I’ve launched the HyeTech Minds podcast more than a year ago when a pandemic hit the world with the ultimate goal to introduce Armenian innovators and founders to the world. From Silicon Valley to Boston, from Yerevan to Paris, I’ve hosted 25+ technology leaders, founders, entrepreneurs, innovators, and tech professionals behind some of the most successful and innovative companies and startups in the world.
China’s startups hit by 50% drop in Series A deals due to coronavirus. As our world is shaken in the most dramatic way imaginable, it is time for our global startup community to get closer, support, and learn from each other. Some of us remember the crash of 1987 and the dot-com bubble burst of 2000, in addition to the 2007 financial crisis. Not only is its human impact horrible, but the current economic crisis is more sudden and can easily end up being worse.
Interview with Karen Vardanyan, Partner at Formula VC, Fund Manager at Sprint Crowdfunders’ Fund Episode 36 Did you know that only 0.1% of the campaigns of total campaigns on Kickstarter have raised more than $1 million dollars? In this episode, Karen Vardanyan, Manager at Sprint Crowdfunders’ Fund joins HyeTech Minds to talk about some ofContinue reading “First-Time Crowdfunding? Here’s What You Need to Know”
Climate tech investment in Europe has grown 7x in the past five years, over the global average of 4.9x. Sustainability-focused VCs in Europe have raised $1.8bn this year so far, which includes the €350m fund by Ecosia-backed VC firm World Fund.
In this episode, Hrant Davtyan, Founder, and CEO at Pinsight joins HyeTech Minds to talk about his startup journey. Hrant also shares his thoughts on the importance of AI and Data in the decision-making process. Talks about the challenges and opportunities for Armenian startups to expand AI development.
In this episode, Lucy Setian, Founder of ManateeMentor joins HyeTech Minds to talk about the importance of the mentorship for college students, making education affordable for underrepresented communities and reducing technology inequality. Lucy also stresses the importance of connectivity and networking to bridge the gap between tech communities in Armenia and abroad.
In his episode, Mariam Gyulumyan, Co-founder and CEO at Lucky Carrot joins HyeTech Minds to talk about her startup journey, challenges overcome on her road to success and Lucky Carrot’s mission to transform employees engagement. Mariam also shares her thoughts on the Armenian startup ecosystem and ways to expand that ecosystem.
After doing boxing for more than 10 years, Aleksandr has developed a passion towards data science. Combining his two passions towards boxing and technology, he launched Immensus, an an AI-based fitness application for different sports that uses computer vision to detect users’ movement, analyze mistakes and suggest ways of improvement.
In this episode HyeTech Minds host Alex Amiryan, CEO & Co-Founder of Stingle Photos. Stingle Photos is a convenient, easy to use Gallery/Camera application with Backup and Sync functionality for your photos and videos which seamlessly provides strong security, privacy and encryption. All photos and videos are encrypted prior to being stored and backed up, so they are secure at rest, in transit and on cloud storage. App is completely free and includes free 1GB cloud storage space. You only pay for more cloud storage. Of course no ads or third party libraries are used in the app like analytics.
This Armenian-based startup SafeYou offers a community-based technology solution to women to be more protective against gender-based violence. SafeYou is a mobile app that creates a virtual safe space for women assisting them in three ways prevention, protection, and prosecution of gender-based violence. The app also seeks to raise awareness and empower women through the community.