Empowering Bulgarian Companies Abroad

Welcome to the Bulgarian Expansion Bridge (BEX) and our first bridge to London.



Bulgarian Expansion Bridge is a non-profit organisation uniting private companies, public bodies, and individuals with a shared mission: to empower the international expansion of Bulgarian businesses worldwide, starting with London.

We help businesses with:

Advisory Service

Tailored to the unique needs of each company

Structured Programmes

Bringing together companies with common goals

Community Membership

Connect with successful businesses and individuals abroad

Find the support you need

We simplify international expansion to London for businesses by providing confidence through a network of partners and support services.


Determine the right timing and approach for expanding into the UK

Market Positioning

Strategically position your company for success in the UK market


Determine the appropriate legal structure and necessary licenses

Business Development

Establish a pipeline of customers and partners to enter the market


Provide strategic support for your next fundraising round


Assist in setting up and managing your operations in the UK.

Our Launch Partners

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British Bulgarian Business Association

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British Embassy Sofia

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Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, London

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New Balkans Law Office


Eleven Ventures

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Contact Us

Please get in touch with us if you are interested in our services or would like to explore potential partnerships.


Recent Blog Posts

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Bridging Borders: Bulgarian AI Founders Stand Tall Among European and Israeli Startups in London

This week Bulgarian founders of Artificial Intelligence (AI) businesses recently engaged with key players in London's tech ecosystem through a programme organised by the Bulgarian Expansion Bridge (BEX). The Bulgarian contingent, the largest among representatives from Germany, Italy, Israel, Croatia, Poland, and Romania, showcased the depth and strength of Bulgarian AI talent.

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Bulgarian Startups Selected for AI Bootcamp 2023 Announced

We are delighted to announce that three Bulgarian startups: Eilla, Releva and Saga have been chosen to participate in the AI Bootcamp 2023, taking place in London at the end November. They will be joining a cohort of startups from various European countries, including Croatia, Romania, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Israel. The selected companies have strong AI driven B2B/enterprise solutions, have commercial traction, plans to scale/fundraise in UK. They also have passionate management teams, ready to take the expansion challenge

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Strengthening the UK-Bulgaria Strategic Partnership: A Landmark Joint Declaration

The official statement after signing highlights the new "Joint Declaration on the UK-Bulgaria Strategic Partnership," reflecting a shared ambition to further enhance close cooperation, including an increase in academic mobility, R&D, and digital trade, as well as boosting links between businesses through the Bulgarian Expansion Bridge, which supports companies to set up in the UK.

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