AICA is a non-profit organization designed to foster the development of entrepreneurial environment in Armenia . It is created to help start-ups and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas find high-caliber business professionals who would invest and help steer companies in their endeavors of high impact and growth. AICA is 20 members strong and growing.
AICA brings together a very diverse group of CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals from Armenia, Russia, Germany, Austria, Denmark, and the USA. Its members represent various industries ranging from cutting edge sphere in Biotech, Digital Healthcare, IT, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Biometrics to more traditional sectors of Manufacturing, Construction, Real Estate Development, Renewable Energy, Banking, Fin-tech, Food & Beverage, Consumer Products, Logistics and Retail. AICA boasts 5 members from YPO and members from top business schools from Armenia, Europe, and USA, including 3 graduates of Harvard Business School. Members of AICA serve on Boards of Multinational Companies and run VC funds; They are Serial Entreprenuers with multiple successful companies under their belts and Top-Notch experts in Management, International and US Law, International Marketing, Sales and Distribution; They invest as Angels in companies with high growth potential and guide them through the exciting but challenging path to success; They open doors to New Markets and Clients and dedicate their Networks, Connections, and most importantly Knowledge, Experience, and Time to help companies Beat the Market Odds.
Excellent interview by Arthur Mikaelyan, President and Cofounder of AICA. On venture finance, angel investing, how to join and of course how to bette...Learn more
AICA is very excited to announce that a group of its angel members have participated in PlayEngine Inc.'s 0.5mUSD pre-seed funding round. One of the l...Learn more
AICA is pleased to announce a new investment in a pre-seed stage startup – GOTCHA. GOTCHA is a computer-vision based technology that analyses the f...Learn more
We are very excited to announce that Arsen Mamikonyan is joining our network as an Angel member. Arsen is an MIT grad with focus on AI and Machine l...Learn more
AICA is pleased to announce its participation in a new investment into EasyDMARC. We wish everyone great success with this exciting new endeavor....Learn more
AICA is pleased to announce that a follow-on investment has been made in one of its previously funded start-ups. The company is operating in the hea...Learn more
Dear Entrepreneurs, the Angel Investor Club of Armenia wants to inform You that our * next Pitching Session will take place on 26th of December, 2...Learn more
AICA is glad to announce that management, technical and financial support has been facilitated into the FACT Industries and AIP Tech start up. FACT ...Learn more
AICA Team is truly excited to announce that Todd Fabacher has joined as an Angel member! He is a serial entrepreneur with several successful initia...Learn more
AICA is delighted to welcome Mrs. Emma Arakelyan as an Angel investor. Emma Arakelyan brings many years of executive level experience from places ...Learn more
AICA is glad to announce that one of its Angel investors has made an investment in EasyDMARK which operates in the cybersecurity domain. The SaaS base...Learn more
AICA’s latest pitching session (unfortunately mostly online and remote) took place on August 22nd. Delighted to have been able to host founders from...Learn more
The Angel Investor Club of Armenia (AICA) is delighted to announce that the 6th pitching session will take place on 22nd of August, 2020. Entrepreneur...Learn more
AICA is proud to announce that Gegham Azatyan is joining as an Angel member. His educational background covers institutions from Yerevan State Unive...Learn more
AICA is excited to announce that Haig Armaghanian will be joining as an Angel member! Haig Armaghanian is the Founder and CEO of Haig Barret Inc. - a...Learn more
Sascha Garibyan from BAAM VC and with a number of a C-Level positions under his belt, is joining AICA as an Angel investor! He will strengthen our net...Learn more
Very excited to announce that George Pagoumian is joining AICA as Angel member! Huge honor to have professionals and honorable citizens like Mr. Pago...Learn more
INVESTMENTS BY AICA DURING PAST EIGHT MONTHS...Learn more
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Most entrepreneurs work long and hard to get a handshake agreement from an investor, and then tend to relax and wait for the check to clear. What th...Learn more
Angel investors are still the lifeblood of early-stage startups, despite the surge of activity in crowdfunding and an increasing early interest from v...Learn more
As a startup, you have to bring a fresh perspective to get your business noticed. However, it will take more than a good idea to convince a potential ...Learn more
What you think about you should believe in it. What you believe you can achieve! So think big, achieve big!
On 29th of February AICA successfully completed its 5th pitching session! 7 very interesting pitches, 12 savvy investors (out of more than 20 members)...Learn more
The Angel Investor Club of Armenia (AICA) is delighted to announce that the 5th pitching session will take place on 29th of February, 2020. Entrepren...Learn more
It is the first outdoor campsite-based forum that fosters intensive deal-making and immersive conversations about the most burning topics in entrepren...Learn more
"In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable."
"The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks."
Personal interest, the desire to give back, and the thrill of being involved with an innovative company are just a few of the reasons why people decide to become angel investors.