The startup world in Bulgaria is low on events during summer time, but we still managed to find some opportunities for you!

Get prepared and apply to the 3 competitions, presented by YouNoodle!


1.If you are an app-developer, apply to ANGELHACK IBM SERIES CHALLENGE - by 17.08.2018

Prepare yourself for Call to Code with the IBM Series Challenge, the chance for coders to hack logistics improvements based on traffic and weather activity.

This is a challenge for coders ready to work through their solutions using IBM Cloud Services, with support from IBM Code Patterns (if needed).

A hackathon centered around the production of an application to strengthen communities and those who live in them. Each submission receives 1000 cloud credits on IBM cloud, with the first and second place teams earning funds. 

Link: https://platform.younoodle.com/competition/ibm_series



2. If you are in the tourism sector, don`t miss out the 1ST UNWTO TOURISM STARTUP COMPETITION - apply by 03.09.2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Globalia are organizing the world’s largest initiative for tourism startups.
It is open to startups focused on the future of travel, experience of tourism, environmental impact, or community development can apply, from any country.
The top 10 finalists earn a sponsored trip to pitch their project at Spain’s largest International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2019, frequented by tourism’s biggest corporations, investors, and stakeholders. Finalists also gain access to UNWTO and Globalia’s Global Tourism Innovation Hub, unlocking mentorship, pilot projects, acceleration, and funding opportunities.



3. If you have ideas in the industrial IoT, the NOKIA OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2018 is for you - apply by 06.09.2018

Propelled by Nokia Bell Labs and NGP Capital, Nokia is seeking innovators to help solve business challenges by way of industrial IoT.
Early-stage teams with big ideas for industrial IoT, and the desire to collaborate with Nokia Bell Labs researchers on implementing their product commercially.
A multi-round competition, culminating in a presentation to an executive-level jury at the Nokia Bell Labs Headquarters. Finalists selected by the jury earn funding, co-innovation and joint business opportunities from Nokia, along with access to other resources in Nokia’s global network.


So... do you dare?