Participants will apply the skills previously acquired through a four day acceleration course. Twelve young participants representing the Information and Communication Technology sector, (graduate students, university graduates and startup entrepreneurs), were involved in all the stages of the Project through four months.
The Jury members include:
Feedback and recommendations provided by the Jury members will encourage the young entrepreneurs to further improve their business ideas, as well as to improve their presentation skills.
The“Technology goes beyond borders: Yerevan-Ankara ” acceleration project build up on the the first “Technology without borders” (February-May, 2015) Project that brought together 6 startup teams from Armenia and Turkey to participate in an Acceleration Training at Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC).The Project was co-sponsored by the US Embassy in Armenia and the European Union.
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.