Armen Verdian has co-founded and operates an M&A independent boutique based in Paris, GA Partners. He is also the co-founder of several startups, including CellProthera (a biotech company focused on heart regenerative stem cell therapy, raised >$30m) or Quintesens (high-quality nutritional food brand). In 2016, he initiated the HyeTech Europe network, to bring together professionals focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, encourage Armenian startups to enter the European ecosystem and promote entrepreneurship in Armenia.