Pierre Hennes

Granatus Ventures

Co-Founder & Partner at Granatus Ventures

David Yang


Founder of ABBYY company, creator of Lingvo digital dictionary

Manuk Hergnyan

Granatus Ventures

Co-founder and Managing Partner at Granatus Ventures

Marina Mkhitaryan

Kolba Lab

UNDP/Kolba Innovations Lab Lead


Reserve tables beforehand at cafés and restaurants


Armenian-Russian social fitness platform


Puzzle game with arcade elements


Online taxi service

360 Stories

Armenian sights featured in 360 degrees


The game allows users to learn the names of the constellations while playing

Be Armenian

Armenian-themed backgrounds and greeting cards in Armenian


Discover new hiking trails in Armenia, connect with local guides

Winners of From Idea to Market competition are revealed

The winners of From Idea to Market competition of the Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP), which took place on December 11 at Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC) within Venture Forum, have been revealed.

Organizer of the competition Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) informed that the jury reviewed 20 investment projects developed by the teams within From Idea to Market contest.

The following 5 teams were established winners. Each of them received an AMD 2 800 000 prize to bring their innovative ideas to life.

Social Bridge platform connects users who generate the content in social networks and organizations that are searching for valuable information to improve their business. It allows Facebook users to earn money by making posts.

Triple-E is an augmented, virtual and mixed reality technology, designed to mend imperfections of visual material, allowing users to get additional data on the objects viewed by their phone camera - graphics, video, 3D object or sound - on their phone in real time.

Varkatu.am platform is designed to establish ties between businesses and funders. It offers new solutions for online banking, which will be different from traditional banking system and will facilitate connection between borrowers and lenders.

Appress helps people read news conveniently from the publishers of selected country. It provides options to translate article wholly.

Loyal Club helps companies find out their end consumers.

The competition aimed to promote development of entrepreneurship in tech sector and facilitate commercialization of innovative ideas in spheres contributing to Armenia’s advance, such as information, communication, high tech, architecture, eco technologies, agriculture. This year more than 80 teams applied for admission to the contest.

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