HeleCloud is sponsoring the first practical data challenge in Central & Eastern Europe

Sofia, 21st March 2017:

HeleCloud™, a fast-growing Cloud technology consultancy, announced today that it is sponsoring  Datathon Bulgaria, the first practical data challenge in Central & Eastern Europe, organized by Data Science Society. The event will take place between March 24 and 26 and will gather coding, data analytics, business intelligence and math experts together. The participants will team up and have 48 hours to come up with а precise and creative solution to a real business challenge based on the provided datasets. The jury will award the most precise, but also creative solutions.

HeleCloud’s mentors, Ivaylo Vrabchev, Georgi Mateev and Hristofor Georgiev will provide the Datathon teams with administrative access to Amazon Web Services products, help them to identify their digital needs and ensure they maximise the potential of the Cloud solutions in the context of their case. The mentors will be available throughout the weekend to advise the teams on how to benefit from the AWS Cloud.

“Data is playing an increasingly important role across every sector. We are excited to join Datathon Bulgaria as it gives an excellent opportunity for best practices exchange and networking of the Bulgarian high-tech community. AWS Cloud technologies offer a variety of services to store, manage and analyze data and our mentors will showcase the security and encryption options which AWS offers to protect data at rest and in transit.”, said Stefan Bumov, Chief Operating Officer at HeleCloud.

About Data Science Society

Data Science Society is a Bulgarian volunteer community of experts in data processing, modelling and analysis. Its main mission is to promote and encourage collaboration, knowledge sharing, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas that make extensive usage of data. Data Science Society volunteers organize thematic meetups and talks, facilitate educational programs and connect experts and enthusiasts to enable data-driven projects. Learn more at

About HeleCloud

HeleCloud™ is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology consultancy with offices in Maidenhead, UK, and Sofia, Bulgaria that helps enterprises of all sizes establish Cloud vision, and execute Cloud strategies through their industry-leading Cloud Roadmap methodology. HeleCloud™ also provides Cloud managed services to further amplify Cloud benefits and enable enterprises to focus on their core business and customers.

HeleCloud’s team of professionally trained consultants and engineers are well-grounded in all aspects of cloud solutions, with specialist expertise in the competencies of Security and Compliance; Big Data, Analytics and IoT; Microsoft Enterprise Applications on AWS and SAP Applications on AWS.