Armenian tech innovation is a force to be reckoned with in 2017; from white label recruitment platforms to event logistics solutions, these 11 tech ventures are poised to go head-to-head with the best and brightest from Silicon Valley.
And with a tech industry growth rate of 20 percent year-on-year, the country is set to become a regional powerhouse for IT talent in the months and years ahead. These are just a handful of the top Armenian tech startups you need to know about in 2017.
Staff.am’s white-label recruitment platform allows users to easily launch an online recruitment business, complete with AI-powered tools for searching/sourcing and hiring talent. The company aims to make the entire candidate search process more efficient and accurate.
WiMedia’s wifi advertising platform allows venue owners to capitalize on their free internet hotspots by connecting them to advertisers who pay for location-based, fullscreen advertising spots. The offering covers some of Yerevan’s most important locations including the airport, metro, and the some of the city’s largest shopping malls.
EarlyOne is a queue management system that helps users retain their place in line, saving them from wasting precious minutes and hours of the day in long queues. The startup was the winner of SeedStars’ 2016 International Startup Competition.
CoOutsource’s outsourcing platform providers hiring managers with an expansive network of talented freelancers specializing in a variety of disciplines: mobile app development, desktop software development, and sales/marketing, to name a few. The service provides team and work progress managers for ensuring that freelancers are performing as expected.
EventGeek’s cloud and mobile offering gives users an easy way to manage event logistics. The offering is being used by prominent brands like Google, Salesforce, Uber, and Rakuten, to name a few.
TripPlannera is a personalized itinerary planner that combines all kinds of travel activities into one dashboard: the best attractions, restaurants, tours, local events, and more. The offering features free, offline-accessible, editable itineraries created by smart planners and professional guides.
Letzzz is like a Tinder for weight loss partners—the app makes the process of getting fit easy, fun, and collaborative. Users can find weight loss buddies, track each other’s progress, and share achievements.
ARMACAD’s platform was designed to help students, scholars, scientists, and parents find the perfect academic resources and programs: scholarships/grants, fully-funded conferences, summer schools, training/seminars, and other study opportunities worldwide. Prominent participating organizations include the British Council, American Councils for International Education, and Harvard University, to name a few.
Rumors Monitoring’s free service allows brands to find and analyze their online media mentions across millions of online media articles with a single click. The platform features multilingual capabilities and machine learning algorithm-bases searching.
Ucraft’s website builder make it easy to design a website, even without coding or web development skills. The intuitive drag-and-drop interface allows anyone to quickly create sophisticated, professional landing pages and responsive websites.
AuthIN’s app enables users to more quickly and securely log in to their favorite websites with only their fingerprint. The company offers a free tier that includes up to 5,000 authentications a month.
In short, Armenia’s tech ecosystem is once again making waves with its array of innovative digital offerings. Be sure to keep these startups on your radar in 2017 and beyond.