EMC was partner in an Erasmus+ project where 30 European young activists and students from 9 partner organizations from Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Ukraine, who are passionate about IT and Startups, were in Yerevan, Armenia from 25th of February – 05th of March on Erasmus+ training course.
The participants were studying the IT sphere in Armenia and getting practical skills to be able to found their startups.
“Building Business Skills for IT Entrepreneurship” Training Course was organized by the “Creative Minds” Youth NGO. The project was financed by Erasmus+ Programme.
On March 2nd the participants were welcomed in the Global AМ NGO office. Global AM is a hub for startup ecosystem participants: startups, investors, supporters, professionals and organizations. It supports startups at all stages: from idea to sustainable business and sizes and give the chance to access to a large entrepreneurial and investor network.
During the IT event the participants got the opportunity to have a quick view of Armenian startup ecosystem presented by the following speakers:
1. Global AM NGO founder Gevorg Poghosyan told about the international success of some startups in the Armenian industry, their marketing campaigns, obstacles on their way to success and some secrets.
2. Agile Project Manager, Agile couch, Joomag Armenia scrum master Anna Zakoyan introduced Scrum Management.
3. Founder of The Crowdfunding Formula platform and author of “57 Secrets of Crowdfunding” Narek Vardanyan introduced crowdfunding as alternative financing of innovative ideas, introduced its advantages and peculiarities.