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 Armenia Tech Trip 

June 16-26

 Join 15 young professionals this summer to   explore Armenia's tech and startup ecosystem 

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ABOUT THE TRIP

Launched in 2019, the Armenia Tech Trip aims to connect the brightest young professionals in the Diaspora with Armenia's rapidly growing tech ecosystem. During the immersive ten-day trip, you'll visit top companies, startups, and institutions across Armenia, learn from leading founders and investors, and enjoy cultural sites and Yerevan nightlife.

After the trip, you'll have the chance to be matched with internships and job opportunities at the companies visited. Past companies visited include PicsArt, Synopsis, ServiceTitan, DISQO, Vineti, and more.

The trip will be taking place from June 16-26 and costs $825 (flight not included). Participants will arrive in Armenia on Thursday, June 16, and the trip will begin on Friday, June 17.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

We invite any and all diasporan Armenian college students, recent grads, and early career professionals over the age of 18 to apply. Being passionate about tech and Armenia is a must!

Selection is merit-based, and scholarships are offered to those who demonstrate financial need.

Reach out to techtrip@smartgate.vc for any questions or comments.

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WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY

 
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Armen Ghazarian

As a young professional with a variety of interests around business and creative work, the Armenia Tech Trip provided me with an incredible opportunity to meet talented and interesting people. It was one of the most impactful and enabling experiences of my career that continues to pay dividends.

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Arpi Beshlikyan

The Armenia Tech Trip introduced me to a side of Yerevan I wouldn’t have gotten to experience in any other way. We visited so many exciting startups that are at the frontiers of all kinds of innovation and technology; it left me with a sense of deep pride and inspiration.

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Gary Vartanian

Armenia Tech Trip gave a phenomenal opportunity to explore and learn more about the entrepreneurial, tech, and VC scene in Armenia. It was unbelievable being not only able to learn about the startup landscape but also connect with other Armenian peers that shared that interest.

APPLY TO THE ARMENIA TECH TRIP

The Armenia Tech Trip application is now open! We encourage you to apply. After submitting the form, our team may reach out in the following weeks to schedule an interview.

Applications are due April 21.

Interested in supporting the trip and partnering with us?

If you'd like more information on how to work with us, please send us an email.