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HIVE Tech Summit is returning to Yerevan in October

HIVE Ventures is hosting its fifth annual HIVE Tech Summit in Yerevan on October 5.

This year it will be held at The American University of Armenia

Applications for participation, which is paid, can be submitted here.

The summit will include one-on-one meetings with startups and investors, as well as panels and presentations.

There will also be a pitch competition with the winning startup receiving USD 25,000 investment.

HIVE Ventures has said that the event will feature speakers from many of the top VC funds and technology companies including Kleiner Perkins, Google, NextPlay Capital, Square, Chime, Netflix, Kapor Capital, ServiceTitan, Nova Credit, UpWest Labs, Spark Capital and more.

HIVE Ventures provides Armenian startups with investment, mentorship, and access to Silicon Valley resources and network. In addition, HIVE helps US-based companies open offices in Armenia.

To date, HIVE has invested in over 40 startups across the US and Armenia, including ServiceTitan, Gecko Robotics and ShopMonkey.

HIVE Ventures is based in San Francisco and Yerevan and is backed by the Hirair & Anna Hovnanian Foundation.