EPIC Incubator is a 12-week idea-stage startup incubation program, that aims to help very early stage teams with idea validation and business model creation. During the program, resident teams will learn the Lean Startup Framework and receive guidance and mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs as well as expert advice from professionals in various business domains.
Anyone from any background is welcome to apply. You don’t need a business degree, loads of experience, or fancy software skills to be a great entrepreneur. All you need is an idea, coachability, persistence, drive and a willingness to get out of your comfort zone and ask the right questions.
We give no preference to industry and take no equity. Our incubator is about supporting and educating driven people wanting to change the world through entrepreneurship.
By becoming an EPIC resident, you will have access to:
EPIC has an innovative, two-floor co-working space with open rooms, hot desks and its own small kitchen. EPIC is open 24/7.
EPIC cooperates with industry leaders and experts, who are ready to share their advice and guidance with EPIC resident teams.
At EPIC, you will get expert advice and mentorship from experienced professionals and AUA faculty.
EPIC residents have access to our unique EPIC prototyping lab with cutting-edge equipment, including 3D printers, a 3D scanner, CNC milling and vacuum casting machines, etc.
EPIC has a rich library with all materials and resources necessary for startup founders and teams.
EPIC team members, AUA faculty, and alumni will work enthusiastically to create an amazing experience for you at EPIC.
September 3 @ 3PM, PAB, room 313W OR
September 6 @ 6:30PM, Main building, room 516M
September 10 @ 3PM, PAB, room 213W OR
September 13 @ 6:30PM, Main building, room 516M
September 17 @ 7PM, Main building, room 516M
September 6 @ 3PM, Main building, room 620M OR
September 12 @ 6:30PM, Main building, room 620M OR
September 17 @ 2PM, Main building, room 620M
✔ Your team must have at least one current AUA student, alumni or staff member. Current teams have students from other universities, non-university members and even high school students. All are welcome.
✔ Devote significant amount of time to their startup during EPIC incubation residence.
✔ Spend time at EPIC's co-working space at AUA.
✔ Utilize available mentoring services.
✔ Attend regularly organized workshops and events.
✔ Commit to nurturing a safe and collaborative environment during their residency.
✔ Have fun.
We already had two generations of EPIC startup residents. We have had amazing teams with interesting ideas.
We would be excited to have you as a resident of EPIC. Hurry up and apply. We are impatient to welcome you.Apply
Still have questions? We are ready to answer all your inquiries.
American University of Armenia,
Main building, room 520M
40 Marshal Baghramyan,
Yerevan, Armenia, 0019