Thank you for applying for Sevan Startup Summit 2018. Please, be aware that the period for free registration was till May 14. Starting from May 15 to June 4, the selected applicants will pay $30 per person, and starting from June 5 to June 30, the selected startups will pay $45 per person.

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SEVAN
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LAKE SEVAN
ARMENIA, JULY 22-29, 2018
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AFTERMOVIE 2017
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1/30 Aygestan, Yerevan, RA

400 STARTUP TEAMS

$125,000 PRIZE FUND

SINCE 2016


Sevan Startup Summit is the best platform for accomplished and raising entrepreneurs and investors. Whether you are looking for scaling up your startup, winning grants or getting investments, investing in promising SMEs, sharing your knowledge or meeting the main stakeholders of startup ecosystem – Sevan Startup Summit is the right place to be. Join us from July 22nd to 29th at the shore of Lake Sevan and share common lifestyle with about 1000 entrepreneurs. Over $50,000 prize fund and acceleration program with $100,000 fund. It is expected to commit about $1,000,000 of investment. Join us now!

200 INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES

$1.500.000
INVESTMENT COMMITMENT


THE BOOSTER
This is a specially designed week-long intensive micro acceleration programme for qualifying startups that have developed an early prototype and secured some form of angel funding. Sevan Startup Summit 2018 is accepting applications for up to 20 qualified teams to participate in The Booster programme. Teams will be divided into Booster Tracks based on the nature of their business. Each Booster Track will be facilitated by 2 expert Speakers and supported by up to 3 Mentors, who will deliver a hands-on intensive acceleration experience. Teams will have access to a series of Deep Workshops to supplement their learning from the acceleration programme. At the end of the programme, teams within the Booster Track will compete for a chance to go on to the Booster Final Battle.
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The Starter
This is a specially designed programme dedicated to aspiring entrepreneurs and idea-stage startups. The programme features a series of talks that examine and explain key building blocks of the Business Model Canvas. Sevan Startup Summit 2018 is accepting applications for up to 100 qualified teams.
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Booster Final Battle
Teams participating in The Booster programme compete for the top 3 positions in each Booster Track and a chance to go on to the Booster Final Battle. The top 3 teams of the Booster Final Battle will walk away with US$10,000 in prizes and an opportunity to secure investments of up to US$100,000.
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Starter Track Battles
Teams participating under The Starter programme compete for the top 2 positions in each Industry Track and a chance to go on to the Starter Big Battle. The top team from each Industry Track will receive US$1,500 in prizes. The startups will be divided into Track battles based on the industry of operations. The tracks will be announced after the identification of industrial distribution of participating startups.
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Starter Big Battle
From Starter Track Battles up to 18 teams will be selected for the Semi-Finals out of which 6 teams will go on to participate in the Starter Big Battle Finals. The finalists will compete for US$10,000 in prizes for the top 3 teams and in-kind prizes worth up to US$20,000.
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Dialogue Session
Daily sessions with mentors and industry experts with a focus on sharpening business and pitching skills. For small groups of up to 30 participants.
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Campfire talks
Informal talks hosted by leading entrepreneurs and industry experts who share their journeys of success. An intimate setting held around a campfire that encourages lively discussions. For small groups of up to 15 people.
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Keynote Speeches
Inspirational speeches by recognised, accomplished experts who share their life journey as a source of motivation. Open to all participants of Sevan Startup Summit 2018.
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DEEP WORKSHOP
Daily sessions that supplement the acceleration curriculum by featuring industry and function-specific technical workshops led by topic experts. For small groups of up to 30 participants.
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VOLUNTEER

Our events can't be handled without the help of our volunteers. By volunteering for Seaside Startup Summit, you’ll get a chance to meet the main stakeholders of startup ecosystem and gain experience of working with people interested in the development of the field.


The volunteers, based on their knowledge are divided into groups, which are responsible for ensuring accomplishments of specific tasks. During the events, volunteers are located in Volunteer Town, located in the main territory.


You can’t apply for volunteering for specific event. The database of volunteers is created for global Seaside Startup Summits held worldwide.


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Sevan Startup Summit?
Sevan Startup Summit is a tent-camp startup event, which aims to create a bridge for the cooperation between raising entrepreneurs and investors.
How can I apply to the summit?
Only via the official website of the event.
Are there any sectoral limitations for the startups?
Startups from all the fields are free to apply.
How many people from each team can participate?
Each team can be presented from 1 to 4 members for the whole event.
Is there any age limitations?
While for the startups there is no age limit, however, due to the format of the event, participants below 18 years old need to get a permission from their parents or legal guardians.
What is the official language of the summit?
While there is no defined official language, still all the members should have basic knowledge of English and at least one member of each team needs to be a fluent English.
Is it obligatory to stay all the 7 days?
Yes, it is. However, in special cases, this condition can be changed based on prior agreement.
Is the participation free?
For the startups, the period for free registration was till May 14. Starting from May 15 to June 4, the selected applicants will pay $30 per person, and starting from June 5 to June 30, the selected startups will pay $45 per person.
How the accommodation will be organized?
Participants are going to be distributed in groups (20-25 people) and will stay in tents (up to 4 people).
Is there a way I can find teammates through your help?
One of the main goals of Sevan Startup Summit is to create a chance for startups to get in touch with other people, find new experts and fulfill their team.

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