Welcome EMERGE 2022 community partners

Welcome EMERGE 2022 community partners

5 MIN READ, MAY 2, 2022
5 MIN READ, MAY 2, 2022
We're really proud to collaborate with EMERGE community partners, representing from small startup networks to nonprofits. Together with our partners, we have a mission to work towards boosting the tech industry and improving a startup ecosystem in the New East. Let's go deeper and find out more about EMERGE community partners in 2022.
Startup Armenia Foundation

It is one of the key players in the startup ecosystem of Armenia. The main goal is to contribute to developing an innovation-driven, technology-based, and self-sustainable startup ecosystem. The foundation has initiated a series of projects designed to support startups in different stages of development like events, support from the foundation and integration into the startup ecosystem.

The French-Armenian business accelerator represents an international bridge of communication and collaboration, offering startups and SMEs business development and acceleration services in local and international markets.

TUMO is a free-of-charge educational programme that puts teens in charge of their learning. The learning programme is made up of self-learning activities, workshops and project labs that revolve around 14 learning targets. TUMO has hubs in Yerevan, Dilijan, Gyumri and Stepanakert, with 5 TUMO Boxes operating in other towns. Outside of Armenia, there are centres in Paris, Beirut, Moscow, Tirana, Berlin and Lyon.

Armenian State University of Economics
Armenian State University of Economics is an accredited university which is conducting educational programmes in 3 levels of higher education in "Economics", "Management", and "Statistics". ASUE has become the largest economic and educational institution in Armenia, with more than 30.000 alumni. More than 7000 students are conducting studies in 18 specialities.

Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation Center Armenia (EPIC)
The American University of Armenia's (AUA) on-campus startup incubator helps students, alumni, and entrepreneurs to advance their ventures from idea to success. The Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation Center provides an ecosystem for AUA's emerging entrepreneurs that consists of facilities, space, programmes, and events.


The pan-European representative for the early stage investor community, gathering over 150 member organisations in more than 50 countries. Established in 1999 by a group of pioneer angel networks in Europe with the collaboration of the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest €11.4 billion a year and play a vital role in Europe's future, notably in the funding of SMEs.

Most Business Incubator
It is the first private business incubator in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. It builds an ecosystem for technology entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations by providing knowledge, infrastructure, investment, acceleration, and scalability. The team implemented 13 acceleration programmes, and more than $6 million has been invested in developing startups.

An entrepreneurial ecosystem for founders. Its mission is to support entrepreneurs with the right tools to minimise risks related to building a business from scratch, even if they're short of ideas or a team. The team has always stood for a simple truth: founders and their talent are the essences of any startup.

11 VC
It is one of the leading early-stage VCs in Southeast Europe. With 150 collective investments over nine years, Eleven's team has been instrumental in catalysing the regional startup ecosystem. Eleven supports tech companies in five priority verticals-Fintech, Healthcare, Future of Work, Future of Food and Ecomtech.

Joint Journey

An investment firm, launched by an angel investor and serial entrepreneur Sergey Dashkov. Since 2016, an investment firm has invested in 100+ companies, with a total value of $32M, across numerous industries, such as Big Data, FinTech, New Energy, VR, Internet of Things, and BioTech.


An educational project for self-development, personal productivity and improving skills necessary in business and career. The team creates valuable communities where people learn about people, upgrade soft skills, and find great companies.

Business Angel Network of Armenia (BANA) is a network of investors, entrepreneurs and executives from Armenia and abroad interested in making investments in startup companies. In addition to capital, the members bring their expertise, experience and network to influence the success of the startups they invest in.

Yellow Rockets
YellowRockets has been working with startups acceleration programmes for six years. Its mission is to help ambitious, talented people to realise their ideas by creating a favourable environment for entrepreneurship and innovation.

UHAB was founded during the self-help housing movement. The team believes housing works best when residents are given the tools and resources to be in control. UHAB helps build power in tenant and co-op communities so they can continue to advance racial, social, economic, and environmental justice through cooperation.

Startech.vc creates startup programmes, builds a broader community and provides early-stage investments to develop technological entrepreneurship. The team can be proud of 44 executed programmes, 1086 accelerated startups, and 50+ alumni startups funded.

A platform serves as an online place bringing together the Albania Startup community and consequently strengthening the capacity for innovation among the innovation ecosystem actors and building linkages within the Albanian innovation ecosystem and internationally.

An initiative connects the Georgian startup ecosystem to the world. The team builds a strong community of startup founders, ecosystem enablers, private sector companies, and youth that is encouraged to work on innovation and technology.