Angel Ivanov


Role: Director Business Development

Industry: FMCG

Membership status: Active member

Angel Ivanov is a Co-founder of Skapto. Angel graduated from the American University in Bulgaria in 2012 with double major in Business Administration and Mass Communications. His career started at Chouchkov Brothers – one of the leading production companies in Bulgaria. Following his dream of being an entrepreneur, in 2013 Angel teamed up with Georgi to start his first adventure Skapto – an AUBG friends’ bar that turned into a gourmet burger chain. In 2015 Angel left Chouchkov Brothers and started his own production company – HandPlayed – focused on creating high-quality audio-visual projects.

Skapto is Bulgaria’s largest gourmet burger chain serving handcrafted, American-inspired burgers in a fast-casual dining environment. Skapto’s restaurants offer an imaginative menu of cooked-to-order burgers, made fresh from house-made ingredients and topped with Skapto’s secret spices and sauces. Skapto currently operates three full-service restaurants and two over-the-counter locations throughout Bulgaria, in addition to one food truck and two dark kitchens for delivery. Skapto has won numerous awards for product excellence and earned the #1 and #3 rankings for two of its restaurants in Sofia on TripAdvisor (out of 1.2K+ restaurants), and the #1 restaurant spot in Plovdiv (out of 300).