Igor Khalatian
Co-Founder, Co-Chair STAN
With STAN, we are creating an ecosystem that puts Armenia on the map as a country where the best and brightest come to launch tech ventures. With tremendous IT talent and large diaspora connections, Armenia has all the ingredients it needs to become such a destination.
The STAN Angels
STAN members come from all over the world and represent diverse business and technology spheres. They are seasoned investors, entrepreneurs, and mentors with a shared vision of making Armenia a research and innovation powerhouse. And they provide the capital, knowledge, and connections to make it happen.

Los Angeles, USA

Armen Orujyan
Gugo Martikyan
Vahag Karayan
Avetis Antaplyan
Artur Galstian
Kevin Bartanian
Hayk Mamajanyan
Armen Martirosyan
Armen Panossian
Armen Kiramijyan
Vrej Sarkissian
Vahram Sukyas
Hratch Sofoian
Yerevan, Armenia

Artur Alaverdyan
Armen Orujyan
Vahan Vardanian
Rem Darbinyan
Sargis Badalyan
Sascha Gharibyan
Moscow, Russia

Ruben Arutyunyan
Igor Avanesyan
New York, USA

Igor Khalatian
Ruben Vardanyan
Sassoon Kosian
Paris, France

Astghik Khachatryan
Dallas, USA

Gevork Sarkisyan
San Jose, USA

Sergey Yengoyan
San Francisco, USA

Levon Budagyan
Zarik Boghossian
London, UK

Artur Tovmasian
Golden, USA

Stephan Reckie
Montreal, Canada

Alexandre Meterissian
New Jersey, USA

John Mardirossian
STAN Benefits
Get access to the best deal flow, a strong international investor network,
and a range of events and mentorship opportunities.
  • Access to high-potential Armenian startups
    At STAN, we believe in collective action to advance our shared vision of steering Armenia toward scientific, technological, and innovative greatness. Access to startups gives you the opportunity to invest in promising companies with the potential for high returns.
  • Diversify investment portfolio
    By investing in multiple startups through STAN, you'll be able to diversify your investment portfolio and spread your risk across multiple companies and sectors.
  • Expand Network
     You'll have the chance to expand your network by joining an international network of 40 professionals from many industries as well as knowing 250+ bright innovators from STAN startup portfolio helping you stay up to date on the latest trends and best practices in the Armenian startup ecosystem.
  • Due diligence and investment support services
    STAN provides due diligence and investment support services to its members, including access to legal, financial, and technical experts who can help evaluate potential investment opportunities. As a member of our network, you'll have the resources you need to make informed investment decisions.
STAN Membership

  • Guidance and advice to the startup teams
  • In-person participation in pitching sessions organized several times per year
  • The minimum annual investment level of $10,000
  • Annual membership fee of $1,000
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