Our Mission

The main goal of the EA program is to train and keep talent for future growth of the Armenian and/or global startup ecosystem.


Business Intelligence and Customer Development

Product Gamification

Intellectual Property (IP)

Growth Hacking


Public Relations (PR)

Product Management and Analytics

Customer Success

UI/UX Design

EA Program Phases


June 24-30


Applicants go through 3-round selection process, including application screening, 1-1 interviews and group interviews.

Learning Program

July 1 - August 31


Entrepreneurial Assistants in Training go through an intense basic and individual learning program.


September 1-7

Trained young professionals are hired either by Hero House team or placed in partner companies.


Manana Mesropian

Co-founder, COO at Zensoft.io

Ruben Hambardzumyan

Product Manager at SFL

Narine Kotikyan

Director at Founder Institute Yerevan

Our Alumni

Rafael Shirkanyan

EA School was a great place to connect with like-minded people. The program provided me with skills universities do not offer.  

Artur Aslanyan

EA School has left a significant mark both on my personal and professional life. I'm thankful for the network that I got and for all the positive memories.

Mane Yeganyan

In EA Program you get all in one place:  understanding the startup world and trying yourself in different fields. Here you acquire a vast network of professionals willing to share their experience with you.

Hayk Muradyan

Completing the EA Program, I started working as a business development executive in one of the Armenian startups, and started consulting several IT firms on their B2B sales processes. 

© 2018 by Catalyst Foundation.

The Hero House project is initiated by Catalyst Foundation and implemented in the framework of the EU4Business Support to SME Development (SMEDA) Project, which is co-funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by GIZ’s Private Sector Development in South Caucasus Programme. SMEDA is part of the EU4Business and EU4Innovation initiatives of the European Union.

Address: 2a Barbusse street, Yerevan, Armenia

Contact email: info@catalyst.am


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