Armenia Startup Academy Demo Day

30 May 2018
American University of Armenia

Startups that ‘graduate’ as the second generation from the Academy will be represented
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BARCAMP EVN'18

16 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
American University of Armenia

Annual Tech and Media conference which will be held for the 10th time
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Artashes Vardanyan

Microsoft Innovation Center

Director of Microsoft Innovation Center

David Yang

ABBYY

Founder of ABBYY company, creator of Lingvo digital dictionary

Raffi Krikorian

U.S. Democratic National Committee

Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Democratic National Committee

Pierre Hennes

Granatus Ventures

Co-Founder & Partner at Granatus Ventures

Be Armenian

Armenian-themed backgrounds and greeting cards in Armenian

PicsArt

Photo editor

Yerevan Events

Yerevan entertainment, cultural and events guide

Localz

Personalized daily tours in Armenia with top rated tour guides

Cartly

Online food shopping

CityNabz

City events guide

Chessfimee

Chess board scanning and analyzing

360 Stories

Armenian sights featured in 360 degrees

FLYR and Volo are building an AI-driven pricing engine

FLYR, a Silicon Valley data science company that leverages the power of machine learning to develop pricing systems for airlines, has partnered with Volo, a global software innovation boutique with offices in Armenia and Ukraine.

FLYR is building a superior, AI-driven pricing engine to take airline-pricing strategy to a new level, generating significant cost savings and highly customizable bundling options along the way. Instead of being a ‘black box’, FLYR’s FusionRM platform provides valuable, real-time insights into airline network performance, customer demand, and new revenue opportunities. The company recently completed an $8 million Series A round of funding led by Peter Thiel, bringing its total fundraise to $15 million.

Volo will be working in parallel to FLYR’s San Francisco teams to accelerate its application engineering. Specifically, Volo has hand-picked a team of high-end engineers, who are focused on building the web services and data infrastructure that will enable FLYR to aggregate and manage airlines’ petabyte-scale data streams.

Alex Mans, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at FLYR, stated, “In our constant pursuit of transforming the airline industry, we have found a partner that is going to help us accelerate our engineering team growth. In choosing Volo, we were impressed by the quality of the team and their ability to think outside the given brief.”

Armen Kocharyan, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Volo, remarked, “FLYR is one of the most exciting startups in all of Silicon Valley. It is poised to single-handedly reinvent the way the global airline industry operates. We are proud to be able to partner with FLYR on this exciting journey”.

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