On May 13, at 11:30 a press conference was held at Public Journalism Club that summarized the activities of the Technology Goes Beyond Borders (TGBB) project including its three stages-two round of online mentorship and crash course for 6 teams of young startup entrepreneurs from Armenia and Turkey, and the results of the pitching session held on May 12.
The press conference was followed by an award ceremony during which Evreka won the Best Team award and will receive prize financial support from the European Union funded Support to Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process Programme to implement its business ideas.
On May 12, at 14:00 the representatives of the teams involved in Technology Goes Beyond Borders (TGBB) Project pitched their business ideas and prototypes to a highly reputable jury. These products had been developed during the four previous months of the project.
On May 11 at 17:00 a lecture on "Investors and Startups: Being a Startup and an Entrepreneur: What does it Mean?" was held at the Public Journalism Club (Saryan 30). The guest speaker for the event was Emre Ozbek from Turkey, a partner at Istanbul Startup Angels.
Ms. Arpine Aleksanyan and Ms. Sona Baloyan from Yerevan, from “Matenadaran” Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, were supported with the travel grant to visit Istanbul, Turkey for meetings with the Armenian Patriarchate, Armenian high schools, foundations and publishing houses to discuss possibilities of further collaboration on preserving the Armenian culture.