STAN Foundation: Empowering Innovation in Armenia!
“One of our primary goals is to encourage and inspire first-time entrepreneurs to take those crucial initial steps in building science and technology-empowered startups. We recognize the immense potential that lies within our nation's innovative minds, and we want to create an environment where their ideas can flourish and transform into successful ventures. Through the STAN Foundation, we will continue to provide comprehensive resources, mentorship programs, and networking opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs. We will foster a culture of collaboration and knowledge-sharing where experienced individuals can guide and mentor the next generation of innovators. We aim to strengthen the ties between academia, research institutions, and the startup ecosystem. By promoting the integration of science and technology into entrepreneurial endeavors, we can unlock new avenues of growth and development. We envision a future where groundbreaking research and cutting-edge innovations fuel the success of startups, creating a positive cycle of advancement and economic prosperity.”
Ruben Harutyunyan, Founder & CEO of HENDERSON Group
"As the STAN Foundation, our outreach and impact will expand exponentially. Our goal is to support and nurture startups and attract a diverse community of angel investors who share our passion for driving change through science and technology. We firmly believe that by bringing together visionary entrepreneurs and experienced investors, we can create a dynamic ecosystem that fuels sustainable growth and transforms the entrepreneurial landscape of Armenia. Our foundation will catalyze change, offering a platform where startups can access invaluable resources, mentorship, and funding opportunities. We will foster an environment where ideas are nurtured, innovation is celebrated, and bold visions can become reality. Through strategic partnerships and collaborations, we will provide startups with the necessary tools and guidance to navigate the challenges of building successful ventures.
With the STAN Foundation at the forefront, we are determined to position Armenia as a global leader in science and technology startups. We believe that our nation has an abundance of untapped potential, and by harnessing the power of innovation, we can drive economic growth, create employment opportunities, and shape a brighter future for generations to come."
Igor Khalatian, Founder & CEO of Iris Dating