Politics 20:30 14/03/2019 Armenia

PM Pashinyan, Index Ventures executives discuss prospects for launching activities in Armenia

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received a delegation of Index Ventures venture foundation, including founder Nina Achadjian, Mike Volpi and Dominique Vidal, who were involved in Cisco, Amazon, Yahoo and other well-known companies before coming to Index Ventures. As the press department at the government reported, the meeting was attended by RA Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister was briefed on the activities carried out by Index Ventures and their plans to get involved in Armenia. Highly appreciative of the positive developments taking place in Armenia’s IT sector, they expressed interest in launching and developing cooperation with Armenian partners. In addition to technological and engineering projects, Index Ventures is going to introduce the ways of getting investments in Silicon Valley and the trends in the technological sphere.

Welcoming Nina Achadjian’s delegation to Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan hailed their initiatives to cooperate with local companies and implement investment programs in our country. The Premier emphasized that the IT sector is one of the priorities of the Armenian government, and the Executive’s goal is to have a technology-driven economy in the future. Noting that the Government of Armenia is keen to cooperate with Index Ventures, Nikol Pashinyan discussed the latter’s investment proposals. The Prime Minister stressed that the Government is taking consistent steps to improve the business environment.



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