My TEDx Talk on Social Entrepreneurship

My TEDx Talk on Social Entrepreneurship

TED is a worldwide conference series created under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. TEDx Sofia University, where “x” stands for independently organized event, annually hosts speakers from different backgrounds who share their interests, ideas and experiences under the umbrella of the global TED initiative. At a TEDx event, video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a smaller group, focusing on topics such as technology, education, design and beyond. Continue reading “My TEDx Talk on Social Entrepreneurship”

A platform to solve the information coordination relationships problem between Academia and businesses

A platform to solve the information coordination relationships problem between Academia and businesses

Team’s award ceremony, attended by the chairman of AIESEC Latvia and a team of EY consultants

Originally published on Medium by OS.UNIVERSITY R&D team


In May 2017, Hristian Daskalov, project lead at the Open Source University on exchange at Riga Technical University, took part in Latvian ‘Youth Speak Forum’, organized by world’s largest students-led organization AIESEC and their partners from world’s leading consultancy — Ernst & Young (EY).

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Introducing World’s First Academic and Career Development Ledger on the Ethereum Blockchain

Introducing World’s First Academic and Career Development Ledger on the Ethereum Blockchain

Source: Open Blockchain, The Open University

Message from the OS.UNIVERSITY R&D Team:

To all the change-makers around the world,

We introduce you the Open Source University project at www.os.university in which we invite you to join. It brings the future of Academia close to what it was initially intended to be and what the term ‘’university’’ stands for — a community. Continue reading “Introducing World’s First Academic and Career Development Ledger on the Ethereum Blockchain”

2017 will be the year of the Sharing Economy 2.0, the Internet of People

2017 will be the year of the Sharing Economy 2.0, the Internet of People

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The Future is here – it’s just not very evenly distributed, William Gibson once wrote. Hence, you need to know where and when to look in order to connect the dots and see the broader futuristic-turned-realistic picture. There were a few such opportunities for me to look into over the past year.

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Post-Brexit EU: Tackling the Crisis  Through Utilization of Applied Knowledge & Youth Energy

Post-Brexit EU: Tackling the Crisis Through Utilization of Applied Knowledge & Youth Energy

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Speaking at a workshop on creating the next generation of EU leaders, who will need to deal with the crisis, created by the previous one due to lack of change management skills and knowledge.

In 2012, an essay of mine won me two highly appreciated recognitions. One came from the first edition of Sofia Business School’s Master Classes on Global Economic and Financial Risks – Best Working Paper Award, and a scholarship for the annual Von Mises conference, organized by the pro-market Istituto Bruno Leoni. And the other coming from the ALDE (to which i have no affiliation and never had, which only makes it more special) – a pan-European scholarship contest and an opportunity to take part in a leadership academy on the subject of the future of the EU.

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Agile Stakeholder Management Training @ HP

Agile Stakeholder Management Training @ HP

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A moment from the training at HP – great audience, some screen issues, and a topic to build on

Mid July 2014 I hosted an introductory training on the topic of Stakeholder Management in Agile Environment for Hewlett-Packard Young Employee Network (YEN).

The training took place in Global Delivery Sofia Center, and was part of a full-day seminar, organized by YEN and Brain Workshop Institute, on the topic of Effective Decision Making.

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Science and Education for Smart Growth 2014-2020

Science and Education for Smart Growth 2014-2020

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Guest of Bulgaria On Air TV – Investbook Programme, Jan 06th 2015

In the 2010-2014 period, I’ve had the chance and the privilege to represent the students’ and academic community in a number of expert bodies,  platforms and collaborative governance forums, in the legislative (Consultative Council  on European Affairs and Oversight of the European Funds, 41st National Assembly Parliamentary Committee), executive (Council on Oversight of the National Students’ Loan Policy, Ministry of Education and Science) and  local self-government sector (Expert Council on Science, Technology & Innovation, Sofia Municipality). Continue reading “Science and Education for Smart Growth 2014-2020”