Startup Studio is designed to support science and technology backed startups as well as budding entrepreneurs with an aspiration to become a company founder. The Studio offers a full Coaching and Mentorship program and provides access to coworking space at FAST. Startup Studio membership is granted free of charge. Coaching and Mentorship program guides startups and budding entrepreneurs through the entrepreneurial journey with modules specifically designed to cover their needs. Each module has a practical part where the participants exercise the learned skills by applying them to their idea, product or company-related analysis. The program consists of business and technical sessions, teamwork, panel discussions, mentor engagements, motivational talks, and company visits designed to create and enhance the following capacities of startups and budding entrepreneurs:
- Intellectual: exploring individual and team competencies and plans that generate genuine value for people and the business
- Network: exploring access to relevant skilled people and to market
- Financial: exploring access to capital
- Core: exploring proper individual and team motivation
The coaches and mentors are distinguished professionals from Armenia and abroad.