Bulgarian software company Chaos has been honored with the top award, “Company of the Year,” by Forbes Business Awards 2021. It also received the specialized “Company of the Year” award in the Information and Communication Technologies sector. The winners of Forbes Business Awards 2021 were announced during an official ceremony on April 28, 2021, in Sofia, organized by Forbes Bulgaria.
“We are very grateful for the high scores that Chaos received from the jury,” said Peter Mitev, co-founder of Chaos. “Although the award is given for our achievements in 2020, we should remember that our success is the result of many years of dedicated work from our team, our constant innovation and our focus on putting customers at the centre of everything we do. We are proud that we released more new products in a challenging 2020 than in any other year in our 20-year-plus history.”
Chaos is a world leader in computer graphics technologies and empowers artists and designers to create photorealistic imagery and animation across all creative industries. The company was founded in 1997 in Sofia and today also has offices in Prague, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tokyo. There are more than 320 professionals working at its headquarters in Sofia. Among them there are experts in software development, innovation, business strategy, sales, marketing and more.
At the beginning of 2021, Chaos announced an extended portfolio of software products and services as it stepped into new territories such as real-time rendering, online access to optimized high-quality 3D assets, fast and easy cloud rendering, as well as flexible customer offerings. Chaos’ technology is used every day by top design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies and visual effects companies around the globe.
In 2017, the firm’s leading product, the V-Ray renderer, was honored with a Scientific and Engineering Academy Award for its contribution to the motion pictures industry. Chaos’ technology has powered famous blockbusters including Game of Thrones, Avengers: Infinity War and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.