AmCham Hackathon 2024

  • About the Hackathon
  • Jury and Mentors
  • Documents
  • Partners
AmCham Bulgaria Hackathon is a cross-functional social event initiated by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria in partnership with Technical University Sofia and Faculty of economics and Business Administration at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

The project will get together teams of students from both universities to work together for three weeks on real business cases provided by companies-members of AmCham.

  • When: 12 February 2024 – 29 February 2024
  • Where: Technical University Sofia and Faculty of economics and Business Administration at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • What: Students from both universities can enroll in this Google Form from 15 Jan until 4 February if they would like to participate in the hackathon. The participation is voluntary. Teams of students will be formed and assigned one business cases to work on during the hackathon. At the end of the hackathon, teams will present the solution to their business case in front of a jury.
  • Why: The hackathon provides a great opportunity for the students to work on real business cases and get mentored by experts from the business on a variety of topics, related to their studies. Students will be able to obtain knowledge, skills and experience about the area they would like to further develop. Students will be able to establish direct contact with different companies and explore opportunities for professional occupation.
Key Dates:
  • 12 February, 10.00: Official opening (Technical University Sofia, Center of excellence)
  • 26 February: Final submission of the solutions of the business cases
  • 27-28 February: Presentations of the business cases in front of a jury
  • 29 February: Jury evaluation of the business cases & Awarding and closing ceremony

Jury

Prof. Eng. DSc Georgi Todorov

President of the General Assembly of TU-Sofia
Dean, Faculty of Industrial Technology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Iya Petkova

Director of MBA Program (English) – Human Resources Development, Sofia University, FEBA

Daniel Kiryakov, PMP

Communications & Public Affairs Manager,
AmCham Bulgaria


Mentors

Petyo
Piskulev

Technical Training & Support, Jaguar & Land Rover,
Moto Pfohe

Georgi
Krastanov

Technical training and support, Ford,
Moto Pfohe

Robert Shalapatov

Technical Training & Support, Volvo,
Moto Pfohe


University Mentors

Technical University
Faculty of Computer Systems and Technologies
Faculty of Telecommunications
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Electronic Technics and Technologies
Sofia University, FEBA

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