The Bulgarian Association of Software Companies – BASSCOM was established in 2001. BASSCOM is a non-profit industry association representing more than 60 leading companies developing software products and systems and offering comprehensive IT solutions, and over 100 associated members, among which universities, foundations, venture capital funds, etc. The software industry is among the few Bulgarian industries with competitiveness worldwide, providing exceptional opportunities for professional development and the development of people working in it. The main objectives of the Association are to promote the Bulgarian software industry, to work for the improvement of the educational system and to participate in creating and implementing policies for effective IT investments for the benefit the entire society. BASSCOM is actively working to popularize Bulgaria as a high-tech destination where software companies develop their own products and services with high added value. As a result, the Association plays an increasingly strong role and is recognized as a reliable partner among government institutions, academia and the business community at home and abroad.
More information about BASSCOM, its member-companies and activities can be found on http://www.basscom.org