Startup Europe Week 2018 – “Armenian Startup Backstage”
Over the last decade, many global initiatives have been created to celebrate entrepreneurship. The Startup Europe Week (SEW) unites several hundred organizers in more than 40 countries. On 7th of Match in the framework of SEW 2018 the Armenian community of startup companies, innovators and entrepreneurs gathered for the first community meet-up with the title “Armenian startups backstage – achievements to date and path to the continued success”.
The goal of the event is to showcase the work conducted within the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the last years, to see new paths and opportunities. Furthermore, the event aims to give a space to meet new and old friends in the community, share experience, and future plans.
The event is a joint-ecosystem initiative co-organized by Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC) and EIF in cooperation with, Catalyst Foundation, AUA, Global.AM and supported by EU4Business SMEDA project.
|Part 1: Startup Ecosystem Representatives meetup (invitation only)
The goal is to gather current and upcoming initiative representatives of the startup ecosystem to have a discussion on lessons learned and what are the upcoming challenges for the ecosystem.
Part 2: Armenian Startup Backstage – achievements to date and path to the continued success
Areg Gevorgyan – Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center/ SEW Co-organiser
Stanislav Toshkov – Delegation of the European Union to Armenia
Amalya Yeghoyan – Ministry of Transportation Communication and IT
Emil Tarasyan – Ministry of Economic Development and Investments
Eva Maria Näher – Team leader EU4Business SMEDA Project
IMG new grant programme announcement
Bagrat Yengibaryan – Enterprise Incubator Foundation
Keynotes: Armenian startup backstage
Davit Baghdasaryan – 2Hz.ai
Ashot Tonoyan – Innaptics
Narek Safaryan – RenderForest
Wine, music and networking