Climate Tech Hackathon

30 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018

The 24-hour event is about creating solutions to forestry and agriculture challenges

Blockchain Hackathon: Securing the integrity of elections

23 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
Hero House

The teams will have 30 hours to develop an oracle for Ethereum based smart contracts that can help improve the integrity of elections

Haig Kayserian


Australia-based angel investor, founder of KAYWEB and KAYWEB Angels

Pierre Hennes

Granatus Ventures

Co-Founder & Partner at Granatus Ventures

Artashes Vardanyan

Microsoft Innovation Center

Director of Microsoft Innovation Center

Nina Achadjian


Founder of HIVE Seed Fund


Online taxi service


Online food shopping


Bicycle parking and service search app


Combination of taxi and carpooling


Chess board scanning and analyzing


Send and get packages through travelers


Armenian-Russian social fitness platform


Chat online and meet in real life 24h later

Armenia Startup Academy graduates: Breedge, Pic Pen

On February 3, the American University of Armenia hosted the Demo Day of the first stage of Armenia Startup Academy’s accelerator, within the frames of which 11 teams introduced their projects. presents a special column, dedicated to the first graduates of Armenia Startup Academy.


Breedge is a company-student matching platform that makes it possible for employers to hire students with maximal efficiency.

According to the startup members, Breedge is unique in the sense that it takes into account the personality of the student and the culture within the hiring organization.

The people who brought Breedge to life are Vahan Melkonyan, Davit Tamrazyan, Liana Hakobyan, Alexander Davtyan, and Mark Hamazaspyan.

Their target audience is the small, medium size and large IT and business enterprises.

This year Breedge plans to attract more support and take part in an accelerator program.

Pic Pen

Pic Pen is a coloring book game that helps children develop imagination and skills, teaching them to be creative.

As we reported before, the game stands out thanks to the variety of coloring tools and provides an endless supply of pictures.

Pic Pen team consists of six people, two of whom are the founders of the game.

Their target audience is children aged 2-6 and their parents.

Armenia Startup Academy is initiated by Catalyst Foundation and implemented in the framework of the EU4Business Support to SME Development (SMEDA) Project, which is co-funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by GIZ’s Private Sector Development in South Caucasus Programme. SMEDA is part of the EU4Business and EU4Innovation initiatives of the European Union.

Narine Daneghyan

submit to reddit


Dear visitors, You can place your opinion on the material using your Facebook account. Please, be polite and follow our simple rules: you are not allowed to make off - topic comments, place advertisements, use abusive and filthy language. The editorial staff reserves the right to moderate and delete comments in case of breach of the rules.