Sofia Investment Agency

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Vladimir Danailov - CEO
+359 2 980 04 67 ; +359 2 986 45 32
Type of the organization / person: Catalysts, Government, Other

We support local and foreign businesses in building their success stories in Sofia. Our services are free of charge and always tailored to meet your precise needs. 


OUR MISSION AND VISION

Our mission is to support Sofia's development as a modern, innovative and green city - an attractive and preferred place to start and grow a business by local and foreign companies. 

We support Sofia in creating, attracting, retaining and inspiring talented professionals – entrepreneurs and researchers – that will help Sofia to turn  into a center of innovation for high value-added industries.


THE AGENCY 

Sofia Investment Agency is part of Sofia Municipality and offers a one-stop service for foreign companies, entrepreneurs and startups, looking to set up business in Sofia.

  • We assist international companies in finding business opportunities in Sofia and provide all relevant information and guidance for setting up. 
  • The Agency works in close collaboration with Sofia Municipality in supporting companies to launch operations in a fast and effortless manner. 
  • Our team connects you with key local contacts, helps you assess the local business climate and enhances the competitive advantages for your business in Sofia. 
  • We will translate what local legislation means for your business and will deliver comprehensive benchmark and opportunity analysis within your industry. 


OUR SCOPE 

Sofia Invest Agency (SIA) offers end-to-end investment services, tailored according to your specific needs. The services cover every stage of setting up a business in Sofia, ranging from initial data collection and opportunity/benchmark analysis to networking and the actual business launch.  

  • We support international companies with business services, industry specific information and contacts, as well as with finding appropriate sites/locations and/or expertise/employees. 
  • Sofia Municipality through Sofia Investment Agency incentivizes foreign and local investors through Class “C” certification program. 
  • We support and facilitate PPP between Sofia Municipality and foreign and local businesses. 
  • Bridging business and academia is our priority, reflecting in improved planning and availability of skilled and professional human capital.

Key clients and/or partners

Some of our key partners include Sofia Municipality, Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Municipal Guarantee Fund for Small & Medium Enterprises, Inter Expo Center, Sofia Tech Park.

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