9th Annual Finance Conference



  • Hybrid event – online discussions
  • TV studio
  • Live streaming



3 December

Start: 12:00 p.m.

Watch online

Discussions – live on investor.bg/live

TV interviews – live on Bloomberg TV Bulgaria and bloombergtv.bg/live


INVESTOR FINANCE FORUM is the biggest event for the financial and investment sector in the region. For the 9th consecutive year the conference will gather experts from the banking, finance and fintech sectors, capital markets, foreign and exchange markets, the regulatory authorities. IFF is an excellent platform for financial industry leaders and experts to meet and discuss challenges, trends and best practices.

IFF is the annual meeting of institutional and individual investors, representatives of the capital market from Bulgaria and the region and public companies.

Leading experts in the financial industry host seminars and workshops.



With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to evolve unpredictably – and out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our community, including guests, speakers, partners and suppliers– Investor Finance Forum is going digital this year.

This year the annual Banks and Finance event organized by Investor.bg will take place within the Investor Finance Forum. Banking sector experts and regulators will discuss relevant sector issues, new services and strategies: how the banks are changing and what transformations they are facing.



Representatives of the financial sector from Bulgaria and the region, including banks, financial companies, asset and fund managers, institutional investors, investors in  other areas, professional investors in forex trading, managers of companies operating in the international markets, professionals from the financial sector, public companies, individual investors, traders, fintech companies, blockchain companies.

Hybrid event

Half day event – discussions with experts

3 discussions

3 hours

Live streaming on Investor Media Group websites and Facebook


TV studio

Live Interviews with experts broadcasted live on Bloomberg TV Bulgaria studio

Live streaming on Investor Media Group websites and Facebook


Individual investors / traders, investors in different areas, professional investors in the field of currency trading, managers of companies trading on international markets, professionals from the general financial sphere


76% Individual investors
24% Institutional investors

42% - 31-40 years old
29% - 41-50 years old
19% - over 50 years old
10% - 21-30 years old


Excellent opportunity for business networking and sales. Presentation to the selected audience of investments in Bulgaria and the region.
Over 50 partners and over 70 speakers through the years.


Tendencies and prognosis for investments
International speakers


12:00 - 15:00

  1. 12:00 – 13:00 Discussion
    Global Market & Economic Outlook 2020
    Global economy in crisis: when will we recover from the coronavirus recession?
    Mind the gap between the markets and the real economy.
    Pros and cons of high government debt.
    The effect in Central banks’ monetary policy and inflation targeting.
    How the USA presidential election and COVID-19 impact investor sentiment?



Valentina Grigorova Gencheva, Founder and Head of Gold Department, FiBank

Martin Zaimov, Co-founder, Generator Sofia

Nikolay Vassilev CFA, Managing Partner at Expat Capital and CEO, Expat Asset Management

Moderator: Ivaylo Lakov,  BloombergTV Bulgaria



  1. 13:00 – 14:00 Discussion
    Investment Strategies



Boryana Racheva-Iotova, Senior Vice President, Senior Director of Research, Risk and Quantitative Analytics at FactSet

Alexander Prawitz, Head of CEE & Mediterranean,  Schroders

Petr Zajic, Senior Fund Manager, Amudni Asset Management

Moderator: Krasimira Paunina, CFA CEO and Board Member at Select Asset Management 


  1. 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion
    The Impact of Digital Transformation in the Finance Industry



Sava Nikolov, CTO, Alaric Securities

Georgi Mitov, Managing partner, BrightCap Ventures

Lachezar Venkov, CEO, MyFin EAD

Moderator:  Georgi I. Bylgarski, FinTech, InvestTech, TradeTech, RegTech & Yacht Captain

12:00 - 14:00

Watch online on 3 December, 12:00 pm, on bloombergtv.bg and live on Bloomberg TV Bulgaria

  • The insurance sector during a pandemic
    Vladimir Savov, Deputy Chair of the Financial Supervision Commission
  • Bulgarian technology companies on the stock market
    – One year a public company – Telelink
    Ivan Zhitiyanov, Chief Executive Officer, Telelink Business Services
    – The first technology public company – Sirma
    Tsvetan Alexiev
    , CEO, Sirma Group Holding


  • Discussion – SME Financing
    Alexander Georgiev, CEO and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Fund of Funds
    Manyu Moravenov Ph.D
    , Chief Executive Officer, Bulgarian Stock Exchange


  • Bulgarian Funds Ranking 2020 – Investor.BG
  • The rise of digital financial services
    George Robev, Regional Business Director Europe and Central Asia, Software Group


  • The winning investment strategies of 2020
    Pavel Nikolov, CEO and Board Member, EuroFinance 
    Asen Stoychev, Deputy director, FiBank
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Speaker Petr Zajic Senior Fund Manager, Amudni Asset Management
Speaker Alexander Prawitz Head of CEE & Mediterranean, Schroders
Speaker Boryana Racheva-Iotova Senior Vice President, Senior Director of Research, Risk and Quantitative Analytics, FactSet
Speaker Martin Zaimov Co-founder, Generator
Speaker Nikolay Vassilev CEO and Managing Partner, Expat Capital
Speaker Dr. Valentina Grigorova-Gencheva Director Gold and Numismatics, Fibank
Speaker Assoc. Prof. Manyu Moravenov, Ph.D. Chief Executive Director, BSE
Speaker Alexandar Georgiev Executive Director, Fund of Funds
Speaker Georgi Robev Regional Business Director Europe and Central Asia, Software Group
Speaker Ivan Zhitiyanov CEO, Telelink Business Services
Moderator Georgi Bylgarski FinTech, InvestTech, TradeTech, RegTech & Yacht Captain
Speaker Sava Nikolov CTO, Alaric Securities
Speaker Georgi Mitov Co-founder and Managing partner, BrightCap Ventures
Speaker Tsvetan Alexiev CEO, Sirma Group Holding
Moderator Krasimira Paunina, CFA CEO, Select Asset Management
Moderator Veronika Denizova Host, Bloomberg TV Bulgaria
Moderator Deliyan Petrishki Host, Bloomberg TV Bulgaria
Moderator Ivaylo Lakov Host, Bloomberg TV Bulgaria



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Main partners

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Inter Expo Center


Булевард “Цариградско шосе” 147,
София, България

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