International Start-up Competition Seedstars Yerevan 2016

Event Date:

June 25, 2016, 12:00 - June 25, 2016, 17:00

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Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia and Seedstars World organize an international start-up competition Seedstars Yerevan 2016 which will be held at American University of Armenia on June 25, 2016. You are cordially invited to be our guest. The event will start at 12 pm and close with an award ceremony at 5 pm.


Seedstars World is coming back to Yerevan!

The 10 best startups from Yerevan will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Yerevan 2016. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits that include our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum. It's a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for over $1mn in investment.

Register to attend or apply to pitch below.


  • Artashes Vardanyan
    MIC Armenia
  • Igor Ovcharenko
    Regional Manager for CEE/MENA
    Seedstars World
  • Bagrat Yengibaryan
  • Areg Gevorgyan
    Business Development Manager
  • Aram Mkhitaryan
    Winner of SSW Yerevan 2015
    Eye Care Plus


  • Tiffany Obser
    MENA/CEE Senior Associate
    Seedstars World
  • Armine Saidi
    Co-founder & CEO
  • Rouben Meschian
    Founding Software Engineer
    Cambridge Semantics
  • Yeva Hyusyan
    CEO & Founder
  • Lukas Gasser
    Ambassador to Armenia
    Swiss Embassy
  • Emil Hakobian
    Chief Product Officer



12:00 Arrival / Networking
12:30 - 12:50 Welcome speech. Special remarks from Bagrat Yengibaryan.
12:50 - 13:00 Keynote. Areg Gevorgyan
13:00 - 14:00 1st Pitching session
14:00 - 14:30 Break / Networking
14:30 - 15:30 2nd Pitching session
15:30 - 16:15 IBM ISTC Demo Day
16:15 - 16:30 Announcement of the winner
16:30 Networking



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The event will be held at the American University in Armenia, located at 40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave, Yerevan.

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