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The 12th annual Best Enterpreneur competition for the year 2004

The 12th annual Best Enterpreneur competition for the year 2004

11/17/2004 11:16:20 AM

The Best Enterpreneur competition was created back in 1993 by the Bulgarian American Enterprise Fund (BAEF) to stimulate young Bulgarians aged 18-29 to open private businesses. Foe the past 10 years, more than 4100 young enterpreneurs have participated in the seminars organised all over the country and about 1100 business plans have been looked through and evaluated. Awards of altogether 16 500 USD are handed annually to the winners, with additional stimulating awards of over 4000 USD. An international jury of people having a significan experience in various businesses reviews and evaluates the business plans of the young enterpreneurs.

This year another 16 500 UDS have been handed to the best BG young enterpreneurs of the year:

  • one first prize: 6000 USD
  • two second prozes: 3000 USD each
  • three third prizes: 1500 USD each

The winners for this year are:

  • Name: Yordan Dotov (first prize):
    Age: 26
    Participation last year: No
    New or active business: active
    Town: Kula, the Vidin region
    Project: Creating a frog farm
  • Name: Dinko Dinkov (second prize):
    Age: 27
    Participation last year: No
    New or active business: active
    Town: the village of Vurbeshitsa, the Vratsa region
    Project: Processing and selling articles made of Vratchanski-type of white stone.
  • Name: Ivan Gyokov (second prize):
    Age: 26
    Participation last year: No
    New or active business: new
    Town: Byala, the Rousse region
    Project: Creating and distribution of an informational sofware product specifically for medical specialists
  • Name: Ivan Velchev (third prize):
    Age: 26
    Participation last year: No
    New or active business: New
    Town: Kazanluk
    Project: Production of vacuum tubular solar systems
  • Name: Ilia Yordanov (third prize):
    Age: 19
    Participation last year: No
    New or active business: new
    Town: Sofia
    Project: Creating a wireless city networking on the territory of Sofia
  • Name: Emilia Begounova (third prize):
    Age: 27
    Participation last year: No
    New or active business: active
    Town: Sofia
    Project: To further develop the activities of her company offering alternative tourism in Bulgaria

The photo above: The logo of the Enerprise Policy Direction, which is one of the initiators of that competition

 

 


 

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