Past events

Two years winged: What’s next? International conference in Armenia
On 11 June, the Business Angel Network of Armenia is hosting “Two years winged: What’s next?”, an international conference supported by the EU-SMEDA project, funded by the European Union under its EU4Business initiative. The conference is organised for ICT Business leaders and investors. It will be attended by Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, Minister of High-Tech Industry Hakob Arshakyan,...
Demo Day for Start-up Academy graduates
The Demo Day of the fourth batch of graduates of the EU-funded Armenia Start-up Academy will take place on May 29, from 6.30-9.30pm at the American University of Armenia in Yerevan. The Academy is a game-changing entrepreneurship and start-up education programme, which, with the support of the European Union, shapes Armenia’s innovative future. Seventy-two start-ups and 188 entrepreneurs were...
Workshop on change management for consulting
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Advice for Small Businesses programmeis organising a four-day course in Yerevan on change management for consulting, as part of the EU4Business initiative. The course takes place on 17-18 April and 22-23 May. The course will be led by world-class expert in business consulting, author of bestseller and coach Janet P. Poot, providing...
Innovative ideas for tourism development in Armenia
The Vanadzor Technology Centre together with the Enterprise Incubator Foundation, State Tourism Committee and Lori regional administration are organising a second Hackathon on ‘Innovative ideas for tourism development in Armenia’, taking place with support from EU4Business in Vanadzor on 18-19 May 2019. The Hackathon is supported by the EU4 Business ‘Support to SME Development in Armenia’ (SMEDA...
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26/04/2019 to 28/04/2019
The 5 th edition of the Start-up Boost Weekend, support by the EU4Business SMEDA project in Armenia will take place on April 26-28, at the French University of Armenia. Once again, university students from seven partner universities will get together to master the essentials of entrepreneurship during 54-hour sessions on Ideation, Pitching, Lean Canvas building, Hypothesis design with the support...
Modelling the economy and politics for optimal development
With the support of the EU-SMEDA project and the EU4Business initiative, an international forum on ‘Modelling the economy and politics for optimal development’ will be held on 1-2 April in Yerevan, Armenia. The aim of the forum is to study and discuss ways of sustainable and effective development of the economy through the prism of politics, economy and innovations. Representatives of...
On 27 March, the OECD will organise the second workshop on supporting Armenia’s SME development strategyin the framework of the EU-funded project ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’. The workshop will focus on the monitoring system as a key aspect for an effective implementation of the SME Strategy. It will present good practice tools to monitor and report progress in the implementation of...
Start-up Boost Weekend
The EU4Business SMEDA project is supporting the fourth Start-up Boost Weekend in Armenia from 22-24 February, 2019. This time, the weekend will be held at the Yerevan State University for around 120 students from a total of 6 partner universities. The Start-up Boost Weekend is aimed to promote entrepreneurial thinking among students. During the three-day event, students from different...
Dried fruit in Armenia
Four Armenian companies will be attending the leading international trade fair for organic products, BioFach 2019 in Nuremberg on 13-16 February, thanks to support of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and its partners. The participating companies are beneficiaries of Ready to Trade project, which is funded by the European Union, as part of the EU4Business initiative, and aims to connect SMEs...
Info session on applications for Armenia Start-up Academy
The application process is now open for the fourth batch of the Armenia Start-up Academy, with an information session in Yerevan on 4 February, designed to introduce the application process and the Academy's programme. The deadline for applications to the programme is 15 February. The Armenia Start-up Academy (ASA) is a unique pre-acceleration programme of 12 weeks for selected Armenian tech...