YEREVAN

18 Oct 2019

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Yerevan!




The 20 best startups from Yerevan will be invited for a training delivered by our own Seedstars team as well as local & regional mentors!


After working closely with the entrepreneurs, we will invite the top 8 to take part in jury interviews with top investors and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Yerevan 2019.


The winning startup of Yerevan will join the Regional Summit, where it will have the opportunity to be selected to join the 3 months Growth Program Online and the Global Seedstars Summit - with the chance to win up to USD500.000 in equity investment. Seedstars is a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.




Criteria:


1) Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)


2) Have a maximum of USD 500,000 of funding to date




You can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and world class mentoring on critical issues often encountered in the ecosystem!




Apply Now!


Attendee Registration

Program

15:00 - 15:30

Arrival & Networking

15:30 - 16:30

Investment Readiness Bootcamp

16:30 - 17:00

Art of the Pitch

17:00 - 19:00

Mentoring sessions

10:00 - 13:00

Selection panel for finalists with Seedstars Investment team

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome coffee

9:15 - 9:45

The innovation ecosystem by Asher Siddiqui (Advisor, Technology Investments - ADFG, Member of the Board of Advisors, Applied Innovation Institute)

9:45 - 10:15

Lessons from a crappy Angel Investor by Marvin Liao (Partner, 500 Startups)

10:15 - 10:45

Networking Break

10:45 - 10:55

Angel Investing in Armenia - perspective of STAN by Igor Khalatyan (Co-chair Science and Technology Angels Network)

10:55 - 11:05

Angel Investing in Armenia - perspective of BANA by Grigor Hovhannisyan (Director at BANA - Business Angel Network of Armenia)

11:05 - 11:15

Angel Investing in Armenia - prespective of AICA by Samson Avetian (VP and Cofounder of AICA)

11:15 - 11:45

Challenges and Opportunities of Angel Investment

11:45 - 12:00

Winner announcement

12:00 - 12:15

Networking

Partners

Deworkacy Yerevan
STAN
Swiss Embassy in Armenia
Fast Foundation
SmartGateVC
Microsoft Innovation Center Ar
BANA
Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation Center AUA
France Médias Monde

Selected Startups

Mentors

Pavel Snkhchyan

Pavel Snkhchyan

General Manager
HelpSystems Armenia
Ashot Khudgaryan

Ashot Khudgaryan

COO & Co-Founder
Vira Advisory
Sargis Karapetyan

Sargis Karapetyan

CEO
Embry Tech
Daria Khlopova

Daria Khlopova

Community & Events manager
Seedstars
Hambardzum  Kaghketsyan

Hambardzum Kaghketsyan

Founder
SmartGateVC
 Shahen  Melikyan

Shahen Melikyan

Sistema VC
Tatul  Ajamyan

Tatul Ajamyan

Founder
Wakie
Anastasiya  Tyurina

Anastasiya Tyurina

CEO
Digital Spring Agency
Emil Hakobian

Emil Hakobian

CPO
SoftConstruct

Venue

The event will take place at Deworkacy.

0001, 3 Abovyan St, Yerevan 0001, Armenia