Discovering the Future
Startup Studio
Support science and technology backed startups as well as budding entrepreneurs with an aspiration to become a company founder
General Information
About Startup Studio

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:

  1. Intellectual: exploring individual and team competencies and plans that generate genuine value for people and the business
  2. Network: exploring access to relevant skilled people and to market
  3. Financial: exploring access to capital
  4. Core: exploring proper individual and team motivation

The coaches and mentors are distinguished professionals from Armenia and abroad.


Our Program

Coaching

Our network of professional coaches conducts a multitude of coaching sessions from the many spheres of entrepreneurship. Coaching sessions provide startups with opportunities to overcome challenges as they take on the new challenges of business growth. 12 modules will expand participants’ knowledge and skills in some of the following topics: Business model, Leadership, Teambuilding, Product Conceptualization, Financials and Accounting, Funding, Law and Taxation, and Soft Skills.


Mentorship

To accompany the development of the startups from practical to functional skills, Startup Studio ensures that they are empowered through the mentorship program. The mentorship support not only builds a foundation of support and inspiration but also provides opportunities for connecting and networking. The mentors’ union includes successful startup founders, field experts, and investors who want to see share their valuable advice and expertise.


Co-working Space

FAST Startup Studio offers startups with access to a coworking space at FAST Creative Campus. An open space concept, designed by the latest urban interior standards, is an ideal place to work, meet, network and stay productive.


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Pitch

Twice a year, the most promising startups get a chance to present a 3-minute pitch for the Science and Technology Angels Network members.