How to Apply

Up to

30 million AMD


// Project Discovery


"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.

  • 3 winning teams in the idea stage will receive 15, 10, 5 million AMD, and 3 winning teams with a product will receive support of up to 30, 20, 10 million AMD. The teams will be given the opportunity to expand the collaborative network, exchange knowledge and experience, and also get the opportunity to interact with invited teams from more than 40 countries.
  • The 6-day event has a full agenda, which includes interactive and individual courses, master classes by the leading experts in the field.

// Apply

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


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                                                  


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


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


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

// Thematic sections

Target sectors