top Armenian startups
to EU business & investors
with Warsaw as the doorway
save the date for Thursday 16.03 for a DemoDay @Warsaw Stock Exchange
our mission – your gains
Armenia becomes the European powerhouse of high-tech solutions. As it was crucial for Polish innovative ecosystem to get exposure on international markets to attract new investors, we want now to prevent that this new Armenian boom went unnoticed. Armenian startups have talent, skills and quality. Yerevan-Warsaw Startup Parquet aims in fine tuning and showcasing most promising Armenian endeavors to let them shine not only locally, but also abroad
And enable startups, VCs, accelerators and corporations from both ecosystem to create and strengthen new bonds
Why Poland? Why Warsaw?
The biggest economy of CEE
Warsaw as the spot for global companies regional HQs
130 VC funds (USD 1 bn. in ticiets)
Vivid stock exchange
CEE richest non-equ grants
Project executed by
The Startup Hub Poland Foundation has been building the startup ecosystem in Poland & CEE for 10 years now. To date, we have incubated, accelerated and scaled about 200 Polish and international startups. The foundation has relied on three critical pillars to achieve this success.
Its extended team of 25+ mentors & consultants with top quality international education and experience. Its strong connections with 50+ corporates, most of whom are multinationals with their CEE HQs in Poland. And, its longstanding partnerships with 70+ Polish and international VC partners.
In the past two years alone, Startup Hub Poland has helped 100+ international startups successfully expand to Poland and the region, with a majority of them having struck deals with the foundation’s corporate and VC partners.
The Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia (MIC Armenia) was founded in May 2011. It joined the global network of MIC’s to support the Armenian community to stimulate the development of new startups that are competitive and successful in the marketplace. It focuses on skill development, stimulation of innovative thinking and the development of product/service prototypes to assist the local IT community and students to create businesses from their ideas. Specifically, it provides incubation support for startup teams and organizes training sessions, coding Bootcamps, workshops, and IT competitions. Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia is a great chance to realize innovative ideas, apply imagination and creativity to design and develop real-world software solutions for a better future.
Katapult Creative Accelerator Program
Armenia boasts some of the most sophisticated artists and culture shapers in the world. To maximize the potential of human capital and talent, AGBU Armenia is working in partnership with Creative Armenia and with the funding of the European Union to invest in a new and critical program: Katapult Creative Accelerator Program. With the aim of vitalizing the Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) ecosystem in Armenia, Katapult empowers creative professionals with education, entrepreneurial skills and visibility, and bridges gaps in existing support services, technology, institutions and infrastructure to ensure a sustainable and thriving cultural industry.
Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) is one of the largest business-led Innovation Agencies in High-tech, Technology & Science in the region, operating in Armenia. Our activities cover every aspect of the mentioned sectors development: R&D promotion, business incubation & development, investment channeling, talent identification and workforce development. We act as a cross-point for all entities in the sectors – public and private institutions, international organizations and government agencies, major multinationals and small startups, bringing them together to act jointly towards the ultimate goal of making clearly tangible and positive impact on economy and society․
Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) is a non-profit organization that was established in 2017 with the mission to build an ecosystem that drives technological innovation and scientific advancement in Armenia and beyond. With a focus on entrepreneurial endeavors, FAST empowers innovators to bring cutting-edge, commercially viable, and globally competitive solutions to life. Since its founding in 2017, FAST implemented 25 programs in Education, Research, and science Commercialization areas. Over 260 startups have benefited from FAST programs. Among them, 25 startups received direct funding, and 40 startup teams were created from scratch. Up to 130 startups received a 2-to-6-month mentorship and coaching program, as well as access to coworking space at FAST’s Creative Campus.
Armenia Securities Exchange (AMX) is the only securities regulated market operator in Armenia. As an integrated exchange offering, AMX provides a full suite of services including listing, trading, clearing, information services and alternative market solutions. Investors receive a wide range of investment products and maximum transparency, together with the smooth and efficient execution and clearing of trade transactions. Being a 100% shareholder of the Central Depository of Armenia, AMX also provides integrated settlement solutions for both resident and non-resident clients by utilizing the central depository’s international settlement network and relationships with global depositories.
BANA Angels is the 1st and most active angel network in Armenia. We provide a platform for investors to meet and cooperate with their peers, and connect them with promising startups and entrepreneurs.
The Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation Center (EPIC) at the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a platform for promoting entrepreneurial education, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and start-up venture incubation. EPIC aims to develop knowledgeable, efficient, and experienced entrepreneurs to address the needs of Armenia and the world beyond. EPIC provides an ecosystem for AUA’s emerging entrepreneurs, consisting of first-class facilities and collaborative workspaces, programs and events, and a wide network of professional mentors, advisors, and investors.