The program, powered by Postbank and supported by Software Group and BSMEPA, is aimed at nurturing local scale-ups in their quest to become globally competitive, growth-oriented, and resilient businesses.
Endeavor’s mentors and partners’ experts interviewed the candidates to select the 12 companies that best meet the pre-selection criteria. All of the shortlisted companies had to have up to 150 full time employees and 2019 annual sales of min €100 K.
The program will run over September – December 2020 and this year’s focus will be on business opportunities in crisis market conditions. The selected companies will go through 6 workshops, divided in 4 modules (Marketing, Sales, Finance and HR), individual mentoring sessions and networking events.
The 12 companies in the Dare to Scale Class of 2020 are:
Abilitics – A software company that is shifting to a product & service business model with the launch of a new product – a self-service chatbot called Skilly.
Ardes – One of the biggest retail stores in Bulgaria, offering computers, electronics, office technologies and technical support and maintenance.
ApiHawk – A Software company specialized in the automation of the service providing industry, based on full API communication stack. Flagship product: Cloud Billing & Automation for hosters, telecoms and domainers.
Checkout X – A software tool that multiplies your profits by introducing a better-converting, mobile-ready checkout process, seamless payments, post-purchase upsells, and much more.
Develiot – IoT leader, providing data sensing industrial-grade devices to measure air quality in urban areas, track water loss and consumption in cities, and monitor water resources at any scale.
Infinite Solutions – A Microsoft Dynamics D365, Azure and .Net Partner, with highly skilled Microsoft Certified team of project managers, consultants, developers, proven on a large scaled projects with over 1000 users.
Inox – A company with over 20 years of experience in steel product manufacturing, offering a wide variety of engineering services.
iuvo – A leading EU investment marketplace which provides the perfect link between investors and loan originators, focusing on high returns, safety, reliability and personalized customer experience.
Out2Bound – A company which develops and executes outbound sales development strategies on behalf of technology companies to enrich their sales pipelines and as a result to start conversations with highly targeted potential new clients.
SEOMAX – A performance driven full service digital agency. The company specializes in online advertising, PPC, SEO and web development.
RPA Consulting – A company which develops optimization solutions and robotic business process automation (RPA). The range of services that the company offers, covers the entire spectrum of building and proper management of processes in today’s business environment.
Trastena – The company produces fruit wines, including the company’s signature raspberry wine. Trastena is among the pioneers on the market and is one of the fastest growing wine brands in Bulgaria.
Stay tuned for a video business card of each company!