one of the fastest growing IT companies in the country. For more information, please visit http://www.luxoft.com.
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software. The XProtect platform delivers powerful surveillance that is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the world. With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-in-class solutions to video enable organizations – managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Milestone software is sold through authorized and certified partners.

Our mission is to enable our customers to optimize their business processes by delivering an open and independent IP video surveillance platform. Our vision is to globally drive the convergence of video surveillance and IP-based business systems. Our values are reliability, openness, innovation, flexibility and independence.

With more than 15 offices around the world and headquarters in Denmark, Milestone is rapidly expanding.
NaXex Technological Development is the Bulgarian software innovations incubator of the international Invesus Financial Services Group. The tech masterminds at NaXex build advanced technological solutions, which are the heart of our powerful trading platforms that process transactions worth of over $155 billion per year. Thanks to the unique products offered by us, people from all over the world have access to and trade on the global financial markets via desktops, web browsers, smartphones and tablets.

Years of hard work, proven expertise and utter dedication has allowed us to evolve in the only fully integrated trading platform provider in the Forex market that facilitates state-of-the-art technology alongside some of the most powerful deployment ready solutions.

NaXex Technological Development Ltd. has over 130 experts in software development, mobile applications development for iPhone and Android; Quality Assurance; Tech Support, IT Security and Infrastructure. We serve our clients around the world through offices and partners in Albania, Australia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Latvia, China, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Spain, Israel, Ukraine and India.

For more information, you can visit our web site http://naxex-tech.com
Paysafe provides digital payments and transaction-related solutions to businesses and consumers around the world. Paysafe is redefining payments by enabling fast, convenient and secure ways to pay before, pay now and pay later through its payment processing, digital wallets, prepaid solutions and card issuing, and acquiring products and services. We believe that every point of every payment should be relevant, simple and secure. With two decades of experience, Paysafe is trusted by businesses and consumers to move and manage money through more than 100 payment types and 40 currencies. Paysafe offers multi-platform products with an emphasis on emerging payment technologies including mobile. Paysafe's brand portfolio includes NETELLER® and Skrill®, MeritCard, paysafecard®, payolution®, Income Access and FANS Entertainment. Paysafe Group plc shares trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol (PAYS.L).
Paysafe Bulgaria in brief:  More than 850 employees; Development of own products used worldwide; 39% growth in number of employees in 2016; 3 000 internal and external trainings per year; Internship programme that invests in the development of young people without substantial professional experience; Office – 6 floors in one of the most modern office buildings in Bulgaria, Capital Fort. For more information, visit: www.paysafe.com, and join Paysafe Bulgaria on Facebook here.
Progress offers the leading platform for developing and deploying mission-critical business applications. Progress empowers enterprises and ISVs to build and deliver cognitive-first applications, that harness big data to derive business insights and competitive advantage. Progress offers leading technologies for easily building powerful user interfaces across any type of device, a reliable, scalable and secure backend platform to deploy modern applications, leading data connectivity to all sources, and award-winning predictive analytics that brings the power of machine learning to any organization. Over 1700 independent software vendors, 100,000 enterprise customers, and 2 million developers rely on Progress to power their applications. Learn about Progress at www.progress.com
SBTech has been providing sports betting solutions to top gaming operators since 2007. We have a great deal of experience in the implementation and management of sports betting platforms and managed services to top online gaming operators and existing bookmakers operating both in regulated and traditional markets. We offer an innovative and dynamic suite of turnkey and fully managed online, mobile and retail/betting shop solutions which push the boundaries of interactive betting.

Our mission is simple: offer the best sportsbook product out there, with the right tools and smart extras to beat any challenge the competition may raise.

SoftServe is a leading technology solutions company specializing in software development and consultancy services. Since 1993 we’ve been partnering with organizations from start-ups to large enterprises to help them accelerate growth and innovation, transform operational efficiency, and deliver new products to market.

To achieve this we’ve built a strong team of the brightest, most inquiring minds in the industry, and we form close, collaborative relationships with our clients so we can really understand their needs and deliver intuitive software that exceeds their expectations.

Our experience stretches from Big Data/Analytics, Cloud, Security and UX Design to the Internet of Things, Digital Health and Digital Transformation, we have offices across the globe and development centers across Eastern Europe.

SILVER SPONSORS

SiteGround is an international technological company with a rapidly growing customer base from all over the world. Founded in 2004 in Bulgaria, today we are one of the leading web hosting software and service providers worldwide. We have 450+ employees working either in one of our office locations in Sofia, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora and Madrid or remotely. We host 800,000+ websites in five data centers on three continents. 


We are well-known for our innovative approach to web hosting in that we develop the infrastructure and the software stack that powers our services entirely in-house and often from scratch: we were the first company to introduce unique secure account isolation on a shared hosting environment; we developed our own Linux container technology for cloud computing and we’re building the first Artificial Intelligence bot for interactive hosting customer service.  


Our highly-motivated and fast-paced software engineering team is driven by making a meaningful impact with their work every day. We are building brand new products and tackling dev challenges by leveraging the latest front-end technologies. ReactJS, React Native, Redux and Webpack are just some of the technologies that we’re using to build applications with flawless user experience. For SiteGround hard work and professional development are as important as having fun along the way. If you are looking to test and level up your skills, work on interesting and challenging projects, and create something that makes a difference on a global scale and hundreds of thousands of users every day, we’d love to meet you!

IN COOPERATION WITH

The Bulgarian Association of Software Companies - BASSCOM was established in 2001. The Association brings together more than 70 leading companies developing software products and systems and offering comprehensive IT solutions, and over 120 associated members, among which universities, foundations, venture capital funds, etc.
The software industry is among the few Bulgarian industries with high value added and competitiveness worldwide, providing exceptional opportunities for professional growth and development of people working there. The main objectives of BASSCOM are to promote the Bulgarian software industry, to develop professionalism and competitiveness, to work for the improvement of the education system and the introduction of e-government, and to actively participate in creating and implementing policies for effective IT investments for the benefit of the entire society.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

Capital is the media for the decision-makers. Capital gives useful business information - business news, sector analyses; objective comments and in-depth analysis of what is happening in the economy and in the political and social life. Capital says not only what is happening and why, but also give information of what is about to come.

Capital writes professionally, meaningfully and boldly, follows the principles of the quality journalism and keeps the ethical standards in the profession, it has transparent ownership and clear business model.

Capital has a couple of platforms, that complement each other in creating value for the reader - daily newspaper Capital Daily, weekly newspaper Capital and online - capital.bg.

Capital issues additional magazines in two main directions - consumer and business. In the business line of the additional issues are yearly reports for the different industries and rankings of the companies with data analyses.

Capital organises business events with year calendar for more than 10 conferences in different industries and sectors of the economy, as well as event platforms such as "Annual summit of the business and the government", Digitalk, etc.