On the 26th of August, we had the pleasure to host an elevator pitching event of 5 young, yet promising Bulgarian startups.
The event part of the monthly series Pitch2Pitch includes a 1-minute pitch followed by an up to 5 minutes Q&A In front of 5 judges: 1. Victor Manev from Impetus venture capital 2. Oron Barber, CEO of CoinPoint 3. Emil Shekerdjiiski, Founder of Networking Premium Coworking 4. Trifon Mihaylov, Managing partner at Networking Premium Coworking 5. David Keavney, CEO of CalErin On this session there were 5 startups pitching: 1. BioSeek- elastic, adaptive big data search engine. team of 6 people based in Sofia developing an AI-based search engine integratable in databases, CRMs but not only. The engine can be used to easily search and navigate through genes, patents, foreign language publications and inter-connect them and display the result in a very intuitive way. 2. AMPECO- Sas solution to a growing market of shared vehicles. AMPECO has a white-label software solution for the shared vehicles market. (the winner)
3. YES- unique English learning method A used to be English teacher spotted a gap in the traditional method of learning English while working with children. The new method is focused on practicing business language at the beginning of the studying process without using traditional grammar books. 4. Evedo- blockchain solution for the entire events ecosystem. The system Evedo developed is giving a solution for event organizers, event venues and ticketing in a secure marketplace-like blockchain-based platform. They raised about 350,000 $ through an IEO. E 5. MMR- cannabis growth technology raised 1M$ A Canadian company developed a method to increase the growth rate. The method includes hydroponics and patented light source. They are currently looking to raise another 2M$ to develop their growing platform.
The winner of the event was AMPECO. They will receive a credit prize of 3,000 BGN to use at Networking Premium Coworking. Along with that one week of guidance and review with Emil Shekerdjiiski and Trifon Mihaylov and will compete in the finals.