Who We Invest In

We partner with entrepreneurs who strive to make an impact through innovation. The companies in our portfolio build disruptive technology solutions, look to develop teams in Armenia, and solve global challenges. We look for:

  • Armenian startups with, or looking to build, a presence in Armenia

  • Seed & Early stage companies

  • Scalable business models

  • Software-driven technology

How We Support

HIVE offers seed and early-stage equity investment. In addition to capital, we partner with our entrepreneurs to build stronger and more impactful startups. 

We work closely with each of our portfolio companies to connect them with the resources they need to scale, including access to:

  • World-class advisors and mentors who offer expertise and connections

  • Quality talent, including skilled developers in Armenia

  • Relevant partners to scale your company

  • Founder webinars and workshops which focus on relevant issues for each company

  • Follow-on funding through connections with other venture capital funds, angel investors, and accelerators

Our hands-on approach is designed to open as many opportunities for Armenian entrepreneurs as possible.

How We Decide

After applying for investment at HIVE, startups will be invited to a live pitch with our team for initial consideration. Through a streamlined and thorough review process, we will evaluate each team's offering and potential before investing.

The key indicators we evaluate in potential portfolio companies are:

  • Clear problem and useful solution

  • Proven product 

  • Detailed market overview

  • Advantages over your competition

  • Unique and qualified team

  • Clear milestones and financials

  • Solid go-to-market strategy

When We Decide

We accept applications for investment on a rolling basis. If you fit the above criteria and would like to join our portfolio, click the button below to submit an application for investment.