Join us as we delve into Yoana Raychinova's professional growth and self-discovery journey. From IT Project Manager to Senior Software Engineer at HedgeServ, her career leap showcases the transformative power of Telerik Academy Alpha and the endless possibilities it brings.Read the story
Welcome to our "Meet the Team" blog post series, where we introduce you to the amazing people behind our company! Who are they? Today, we introduce you to two of them - Vladimir Venkov & Tsvetelina RadenkovaRead the story
Georgi Georgiev was studying Informatics and Cybersecurity in Saarbrücken, Germany, when he first heard of the then brand new 6-month program for a successful career start in IT - Telerik Academy Alpha. Eager to pursue a career in Bulgaria – it didn’t take long for Georgi to put his academic studies on hold, came back to Bulgaria and apply to Telerik Academy Alpha. Immediately after graduating it, he landed his dream job at Tick42.
According to the latest BASSCOM annual study of the Bulgarian software industry, the number of employees in it has increased with 15% compared to last year. This makes for a staggering 3,563 new jobs in the hottest sector in the country. At the same time, just 12,9% of all students are pursuing STEАM degrees. Does this mean the gap between companies’ needs and professionals available on the market will keep widening even further? It doesn’t have to.
It took Georgi Manchev just 2 weeks to land his dream job in IT after graduating from Telerik Academy Alpha. But he hasn’t always been on the right track to a promising tech career. Prior to joining the program, Georgi worked as a waiter and bartender and had no coding experience at all. During the intensive 6-month training, he was equipped with the knowledge and skills companies look for and joined Experian as a Junior Software Engineer.
Our network of partners continues to grow - joining the ranks are Bede Gaming, a leading supplier of gaming software, Fourth, a leader in cloud-based forecasting and cost control software for the hospitality industry, and Gtmhub, a goal management and employee experience solution provider that earlier this year closed a €1.2M seed round. Also, ICB, a Bulgarian software and consulting company, are continuing their partnership with us and together with Bede Gaming will provide real-world projects to our .NET students.
Steven Tsvetkov, Technical Trainer at Telerik Academy, was included in the prestigious Forbes Bulgaria “30 Under 30” annual list for his substantial contribution to the Telerik Academy mission - to prepare the next generation of digital leaders.
"We set ourselves quite ambitious goals. One of them is to be among the 3 largest private academies in the world in 10 years and to be able to cover 30% of the market," Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy.
We are happy that Telerik Academy and our programs have been recognized in an international competition that aims to recognize organizations, initiatives and individuals that have a positive impact on the future of Europe.
Generation Z will be among the founders of the professions of the future. They grew up in a digital world. How this generation learns and why life-long learning is critical for them, part of the Telerik Academy team shared for Karieri.bg.
Telerik Academy won two awards from the Forbes Business Awards 2023 - "Company of 2023 - Services" and a finalist in the "Employer of 2023" category. These awards are important because they recognize us for our work and the impact we have on people's lives and the entire IT industry.
"In 2023, we face new, even more ambitious goals, and Alexander is the missing piece of the puzzle to achieve them. With his experience in developing new market niches and creating successful products in competitive sectors, we will take our products to the next level and scale," Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy.