“Startup Armenia” Foundation and FAST will cooperate within the framework of “Sevan Startup Summit 2018”
2018-03-23 19:51

“Sevan Startup Summit 2018”, organized by “Startup Armenia” Foundation and “Granatus Ventures”, will take place on July 22 to 29th at the shore of Lake Sevan. Summit 2018 will be full of innovations.

After two consecutive years of successfully organized “Sevan Startup Summits”, the event was taken to international level as “Seaside Startup Summit”. In 2018, the Summit was already held in UAE and India and contributed to the development of the local startup ecosystems.

“Sevan Startup Summit 2018” will differ from the previously held Summits with its content, organization and innovations and will be the gala event of the internationally held Summits. The base of the innovations of the Summit is the exchange of international experience. This year the participants will have more saturated schedule, but due to the implementation of innovative automated technologies the Summit will be more flexible and productive from the side of given opportunities to the participants. Teams and individuals with different roles will spend 7 days of Summit having interconnected schedules differing with principles.

“We w
ant to make “Sevan Startup Summit” as a platform for all the stakeholders of the Armenian startup ecosystem and we have the goal to make it a meeting point of key figures of global startup ecosystem,-“ mentioned the Founder of “Startup Armenia” Foundation, Hakob Hakobyan.


During “Sevan Startup Summit 2018” Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST), will introduce a new concept “FASTathon”. Around 100 selected young people will form new groups that will come up with ideas for the outcome of realizable business project. The best projects will be awarded by FAST.


FAST will add the list of “Sevan Startup Summit 2018s” experts by inviting international mentors and guests. The special guest of “Sevan Startup Summit 2018” is the Co-Founder of FAST, Ruben Vardanyan.

Moreover, the participating startups of “Sevan Startup Summit 2018” will have the chance to pitch and get investments for their business ideas from the “Angels Network” founded by FAST.


“Participating at the Summit with a new concept is intended for the development of innovative ecosystem and startup culture-,” highlighted the CEO of FAST, Armen Orujyan.


Despite the innovations, the concept of the Summit will continue staying the core. Applications of the Summit are open to startups of different stages from all over the world regardless of the field of activity. Besides the competitions, they will have the chance to present their projects to the investments for getting investments. The prize fund of the Summit will exceed USD 50,000.


To recall, the deadline of the applications is earlier than during the previous years to give more time to startups to be better prepared. For more details visit www.sss.am .