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US-Germany-Turkey-Armenia: Investor Day in Yerevan
02.05.2017
Armenia | Public Journalism Club, The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey
With the aim to create and enhance a sustainable angel investing ecosystem in Armenia, the Public Journalism Club and the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), in cooperation with Angel Labs, the world’s first investor accelerator based in Silicon Valley, will conduct the first-ever Armenia-Turkey Investor Day. The launch of the event is planned on May 2, 2017.

The meeting will be hosting prominent venture capitalists, angel investors from Silicon Valley and Germany, representatives of primary investing and business networks of Turkey and Armenia, as well as members of Angel Labs.

 

To promote introduction of best international practices in angel investing, establish connections and share their experience with Armenian colleagues, Tugce Ergul, Director of Angel Labs, a global investor accelerator, based in Silicon Valley, Harald Braunstein, Founding Partner at German NFQ Capital, Alana Tung of Delivery Hero, based in Berlin, and  Ertan Can, Investment Director at HR Ventures in Frankfurt will be among members of the delegation arriving in Armenia.

 

Our guests are also interested in discovering investment opportunities and progress achieved in the ICT sector in Armenia.

 

As part of the event, the representatives of the ICT sector in Armenia and Turkey will hold a discussion on the prospects of investment in the ICT and startup ecosystems in their countries.

 

The attendees of the meeting will be able to familiarize themselves with best practices of creating investing networks, the mechanics of angel investing, as well as favorable legal conditions in Europe and the US.

 

The Armenia-Turkey Investor Day initiative is unique in the sense that it will be promoting the concept of institutionalization of Angel Investors network in Armenia, to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem, to connect entrepreneurs with Angel Investors and to help investors and entrepreneurs in building lasting and profitable relationships. 

 

Monty Mannford, a reporter with leading American financial magazine Forbes, will also be among the attendees of the event and will produce a report about his visit to Armenia.

 

The meeting is an invite-only event for a limited number of participants. The event is open to media. Armenia-Turkey Investor Daywill beheld on 2 May 2017, from 10:00- 18:00, at Radisson Blu (located at Azatutyan Ave., 2/2 Building, Yerevan, Armenia).

 

For interviews and further information, media representatives can contact Gohar Akelyan, PJC’s Armenia-Turkey Project Coordinator, at +37494515585, email: goharakelyan@pjc.am or Lilit Arakelyan, Editor/Coordinator of PJC’s Media Center Project at +37455190708, email: lilitarakelyan@pjc.am.

 

Armenia-Turkey Investor Day is initiated by the Public Journalism Club  and the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey  within the framework of the  Exchange of Entrepreneurs  Project under the Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process: Stage 2  Programme funded by the European Union.

 

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