May 9, 2019

Centroida’s Team Joins ScaleFocus


“We are especially excited to leverage their face detection/recognition, robotic automation and data science know-how.”

Plamen Tsekov | CEO | ScaleFocus

Centroida, a digital journey optimization company focused on Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (“AI”), Machine Learning (“ML”) has merged into ScaleFocus, a professional technology services, software engineering and digital transformation company.

“We are very excited about merging our team into the largest Bulgarian software company. We have been impressed by ScaleFocus’ growth trajectory and look forward to contributing to its long-term sustainability and differentiation by applying our expertise in Blockchain, AI, ML and Cloud on a much larger scale. We have already identified numerous computer vision automation opportunities in the security and marketing domains where Centroida’s proficiency would prove to be of great value.”

Angel Kelchev | CEO | Centroida

Centroida’s team is very ambitions, dynamic, professional and easy-going. Those qualities are fully aligned with the recipe for growth that ScaleFocus has been following over the years. Centroida has niche expertise in Blockchain, AI, ML and Cloud, which would further augment our solutions portfolio and complement our domain expertise. AI and ML in particular have been areas of focus for us in 2019 and we expect those to grow exponentially in the next 2-3 years. Centroida’s expertise in those domains would help us better serve our global enterprise clients through the delivery of bespoke software solutions.

“Building on each other’s strengths, we believe that Centroida’s team would have a meaningful impact on ScaleFocus’ premium client portfolio. For example, ScaleFocus is already partnering with the leading cloud providers, including Microsoft, Amazon, Google, SAP, Oracle and Alibaba Cloud, where our cloud specialists would certainly provide a significant boost.”

Gavril Tonev and Teodor Savov | Co-founders | Centroida

In late 2018, ScaleFocus acquired the entire team and brand of the Bulgarian company Upnetix, one of the 50 world-wide certified Google-development agencies specialized in mobile engineering, front-end development and design-driven digital transformation. Since Upnetix’s successful integration, ScaleFocus has continued to pursue consolidation opportunities in the software sector worldwide in order to continually exceed the expectations of its customers when it comes to application of the latest technologies and industry best practices.

About ScaleFocus

ScaleFocus is an European IT solutions delivery center. Enabling our global customer base through technology excellence, R&D and innovation, we are focusing on advanced engineering services and bespoke consultancy in the domains of Digital, Data and Cloud. Through team care and customer success obsession, we are engaging in fulfilling partnership journeys of open communication, respect, trust and drive for tangible business outcomes.

About Centroida

Centroida is a privately held start-up, founded in 2017. The company has been named Tech Startup of the Year by Global Tech Summit for 2018. With a team of 40+ software specialists, the company is one of the leading blockchain-centric organizations in Bulgaria, delivering solutions based on either public (e.g., Ethereum) or private (e.g., Hyperledger Fabric) blockchain technologies, as well as smart contract development and auditing. The company is also well-known for its work on computer vision based automation and NLP.

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