This article showcases our top picks for the best Bulgaria based Content & Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Content & Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Bulgaria Content & Publishing Companies
Imagga is an Image Recognition PaaS providing Image Tagging APIs for developers & businesses to build scalable, image intensive apps in the cloud. Image understanding technologies are wrapped in a cloud platform of powerful APIs that allow auto-cropping, color extraction & search, categorization and auto-tagging (keyword annotation) of large image collections.
They’ve designed an infrastructure that can handle huge loads of images and auto-scale to accommodate a lot of concurrent queries. Currently they offer their APIs on a software-as-a-service pay-as-you-go basis both for web and mobile..
Capital is a Bulgarian weekly business newspaper providing unbiased coverage of the current political and economic affairs, analyzes, and supplements. It is preferred mainly by the business community.
The newspaper defends the principles of quality journalism, ethical STD artists, and responsibility to the readers. Capital was first published in 1993 by the Agency for Investment Information..
COPRIX media BG
Coprix Media develops learning apps that opens up opportunities for kids to really engage in education and to be a part of the process. Based on scientific research, COPRIX’s learning system has been developed by early-childhood education experts and tested extensively with real-life students, teachers and parents.
Each interactive application is fully aligned with official K12 school curricula in multiple countries (US, EU, MENA). Moreover, the ability to run COPRIX’s apps on Interactive/Smart whiteboards, resonates well with teachers’ need to engage students in classroom-wide collaborative learning.
Data driven information provide insight into the progress of every child and maximize their learning potential. COPRIX aims to influence the creation of a new educational system through a solution that will follow the growth of a child throughout his or her “schoolhood” learning process, simultaneously evolving in order to enhance and empower his/her progress by responding to his/her path of interest and capabilities..
ZeroHedge is a financial blog that delivers a collection of news and presents editorial opinions from original and outside sources. It reports on economics, Wall Street, and the financial sector.
The news portion of the site is written by a group of editors, who cooperatively write under the pseudonym “”Tyler Durden””, a character from the novel and film ‘Fight Club’. ZeroHedge was founded in 2009..
inSelly is a Marketplace for Instagram. E-commerce facilitator for sellers and discovery engine for buyers.
They change the way how stuff is sold via Instagram, giving all Instagram users an easy access to everything that’s for sale in their favorite social network. All sales offers can be sorted according to different criteria to ensure customized search and seamless user experience.
Their mission is not only to help Instagram users to search and buy things, but also to become sellers of their own goods, by simply adding one additional hashtag. Social shopping is a new hot trend in e-commerce and inSelly is determined to set up new game rules.
Service has both mobile and desktop versions. English and Russian languages are available..
Viblast is an innovator operating in the online video industry that improves on last-mile delivery, stream quality and playback. The company’s software technology steps on WebRTC and HTML5 and solves complex problems such as client-assisted delivery and HLS & DASH playback in HTML5 without the use of plugins.
Its flagship product Viblast PDN (short from peer-assisted delivery network) is the winner of Best Innovation 2014 at WebRTC Global Summit 2014. It optimizes video delivery to large numbers of simultaneous viewers through patent-pending peer-assisted technology.
It scales real-time, improves QoE parameters and relieves last-mile video traffic congestion while reducing reliance on costly streaming infrastructure. Targeted at broadcasters and content providers, Viblast PDN enables the delivery of live and on-demand high-definition video to any device and platform in a massively scalable and cost-effective way, achieving bandwidth savings of up to 70%.
The technology seamlessly complements existing delivery solutions (CDN/in-house deployments). Viblast Player is the company’s solution to the challenge of HLS & MPEG-DASH playback in HTML5 plugin-free.
It is one of very few available technologies able to play adaptive bitrate (ABR) streams without Flash in HTML5. Besides ABR playback of live and on-demand content, it handles encrypted HLS and DRM-protected DASH streams.
Viblast is especially well-timed with the introduction of 4K, which will generate substantial traffic when adopted on a mass scale.. .
Enso is a mobile app that fixes the music discovery process by turning it into a treasure hunt game. Enso is free, fun, and effective.
Enso is how people should discover new music. Every time you start Enso you immediately get thirty second previews of songs and their cover art.
– Swipe right the songs you love to add them to your music collection. – Swipe left the songs you hate and never see them again.
– Swipe up to share your great finds with the world. – Swipe down to dig into a different category.
– Hold over a song for YouTube videos and more. – Listen to full songs of your music collection with Spotify Premium.
– Store your music collection with Spotify free.. .
Flyver will enable developers to write and monetize apps for drones. As easy as for smartphones.
Drones today have limited set of functionality. Similar to early smartphones, drones today offer limited or no programming opportunity for developers.
Putting their bet in these early stages of industry development they work to trigger drone app revolution worldwide.. .
Citizens reporting to journalists mobile app and web platform. Mobile app enables citizens to send textual information, photo and video directly to one or multiple news media contacts, making exclusive delivery channel, and enabling two way communication channel for collaboration between citizens and journalists through messaging system.
By using Colombio, citizens can collaborate with journalists, and help them publish more content they would like to see in news media, and by being socially engaged in collaboration with journalists, citizens can make direct positive impact on their communities and society through participating in process of public informing. News media companies can engage with their audience, using great number of citizens as reporters on site, accessing instant multimedia content and information from eyewitnesses, and enabling their journalists to be more informed, manage more valuable information for publishing, and adding value to their jobs within community.
How it works? – Citizens use free for download mobile app, with adress book of news media contacts, both e-mails and phone numbers, and can send textual information or multimedia content directly to journalists by adding content, and clicking on icon of newsdesk(s) they want to send – News media companies get information on their newsdesk e-mail, and can additionaly use web service for managing gathered information, and making orders for citizens to do tasks (take photo, video), making them reporters on site – Payment system allows news media companies to pay for contribution, or buy photo/video from contributors, with rights for publishing – Rating system enables news media companies to make positive selection of contributors, and get more valuable sources Testing release of app – Croatian market in March 2015.. .
KeenSkim helps people learn more by reading less, by creating automatic summaries for news and web articles, thereby addressing “information overload.” KeenSkim is an online service that helps people get important pieces of information faster by creating automatic summaries for online news and articles. It highlights the important part of the news or article directly inside the original content.
It claims to save about 65% reading time. The idea behind KeenSkim is to support innovators and decision makers in processing more information to help them spot trends, opportunities and threats from media such as news and blogs..
XS Software JSC
XS Software JSC develops, publishes, and distributes browser-based multiplayer games to its clients. The company’s product portfolio consists of Andromeda5, Khan Wars, Fashion Arena, Nemexia, Lady Popular, Sofia Wars, Hero Zero, Amber Bone, Tropicalla, and Livada.
XS Software JSC was founded by Hristo Tenchev and is based in Sofia.. .
Esse N Videri Media
A young remote working company with a base in Sofia, Bulgaria. We are in the bracket of 10-20 employees who work with SEO on clients websites and our own properties.
Apart from this ENV Media helps European gaming companies with market entry to India.. .
Snipshot is a photo editor that lets you start editing any photo with one click of a bookmarklet. You can use Snipshot to crop, resize, adjust colors, an automatically enhance you photos within your browser and then save it back to the web.
There are a couple other photo editors in this category and Photoshop plans to get in as well.. .
Jeeves is the simplest way for people to better their home experience. It simplifies the way to find, watch and share the movies, shows, music you love and at the same time control over home devices in one intelligent ecosystem.
Founded in early 2014, the company is rapidly advancing and working with leading pay TV and utility providers to roll out the service in support of their digital transition. The Jeeves — a revolutionary new way to watch media.
It combines TV, DVR, video-on-demand, streaming services into one device with a revolutionary touch remote. The Jeeves – a radical way to control homes.
It syndicates universal communication for devices across multiple manufacturers and cloud based learning intelligence to create an ecosystem aimed to simplify control and improve performance. To learn more about Jeeves see their website at www.gojeeves.com.
Read With Me Wild Web Ltd
Read With Me Wild Web Ltd is a company that provides its users with a variety of options when it comes to reading and downloading books online. Sign up and gain access to a large library, find your favorite books and access them at any time, from anywhere.
Books can be downloaded and read when offline or in airplane mode.. .
Pensoft is an independent academic publishing company, well known among biodiversity scientists worldwide for technologically cutting-edge open access journals, such as: ZooKeys, Biodiversity Data Journal (BDJ), PhytoKeys, MycoKeys, Nature Conservation, NeoBiota, and Comparative Cytogenetics. Founded in 1992 in Bulgaria, by academics, for academics, initially focusing on book publishing, it has grown to become an innovative and leading open access journal publisher.
Pensoft has published more than 1000 books and over 4,000 open access articles, mostly in the field of natural history. Pensoft is a member or partner of: CrossRef, OASPA, CLOCKSS, Research Data Alliance (RDA), OpenAIRE, Dryad Data Repository, Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), Encyclopedia of Life, and others.
Pensoft journal content is indexed by: PubMedCentral, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, BIOSIS, Google Scholar, DOAJ, Zoological Record, International Plant Name Index (IPNI), CAB Abstracts, Wikispecies, Vifabio, BHL Citebank, Globalnames, JournalMap. Pensoft are also well known as a book publisher and are specialists in dissemination of scientific information for more than 15 projects from the 6th and 7th Framework Programmes and Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union..
EconomyMagazine magazine is the most authoritative issue in Bulgaria since 1990. The luxury magazine is part of “Media Economy Bulgaria” since June 2015.
It gives a full picture of the Bulgarian and the world economy, with analyses and comments by leading experts, showing the best examples of a successful business.. .
Mayomo is â€œthe everybodyâ€:tm:s news platformâ€ for news reported by citizens; Mayomo is a broadcasting network for next generation news creators, where ordinary people play role of newsmakers by sharing their stories in multimedia formats. Mayomo is an independent media channel: * By the speed with which an event can be captured and uploaded Mayomo becomes a valuable source for breaking world events * People play the role of an independent channel: both competitor and partner of mainstream media.
* Stream navigation gives the users a freedom to create and follow personal news channels, tagged by location, linked through the subject Mayomo is influential community of socially engaged people: * Network of citizens, young journalists, students and youth, who can share content, learn, earn, interact and create change * Personal profile and portfolio for video/audio/photos/text, public or private, strong integration with social networksâ€:tm:, mix of amateur and professional materials Mayomo mobile app for immediate news share: (1) quickly and efficiently upload and compress media content, add description and tags; (2) browse content uploaded by other users through filters (most popular, latest, categories, GPS location, keywords, tags); (3) share just-uploaded or browsed content through Facebook, Twitter and email. (4) spread news, get recognition and chance to sell it to main stream media.
Minixr is a new Microblogging service that makes possible for the users to post and share their status updates, recommending their favorite links, or perhaps things like different types of videos, a variety of pictures, many kinds of audio files, etc. This solution also allows the users to share through the website events they want their friends to know about.
A very important quality of this site’s service is the fact that its basic social networking features also enable users to find and follow their friends, and as a result being able to build their own personal network. With Minixr you can also automatically drag other users activity from a number of many other websites like Digg, Last.fm, Delicious, Flickr, YouTube,etc.
Additionally this information can be centralized on the user’s timeline so that all followers can see it. Moreover Minixr also provides the chance to send status updates through the users mobile phones, as well as through IM (Google Talk, Jabber, AIM) , or Facebook.
The site makes very clear the way users can sign up for the service by entering very simple information, and also provides detailed information about all the services users can find on it.. .
Novinite is an English-language newspaper in Bulgaria that features information, news, and articles related to several categories. Its coverage includes business news, financial information, politics, sports, cultural news, crime investigations, entertainment, and much more.
In addition, it covers special topics and provides forums, quotes, image galleries, and video clips on its platform. Novinite is based in Sofia, Bulgaria..
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