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Sofia – Host and Presenter of the Webit Festival

On April 25-26 Sofia once again welcomed guests from all around the world that came to attend the most influential forum for digital economy and technology in Europe – the Webit Festival Europe. This year the event was held in Sofia Tech Park and gathered more than 5000 people from nearly 90 countries. The official opening was attended by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria General Rumen Radev and President Rosen Plevneliev, ministers, the Mayor of Sofia and thousands of entrepreneurs, managers and representatives of state institutions. During the event 100 startup projects (15 of which Bulgarian) from around 50 countries were presented. A prototype of the mobile application "Your Sofia" was also presented. It was this project that won the grand prize of the first 24-hour Sofia Municipality Innovation Hackathon ten months ago. This product is a multilingual mobile application for smartphones through which everyone will be able to search for and find information as well as create a tourist route in accordance with their preferences, interests and financial situation. Soon you will be able to take advantage of this app as well as see how “Sofia becomes cool”.