The EPIC Incubator is a 14-week idea-stage startup incubation program that helps early-stage teams with idea validation and business model creation. During the program, resident teams learn the lean startup framework and receive guidance and mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs, as well as expert advice from professionals in various business domains.

We invite AUA students and alumni to apply. We also encourage applicants from outside AUA. You don't need any affiliation with AUA to apply.  If you go to another university, or no university at all, or are working and have an idea, you are welcome to apply.

At EPIC, startups get:

  • 3-month intensive incubation program
  • Large network of experienced mentors and advisors from the Armenian startup ecosystem, diaspora, Silicon Valley, and more
  • Access to AUA professors, academic and research resources
  • 4,000+ AUA alumni
  • Unique hardware engineering Prototyping lab
  • Access to AUA Technology and Innovation Legal Clinic
  • Lectures, workshops, and one-on-ones from the top business people in the ecosystem
  • Periodic meetups with industry experts
  • Community building with like-minded entrepreneurs
  • Modern facilities 24/7, unlimited coffee, pizza and snacks


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