Awards and Recognition

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EIB Innovation Award

Software Group was recognized as one of the most innovative tech companies in Europe by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The company received an Innovation Award during the 2nd annual EIB Venture Summit, held on March 28 in Luxembourg. Software Group was selected due to its constant work for driving innovation through providing cutting-edge digital solutions in the financial sector. Learn more here.

Stevie Award

Stevie® International Business Awards 2020

Software Group was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the 17th Annual International Business Awards. The company was recognized in the category “Company of the Year – Computer Software - Medium size” due to its achievements as an end-to-end digitalization partner of financial service providers globally. Learn more here.


Forbes Business Awards 2020

Software Group won the recognition "Company of the Year" in the IT sector at the Forbes Business Awards 2020. The awards recognize the entrepreneurial spirit, good business practices and socially responsible companies. Learn more here.

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Deloitte Global's Technology Fast 500™ EMEA

Software Group was ranked in the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for EMEA region, being among the only 5 Bulgarian companies recognized in the prestigious ranking. We take place #402 in the whole ranking, which makes us the 3rd best performing company in Bulgaria from the 5 ranked. More information about the ranking here.

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Fidelity Bank Ghana: Agency Banking Bank of the Year Award

The bank was recognized at the 6th Instinct Business Finance Innovation Awards due to its outstanding achievements in providing access to financial services with Software Group’s cutting-edge Agency Banking platform. Learn more here.

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CreditAccess Grameen: Stevie® Innovation Award in APAC

The organization was recognized in the category “Excellence in Innovation in Financial Industries – more than 100 employees” due to its outstanding achievements in the financial industry across different areas, including for implementing a Digital Field Application Solution, powered by Software Group. Learn more here.
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AB Bank Zambia: EIB Innovation Award

AB Bank Zambia was recognized for delivering outstanding financial and non-financial services to their customers. One of the distinguished initiatives is the implementation of a new digital banking platform in a partnership with Software Group. Learn more here.

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Georgi Yanchev, CFO of Software Group, won the recognition “CFO of the Year” at the annual awards organized by EY Bulgaria and Capital. This award recognized his significant contribution towards the development and transformation of Software Group. Learn more here.

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CSR Distinctive Аward 2018

Software Group’s Mexico office was honored with the Distinctive Award for Socially Responsible Company. The award is granted by (CEMEFI) Philanthropy Mexican Center each year and recognizes Mexican companies that conduct their business taking account of their social, economic and environmental impact. Learn more here.



Kalin Radev, CEO of Software Group, won the prize for “Exceptional commitment” by Endeavor Bulgaria. Mr. Radev received the award for his dedication towards the mission of Endeavor to lead the high-impact entrepreneurship movement. More information here.

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Forbes Business Awards Bulgaria 2017

Software Group was awarded 3rd prize in the category “Successful Development of the Business” at the prestigious Forbes Business Awards Bulgaria 2017. The company was recognized for its successful business development strategy and expansion in more than 65 countries all around the world. More information here.


Capital's ICT TOP 100

Software Group was ranked among the leaders in the Bulgarian tech sector in the prestigious annual ranking of ICT TOP 100. The company was placed in 9 categories based on high financial results in different areas of IT for 2019. More information here.

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Software Group's Chief Innovation Officer Geraldine O'Keeffe has been featured in Business Financing's Top Female Founder In Every Country World Map, representing Bulgaria. More information here.


The Software Report

Software Group’s COO Lucija Popovska was ranked in Top 25 Women Leaders in Software of Europe for 2021, published by The Software Report. The ranking aims to find exceptional women who have contributed to the advancement of the software industry. More information here.

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CIO Review

Software Group is ranked in the “50 most promising Fintech solution providers for 2019” by CIO Review. The vendors in the ranking are evaluated based on their domain expertise and innovation in the fintech space with new technologies. More about the ranking here.

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Mondato Award Africa

Software Group was a finalist at Mondato Award Africa 2017. We were nominated for the category “Digital Finance Plus Social Impact”. More information about Mondato here.

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APAC Business Headlines

Software Group was named one of the “10 fastest growing digital transformation solution providers to watch in 2019”, by APAC Business Headlines. The company is recognized for its consistent growth in the region helping financial institutions in their digital transformation journey.

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Mondato Award Asia

Software Group was selected as a finalist at Mondato Award Asia 2016. We were nominated for the category “Digital Finance Plus Social Impact in Emerging Asia”. The award distinguishes providers whose products or services delivered measurable social value in markets in Emerging Asia during 2015-2016.

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CIO Advisor

In 2016, Software Group was included in CIO Advisor’s Top 20 Finance Technology Providers ranking in Asia Pacific. The ranking recognizes the IT companies in the region who are the leading providers of financial software in the region. More about the ranking here.

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Forbes Business Awards Bulgaria 2016

Software Group was a finalist at the Forbes Business Awards 2016. The awards recognize the good business practices, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.  Our company was nominated in the “Employee of the year” category.

Preferred Employer Awards

Employer of Choice

Employer of Choice 2021

Software Group was recognized in the category "Responsible and Charitable Company" during the Employer of Choice Awards 2021 by public vote. Learn more here.

Career Show

Career Show 2021

Software Group was ranked among the top 10 companies in the Top 50 Index of the most preferred employers in Bulgaria’s IT sector. The Career Show Index collects and combines the results of employers in leading business awards and rankings in the last 2 years.

Graduate Survey

National Graduate Survey 2020

Software Group was ranked the 6th most preferred IT employer for graduates in Bulgaria. The Graduate Survey is a multi-country, independent research that measures the attributes of becoming the employer of choice for young talent.


Devstyler's Top 10 Software Companies

Software Group had two winners at DevStyler's national survey “TOP 20 Software Companies”: Kalin Radev in TOP 20 Managers, out of 210+ nominations, and Dilyan Vasilev in TOP 20 IT Specialists, out of 230+ nominations.


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Since 2015, Software Group is a member of BASSCOM, an industry association of leading Bulgarian software development companies. The mission of BASSCOM is to promote competitive advantages and long-term traditions in software development as well as to encourage acquisition of best practices to raise company excellence. More information here.

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Indian-Bulgarian Business Chamber

Since 2015, Software Group is a member of the Indian-Bulgarian Business Chamber (IBBC). The Indian-Bulgarian Business Chamber is a non-for profit independent business organization, established in 2015, aimed to contribute to the development of the relations between Bulgaria and India with regard to trade, industry, agriculture, services and other activities. More information here.

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Software Group is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria (AMCHAM), a leading business organization that unites over 320 American, Bulgarian, and multinational companies operating in the country. AmCham Bulgaria is an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a member of the European Council of American Chambers of Commerce. More information here.

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Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)

Since 2014, Software Group is a member of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). BCCI is an independent, non-governmental organization for assistance, promotion, representation and protection of the business interests of its members, which contributes to the development of international economic cooperation. More information here. 

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The Microfinance Centre is a regional microfinance resource centre and Network. We unite 111 organization (including 77 MFIs) across 36 countries of Europe, Central Asia and beyond, who together deliver responsible microfinance services to over 1,000,000 low-income clients. More information here.

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Microfinance Pasifika

Software Group is a member of Microfinance Pasifika since 2013. Microfinance Pasifika is an alliance of institutions committed to supporting disadvantaged people in the Pacific. The aim of the organization is to improve their quality of life through the provision of inclusive and sustainable financial services. More information here.