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SASTIC is a global network of top professionals dedicated to supporting STEM entrepreneurs in Armenia through funding and resources. Join us and be a part of something special – a movement to help aspiring business leaders turn their ideas into successful companies and contribute to the economic development of Armenia.Join Us Now!
Today, a diverse group of experts, including software engineers, physicists, hardware engineers, data scientists, biotech scientists, material scientists, finance and investment experts, have come together to form SASTIC, a powerful network dedicated to supporting and funding the early-stage companies that will shape the future of our homeland.We are already 122
SASTIC is committed to investing in early-stage start-ups and STEM-oriented ideas with the potential for financial success. We may also consider investing in projects that demonstrate high educational and scientific merit on a case-by-case basis. Additionally, we prioritize opportunities that support, involve, or employ Armenian war veterans.
Here are the areas of our interest:
We have developed a transparent and efficient operational model where, with the help of our participating members, we evaluate promising ideas and companies to provide SASTIC support. Every SASTIC member is welcome & encouraged to participate in every aspect of SASTIC’s operational activities - project evaluation, funding, and decision-making.Learn
We are excited to announce that SASTIC has launched an internship program focused on artificial intelligence and machine learning for war veterans. During the program, students will work under the supervision of international and local experts in the field, gaining knowledge and experience that will be valuable in the job market and for generating new ideas and change.
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SASTIC is a professional community that is dedicated to advancing Armenian causes and making a positive impact in the tech sector of Armenia. Our mission is to bring together thousands of highly skilled Armenians who are willing to financially invest in science, high technology, and infrastructures, as well as the education of Armenian youth. By uniting our efforts and working together, we hope to make a significant difference and drive meaningful change.
To achieve this mission, we work to create research infrastructures, assist in education and scientific research, and form modern companies and unions to execute long-term strategic programs. We believe that with dedicated and targeted investments and professional support, Armenian talent can flourish and lead the way in innovation and advanced technologies. By forming profitable companies and producing products that can strategically improve the country's security and wellbeing, we can make a big impact on the future of Armenia.
If you are a highly skilled Armenian who shares this vision and is willing to join a reliable group to invest in these causes, we welcome you to be a part of our organization and contribute to our mission. As a member, you will have access to a range of resources and opportunities to learn about and explore investment opportunities in Armenia, as well as the chance to connect with others who share your passions and goals.
While there may not be direct benefits to individual members, joining SASTIC can contribute to the overall success and impact of the organization's mission. As a member, you will be part of a community of professionals working together to advance Armenian causes and make a positive impact in the STEAM sector of Armenia. By supporting SASTIC and contributing to its efforts, you can help to drive meaningful change and make a difference in Armenia's future.
While there may not be specific perks or benefits associated with membership, the collective impact of our efforts on SASTIC's mission can be significant. We encourage you to learn more about the mission and work of SASTIC by visiting our website and exploring the resources and opportunities available to members. We believe that membership in SASTIC can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience for anyone who is passionate about Armenian causes and investing in Armenia.
As a member of our professional community, you are now part of a dynamic and supportive network of professionals.
As an Active member of SASTIC, you will have the opportunity to play a more significant role in the organization and be directly involved in decision-making processes. Active members are eligible to vote in General Meetings, which allows you to shape the direction and priorities of SASTIC. In addition, Active members may also have the opportunity to influence the work of committees and contribute to the organization in more specific areas of interest.
By becoming an Active member, you will have the chance to make your voice heard and contribute to the direction of the organization. This is a great opportunity for those who are passionate about SASTIC and want to take an active role in shaping its future.
If you are interested in becoming an Active member, you can select this membership type during the registration process or update your membership profile afterwards. An interview may be scheduled to confirm your status as an Active member. We encourage all members to consider becoming Active members, as it is a great way to fully engage with and contribute to the SASTIC community, and to grow professionally.
Yes, it is possible to become a member of SASTIC without taking on responsibilities in the organization's operations. Supporting members do not have the same level of involvement as Active members, and are not required to take on leadership roles or participate in decision-making processes.
However, if you are interested in contributing to SASTIC in other ways, there are still many opportunities to get involved. For example, you could serve as a mentor or contribute your expertise to one of the organization's committees. We encourage all members to consider how they can contribute to the SASTIC community and make a positive impact, regardless of their level of involvement.
In summary, as a member of SASTIC, you have the flexibility to choose your level of involvement and the ways in which you would like to contribute. We welcome all members and appreciate the unique skills and perspectives they bring to the organization.
Membership fees: SASTIC relies on membership fees to support its operations and fund its initiatives. By becoming a member, individuals and businesses can contribute financially to the organization and support its mission.
Grants: SASTIC may also seek grants from foundations, government agencies, and other sources to fund specific projects or initiatives.
Donations: SASTIC accepts donations from individuals and businesses who wish to support the organization's mission and efforts. Donations can be made through the organization's website or by contacting SASTIC directly.
Sponsorships: SASTIC may also seek sponsorships from businesses and organizations to support specific events or initiatives. Sponsorships may come in the form of financial support or in-kind contributions such as products or services.
Investments: SASTIC also directly invests in businesses that align with its mission and goals. These investments provide a source of funding for the organization and help to advance its efforts to make a positive impact in the tech sector of Armenia.
Membership growth: SASTIC tracks the growth of its membership over time as a measure of its success. An increasing number of members indicates that the organization is meeting the needs of its community and attracting support for its mission.
Funding: SASTIC also tracks its funding sources and levels over time to gauge its success. An increase in funding can indicate that the organization is meeting its goals and making a positive impact, while a decrease may indicate a need to reassess strategies or priorities.
Impact: SASTIC also measures its success by tracking the impact it has on the tech sector of Armenia. This includes tracking the number of businesses that are formed or supported by the organization, as well as the number of individuals who benefit from its resources and support.
Feedback: SASTIC also values feedback from its members and other stakeholders as a measure of its success. By soliciting feedback and using it to make improvements and refine its strategies, SASTIC can ensure that it is meeting the needs of its community and making a positive impact.
SASTIC works with a variety of other organizations and stakeholders to advance its mission and achieve its goals. Some ways that SASTIC collaborates with other organizations and stakeholders include:
Overall, SASTIC values collaboration and works with a variety of other organizations and stakeholders to advance its mission and make a positive impact in the STEM sector of Armenia.
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