Armenia-US IT Acceleration Program Accepting Applications



YEREVAN — Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF), Armenian Government and World Bank, in cooperation with Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) are organizing Armenia – US IT Acceleration Program in framework of E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness (EIC) Project.

The program invites startups and companies with new product initiatives to join an acceleration program with training, mentorship and networking in Armenia and in the US.  After acceleration in Armenia, 5 startups will participate in Armenia IT Start-Up forum being held in Silicon Valley at the beginning of June and get introductions to potential investors, partners, clients, and accelerators to grow further. The participants will also have access to CEED’s Global Network, which includes accomplished business leaders and investors across the world.

The program will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Product-Market Fit
  • Customer Development
  • Product Positioning
  • Metrics and Growth

Successful entrepreneurs and experts will:

  • Challenge your business model
  • Help you develop a go-to-market strategy
  • Prepare you to work with international investors and customers
  • Help you define your next steps

Only limited number of teams/companies will be selected to take part in acceleration, so you are encouraged to apply early. The application deadline is March 15. The application form can be found through the following link:

Preference will be given to companies with developed products.  The application deadline is March 15.  The program will start in March and conclude in May with subsequent activities in Silicon Valley.  The working languages of the program are English and Armenian.  No translation will be provided and fluency in both languages will be required to take full advantage of the program.


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