Armenia Startup Academy is a unique pre-acceleration program for selected Armenian tech companies and startups that guides them through the process of customer development along with custom-designed approaches and mentorship to enter and expand in new markets.

EFSE Entrepreneurship Academy and SmartGateVC join the forces to run the program under EU4Business initiative.

 

The Academy launched in October 2017 with the support of the “Support to SME Development in Armenia” (EU-SMEDA) Project within the EU4Business initiative.

HIGHLIGHTS

WHY ARMENIA STARTUP ACADEMY?

70+

experts and mentors

145+

sessions and workshops

52

graduated
startups

72

startups

involved

€1.3M

funding 
raised

Proven business 
development instruments
Affiliated seed 
and venture fund
Access to networks 
in the US and EU
Focus on you
Ecosystem support
Domain expertise
March 7, 2019
January 23, 2019
October 19, 2018
September 7, 2018
June 18, 2018
June 2, 2018
June 3, 2019

MEET OUR ALUMNI

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 1,000+ pages of user-generated content

  • 150 weekly active users

  • 2nd place at Seaside Startup Summit in the Booster track

  • EU4Business STEP grantee

MEET OUR ALUMNI

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • WCIT 2019 Lightning round winner

  • 1,000+ pages of user-generated content

  • 150 weekly active users

  • 2nd place at Seaside Startup Summit in the Booster track

  • EU4Business STEP grantee

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 45+ companies

  • 150+ cities worldwide

  • 2000K monthly served customers

  • Clients including VTB, Ameria Bank, BLS International, etc.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 20+ beauty salons from Yerevan

  • 15,000 salon clients

  • 3rd place at Seaside Startup Summit in the Booster track

  • 1st place at Index Ventures Tech Summit's pitching competition

  • Investments from Index Ventures and HIVE Ventures

June 3, 2019

Contact

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Location

Hero House, 2a Barbusse Street
Yerevan 0028, Armenia