LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/armine-galstyan/
Born In: Armavir, Armenia
Current Job: Director of Educational Programs and Partnerships, SmartGate.VC
Armine was born in Armavir, Armenia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the American University of Armenia. Currently, Armine is an Associate at SmartGateVC, Armenia-Silicon Valley pre-seed VC firm focused on deep tech. She also serves as a Director of Startup Programs & Partnerships at Hero House, one of the leading startup ecosystem organizations in Armenia.
Armine was one of the first hires of SmartGateVC, at the age of 19, and throughout last 3 years at the Fund, she’s played a key role in establishing of several initiatives that transformed the startup scene in Armenia, among those Armenia Startup Academy, Hero House AI Incubator, Entrepreneurial Assistant School, Startup Boost Weekends, and others. She has worked with 100+ idea stage Armenian startups and helped many of the entrepreneurs to raise pre-seed funding. At SmartGateVC, Armine is part of the investment team and was engaged in all 18 investments made by SmartGateVC.