Up to

$30,000

grants

// Project Discovery

Neruzh

"Neruzh" is a governmental program. The aim of the program is to promote professional repatriation, which will contribute to the economic progress of Armenia and the development of the startup ecosystem.

  • Every year, more than 30 startups from around the world are invited to Armenia to participate in a 5-day event, learn about the advantages of doing business in Armenia, receive exclusive individual mentoring and claim up to USD 30.000 grant in order to expand their business initiatives.
  • The 5-day event has a full agenda, which includes interactive and individual courses, master classes by the leading experts in the field.
  • This year, the program is implemented by the RA Ministry of High-Tech Industry in cooperation with the "My Step" Foundation.

// Implemented by the Ministry of High-Tech Industry of the RA in cooperation with the "My Step" Foundation

Organizers

// Program

Why join the program?

01

Neruzh BootCamp

A joyful and startup-oriented 5-day event full of learning, networking & inspiration

 

02

MasterClasses

Expert-led sessions covering the latest trends in tech and global markets

03

Networking

Expanding your network, accessing relevant and influential people with the right knowledge, experience, connections

04

Funding and Acceleration

Opportunity to receive a grant up to $30,000 and acceleration tailored to the startups' needs

80

Applied

47

Selected

23

Countries

100

Participants

// Thematic sections

Target sectors

// Apply

For your startup to be eligible for the program, it must:

Team

Have a pre-established or new emerging team before applying to the program                                                 

(Co) Founders

At least half of the founders of the startup must be Diaspora-Armenians                                                   

Start-up stage

Be in pre-seed or seed levels of development                                                  

Industry

The startup must be active in one or more of the preferred areas of the program                      

Repatriation

Have a founder (co-founders) willing to register and establish the startup in RA and live in Armenia for at least 1 year

Note

–ěnly 2 members from each startup will be invited to participate in the program               

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