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The Growth Program
for Bulgaria’s Most Promising Companies

The Program

Endeavor’s Dare to Scale is a made-to-measure growth program for high potential Bulgarian companies striving to become global players. The 4-month intense program is led by been-there-done-that leaders and features workshops, 1-on-1 mentorship sessions, and networking events.

10 Companies

4 Months

8 Workshops

1:1 Mentorships

Workshops

TopicModeratorDate
Product-Market Fit Vassil TerzievSeptember 17
Go to Market Strategy Svetozar GeorgievOctober 1
Perfecting the Sales Process Vladimir DavchevOctober 15
Building a Sales Team Atanas RaykovOctober 29
Budgeting and Business Planning Bojidar NeytchevNovember 5
VC and Bank Financing Ivo Gospodinov &
Rumyana Ivanova
November 19
Recruiting and Retention TBDDecember 3
Organization and Culture Viktor BilyanskiDecember 10

Events

  • Kick-off Cocktail
  • Demo Day and Closing Party

The Selected Companies

  • The Growth Program’s Class of 2019 consists of 10 companies across 4 verticals
  • All companies have a validated business model and the most common challenge faced is improving the go-to-market strategy
  • Women founders are well represented, making up 40% of total participants

Class of 2019

Blago Petrov & Julian Calderon
BG Service provides B2B IT services on a monthly subscription as well as software development of CRM, Document management, and ERP solutions.

Vera Tinkova
Cheese the Queen  is a food production company that offers fermented and aged cashew delicacies enriched with probiotics. Current markets include Hungary and Greece.

Ivo Hristov & Svelyo Dimov
Dev.bg  is the biggest IT network in Bulgaria, organizing 180 events a year. The company is now focused on a new business line – Hire Heroes – a platform that helps young IT professionals make the right career choice.

Chudomir Delchev & Andrey Hristov
DNH Soft is a Plovdiv-based agile software development company focused on e-commerce, web/mobile apps and Amazon web services cloud-based solutions.

Elena Nikolova, Iskren Mitev  & Yasen Rusev
Escreo helps people be more creative and productive in the office through its whiteboard paint that transforms walls into places for writing and brainstorming.

Zlatelina Bezheva
Frudada is a food production company that offers high-quality plant-based beverages and ice cream.

Lora Variyska, Ilian Hadjin & Maria Baleva
Funkt is a studio for architecture, interior and product design that focuses on projects for restaurants and offices. It designed well-known spaces such as Sputnik and Leanplum’s office.

Galia Jordanova & Boyan Bonev
Gaida offers a tech solution for real estate agencies to help them serve more clients.

Karla Klincheva & Sandra Klincheva
Moré Noir is a contemporary swimwear label for women, targeting fashion-oriented millennials in the affordable luxury segment.

Oggy Popov
Prospecto is an online platform enables consumers to discover all the retail offers they need to plan ahead their shopping and, as a result, drives growth for both online and offline retailers.

For more info:
daretoscale@endeavor.org

The Endeavor Experience

The Endeavor Experience

Established in 1997, Endeavor is leading a global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating High Impact Entrepreneurs worldwide. Twenty years later, Endeavor has selected 1,900+ entrepreneurs in 40+ markets across Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, East Asia, Africa and the US

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