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CSF tutors in 2016 Academy for innovations

Veselin Drobenov was mentor in the 24 hour Hakaton co-organized by Sofia municipality, Association for Development of Sofia and the Fund for Innovation in Culture.
During the event the students had an opportunity to develop and present their business solutions in three categories:
1. Education
2. Health
3. Cultural and Historical Heritage


Some of the judges for the competition was well known for CSF, names like Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia, Assoc. Prof. Theodore Saddlery, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University "Sv. Kliment Ohridski", Mr. Svetlin Nakov, founder of the Software University, Mrs. Evgenia Peeva, executive director of the Foundation "Teach for Bulgaria", Mr. Philip Genov, vice-president and special projects manager in UniCredit Bulbank and Mr. Yuri Valkovski manager of the Bulgarian branch of Reach for Change.


At the end of the final race the prizes was distributed between:

Team "Elmo" - students from the New Bulgarian University (Vladislav Donchev, Boryana Nenova, Ilian Dimitrov, Elitsa Stefanova, Kristina Ivanova, Anna Ivanova), which were ranked as first and took the main prize of 10,000 BGN. With their mobile application Your Sofia they can enable everyone to find their place in the capital.

Team "Sportify" created by the students from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" Panka Mireva and Atanas Djilianov took the second prize, and the team "Squad" established by the New Bulgarian University students George Peytchev, Kalina Doneva, Slava Monova, Martin Vetskov and Martin Dimov wisely tutored by the mentors of CSF took third prize with their idea for early career guidance for students. The team with the interesting name "El Romantico" - Angel Venchev, Dimitar Smilianov Milan Milanov and Stanislav Gatev took the special prize of Onotext, for innovation in "Open Data". This team was also helped by our modest team.


"The bottom line of our participation is two teams supported by CSF reached the top four," said Veselin Drobenov, CEO of CSF


More information about the teams and the event can be found on page winners.

  • Created on: 10-06-2016

  • Source: Code Success Foundation